Interpolation

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Interpolation

A method of approximating a price or yield that is unknown by using numbers that are known.

Interpolation

An estimate of an unknown variable using known variables that are somehow related to the unknown variable.
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of model (14), we can use all candidate blocks to jointly interpolate the target block as follows,
Certainly this is a prerequisite to interpolate a path in 2- or 3-space but the mere fact that two or more axes are in motion at the same time is not necessarily interpolation.
On the other hand, we can use the same Mairhuber argument to show that a six-dimensional subspace cannot interpolate the functionals in question.
Where data are available at sufficient wavelengths to avoid errors due to the sum approximation to the integral, it is preferable to interpolate reference tables, such as the photometric response function [V.
Singular moments are caught in memory, emblazon themselves on the mind, and perhaps interpolate themselves later in connection with other images.
The profile can also be edited manually; the user may enter just 10 points, and the program will interpolate between them for a total of 40 steps, in order to provide smooth transitions.
The tool gives every CNC machine the ability to interpolate large and deep bores in a very short time, with any diameter bore possible within the tool's working range.
Ordinary kriging was used to interpolate block grades within each shell.
The BEA's use of six-month-old data to interpolate current results will always miss business cycle tops and bottoms.
In contrast, the traditional CCD and CMOS image sensors used in today's digital cameras capture only one color per pixel location and must mathematically interpolate the two colors not detected.