**Simpson's rule** — can be derived by approximating the integrand f (x) (in blue) by the quadratic interpolant P (x) (in red). In numerical analysis, Simpson s rule is a method for numerical integration, the numerical approximation of definite integrals.… … Wikipedia

**simpson's rule** — noun Usage: usually capitalized S Etymology: after Thomas Simpson died 1761 English mathematician : a method used especially by naval architects for computing the approximate area bounded by a curve by adding the areas of a series of figures… … Useful english dictionary

**Simpson's rule** — Math. a method for approximating the value of a definite integral by approximating, with parabolic arcs, the area under the curve defined by the integrand. [1895 1900; named after Thomas Simpson (1710 61), English mathematician] * * * … Universalium

**Simpson's paradox** — (or the Yule Simpson effect) is a statistical paradox wherein the successes of groups seem reversed when the groups are combined. This result is often encountered in social and medical science statistics [cite journal title = Simpson s Paradox in … Wikipedia

**Simpson's-in-the-Strand** — is one of London s most renowned traditional English restaurants, and banqueting suites. Situated in one of the capital s famous streets, The Strand, it is part of the Savoy Buildings, which include possibly the world s most famous hostelry, the… … Wikipedia

**Thorson's rule** — (named after Gunnar Thorson by S. A. Mileikovsky in 1971)Mileikovsky, S. A. 1971. Types of larval development in marine bottom invertebrates, their distribution and ecological significance: a reevaluation. Marine Biology 19: 193 213] states that… … Wikipedia

**Adaptive Simpson's method** — Adaptive Simpson s method, also called adaptive Simpson s rule, is a method of numerical integration proposed by William M. McKeeman in 1962.William M. McKeeman: Algorithm 145: Adaptive numerical integration by Simpson s rule. Commun. ACM 5(12):… … Wikipedia

**Simpson** — may refer to:* Simpson (name)In places:*In Australia: **Simpson Desert*In Canada: **Simpson, Saskatchewan*In the United Kingdom **Simpson, Buckinghamshire* In the United States **Simpson, Illinois **Simpson, Indiana **Simpson, Kansas **Simpson,… … Wikipedia

**Simpson , Thomas** — (1710–1761) British mathematician The son of a weaver from Market Bosworth in Leicestershire, Simpson was largely self educated. His mathematical interests were aroused when a peddler gave him a copy of the popular textbook, Cocker s Arithmetic.… … Scientists

**Trapezoidal rule** — This article is about the quadrature rule for approximating integrals. For the Explicit trapezoidal rule for solving initial value problems, see Heun s method. The function f(x) (in blue) is approximated by a linear function (in red). In… … Wikipedia