Numerical Algorithms

, Volume 39, Issue 1–3, pp 57–68 | Cite as

Error estimates for interpolation of rough data using the scattered shifts of a radial basis function

  • R. A. Brownlee


The error between appropriately smooth functions and their radial basis function interpolants, as the interpolation points fill out a bounded domain in Rd, is a well studied artifact. In all of these cases, the analysis takes place in a natural function space dictated by the choice of radial basis function – the native space. The native space contains functions possessing a certain amount of smoothness. This paper establishes error estimates when the function being interpolated is conspicuously rough.


scattered data interpolation radial basis functions error estimates rough functions 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. A. Brownlee
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of LeicesterLeicesterEngland

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