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The numerical solution of the time-fractional nonlinear Klein-Gordon equation via spectral collocation method

In this paper, we consider the numerical solution of the time-fractional nonlinear Klein-Gordon equation. We propose a spectral collocation method in both temporal and spatial discretizations with a spectral expansion of Jacobi interpolation polynomial for this equation. A rigorous error analysis is provided for the spectral methods to show both the errors of approximate solutions and the errors of approximate derivatives of the solutions decaying exponentially in infinity-norm and weighted L2-norm. Numerical tests are carried out to confirm the theoretical results.
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