We thank Faccioli, Vanini, Paolucci, and Stupazzini for their interest in our articles (Bielak et al., 2003; Yoshimura et al., 2003; hereafter I and II). We will refer to their comments (Faccioli et al., 2004) as fvps. The primary aim of fvps is (1) to illustrate the implementation by fvps of the domain reduction method (drm) described in I and II for the hybrid finite-element–spectral-element (fe–se) method, and (2) to show that the use of ses can lead to dramatic reduction in computer processing unit (cpu)...

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