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Mathematics of Computation

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Table for third-degree spline interpolation using equi-spaced knots
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by W. D. Hoskins PDF
Math. Comp. 25 (1971), 797-801 Request permission


A table is given for the calculation of the parameters of a third-degree natural spline with n data points $(n > 2)$ using a minimum number of multiplications and divisions. In addition, an example is given that demonstrates the method of use and enables comparisons to be made with a method previously described.
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  • © Copyright 1971 American Mathematical Society
  • Journal: Math. Comp. 25 (1971), 797-801
  • MSC: Primary 65D05
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  • MathSciNet review: 0298873