Vector Field Interpolation with Radial Basis Functions

Michal Smolik
Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of West Bohemia, Plzen, Czech Republic

Vaclav Skala
Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of West Bohemia, Plzen, Czech Republic

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Ingår i: Proceedings of SIGRAD 2016, May 23rd and 24th, Visby, Sweden

Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings 127:3, s. 15-21

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Publicerad: 2016-05-30

ISBN: 978-91-7685-731-1

ISSN: 1650-3686 (tryckt), 1650-3740 (online)


This paper presents a new approach for the Radial Basis Function (RBF) interpolation of a vector field. Standard approaches for interpolation randomly select points for interpolation. Our approach uses the knowledge of vector field topology and selects points for interpolation according to critical points location. We presents the results of interpolation errors on a vector field generated from analytical function.


Vector field Radial basis functions Interpolation Critical points


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