# A Practical Guide to Splines (Revised Edition) by Carl De Boor

By Carl De Boor

This ebook relies at the author’s adventure with calculations regarding polynomial splines, providing these components of the idea specially helpful in calculations and stressing the illustration of splines as weighted sums of B-splines. The B-spline idea is built without delay from the recurrence kinfolk with out recourse to divided alterations. This reprint comprises redrawn figures, and such a lot formal statements are observed through proofs.

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