Publications in Scientific Journals:

M. Faustmann, J. Melenk, D. Praetorius:
"H-matrix approximability of the inverses of FEM matrices";
Numerische Mathematik, 131 (2015), 4; 615 - 642.

English abstract:
We study the question of approximability for the inverse of the FEMstiffness matrix for (scalar) second order elliptic boundary value problems by blockwise low rank matrices such as those given
by the H-matrix format introduced in [Hac99]. We show that exponential convergence in the local block rank r can be achieved. We also show that exponentially accurate LU-decompositions in the
H-matrix format are possible for the stiffness matrices arising in the FEM. Unlike prior works, our analysis avoids any coupling of the block rank r and the mesh width h and also covers mixed
Dirichlet-Neumann-Robin boundary conditions.

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