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Spline (mathematics)

Known as: Spline curve, Spline function, Linear spline 
In mathematics, a spline is a numeric function that is piecewise-defined by polynomial functions, and which possesses a high degree of smoothness at… Expand
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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
Maximum likelihood or restricted maximum likelihood (REML) estimates of the parameters in linear mixed-effects models can be… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
  • M. Lai, L. Schumaker
  • Encyclopedia of mathematics and its applications
  • 2007
  • Corpus ID: 118697616
Preface 1. Bivariate polynomials 2. Bernstein-Bezier methods for bivariate polynomials 3. B-patches 4. Triangulations and… Expand
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
A snake is an energy-minimizing spline guided by external constraint forces and influenced by image forces that pull it toward… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
The Support Vector (SV) method was recently proposed for estimating regressions, constructing multidimensional splines, and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
SUMMARY With ideal spatial adaptation, an oracle furnishes information about how best to adapt a spatially variable estimator… Expand
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
  • F. Bookstein
  • IEEE Trans. Pattern Anal. Mach. Intell.
  • 1989
  • Corpus ID: 47302
The decomposition of deformations by principal warps is demonstrated. The method is extended to deal with curving edges between… Expand
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Shape optimization in a general setting requires the determination of the optimal spatial material distribution for given loads… Expand
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Highly Cited
1978
Highly Cited
1978
  • C. Boor
  • Applied Mathematical Sciences
  • 1978
  • Corpus ID: 122101452
This book is based on the author's experience with calculations involving polynomial splines. It presents those parts of the… Expand
Highly Cited
1978
Highly Cited
1978
SummarySmoothing splines are well known to provide nice curves which smooth discrete, noisy data. We obtain a practical… Expand