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A Fourth Order Improved Numerical Scheme for the Generalized Burgers—Huxley Equation

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ABSTRACT

A fourth order finite-difference scheme in a two-time level recurrence relation is proposed for the numerical solution of the generalized Burgers--Huxley equation. The resulting nonlinear system, which is analysed for stability, is solved using an improved predictor-corrector method. The efficiency of the proposed method is tested to the kink wave using both appropriate boundary values and conditions. The results arising from the experiments are compared with the relevant ones known in the available bibliography.

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A. Bratsos, "A Fourth Order Improved Numerical Scheme for the Generalized Burgers—Huxley Equation," American Journal of Computational Mathematics, Vol. 1 No. 3, 2011, pp. 152-158. doi: 10.4236/ajcm.2011.13017.

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