The origins of kriging
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- Cressie, N. Math Geol (1990) 22: 239. doi:10.1007/BF00889887
In this article, kriging is equated with spatial optimal linear prediction, where the unknown random-process mean is estimated with the best linear unbiased estimator. This allows early appearances of (spatial) prediction techniques to be assessed in terms of how close they came to kriging.