Numerical Integration of Hamiltonian Systems in the Presence of Additional Integrals: Application of the Observer Method

  • Andrzej J. Maciejewski
  • Jean-Marie Strelcyn
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB, volume 331)


The observer method introduced by Busvelle et al. (1993), is a simple idea that can be used to improve reliable numerical integration of a system of differential equations in the presence of first integrals. In the cited paper the observer method was already tested on some important examples like the Kepler problem and the Gavrilov-Shilnikov system.


Point Vortex Maximal Relative Error Observer Method Kepler Problem Symplectic Integrator 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrzej J. Maciejewski
    • 1
  • Jean-Marie Strelcyn
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.Institute of AstronomyNicolaus Copernicus UniversityToruńPoland
  2. 2.Département de MathématiquesUniversité de RouenMont Saint Aignan CedexFrance
  3. 3.Laboratoire AnalyseGéométrie et ApplicationsFrance
  4. 4.Département de MathématiquesInstitut GaliléeVilletaneuseFrance

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