Article History

ORIGINAL ARTICLE Publication URI: http://www.livingreviews.org/lrr-1998-5
Title Characteristic Evolution and Matching
Author Jeffrey Winicour
Date accepted 5 March 1998, published 8 May 1998
UPDATE Publication URI: http://www.livingreviews.org/lrr-2001-3
Title Characteristic Evolution and Matching
Author Jeffrey Winicour
Date accepted 15 February 2001, published 20 March 2001
Changes Article revision adding figures and information on the use of 3D characteristic codes to simulate black holes and the use of light cone coordinates in general relativistic astrophysics.
UPDATE Publication URI: http://www.livingreviews.org/lrr-2005-10
Title Characteristic Evolution and Matching
Author Jeffrey Winicour
Date accepted 19 October 2005, published 8 December 2005
Changes Updated and extended review, especially Sections 3 and 5.
Number of references increased from 157 to 229.
UPDATE Publication URI: http://www.livingreviews.org/lrr-2009-3
Title Characteristic Evolution and Matching
Author Jeffrey Winicour
Date accepted 9 April 2009, published 16 April 2009
Changes Significantly updated previous version. About 30 references have been added. The text has been revised at several points. Added new Sections 4, 5.3 and 6.
UPDATE Publication URI: http://www.livingreviews.org/lrr-2012-2
Title Characteristic Evolution and Matching
Author Jeffrey Winicour
Date accepted 4 January 2012, published 25 January 2012
Changes Besides various small changes, Sections 2.1, 3.1.1, 4.2.1 and 6.2 to 6.6 are new, with 54 new references.