quadrilateral_witherden_rule, a MATLAB code which returns a Witherden quadrature rule, with exactness up to total degree 21, over the interior of a quadrilateral.

The unit quadrilateral has vertices (0,0), (1,0), (1,1), (0,1).


The computer code and data files made available on this web page are distributed under the MIT license


quadrilateral_witherden_rule is available in a C version and a C++ version and a Fortran90 version and a MATLAB version and an Octave version and a Python version.

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  1. Freddie Witherden, Peter Vincent,
    On the identification of symmetric quadrature rules for finite element methods,
    Computers and Mathematics with Applications,
    Volume 69, pages 1232-1241, 2015.

Source Code:

Last revised on 25 April 2023.