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Bulletin géodésique

, Volume 61, Issue 1, pp 21–40 | Cite as

Averaging two functions

  • Helmut Moritz
Article

Abstract

The paper treats the problem of averaging two independent determinations of the same function (curve, surface, etc.). Starting from the simple arithmetic mean, the problem is successively generalized to scalar and vector functions, arriving at an integral equation of Wiener-Hopf type. Aspects of least-squares collocation are also included. Finally the problem of determining transformation parameters and other systematic deviations is treated, furnishing a simple example of continuous least-squares adjustment.

Keywords

Integral Formula True Error Simple Arithmetic Error Covariance Matrix Physical Geodesy 
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© Bureau Central de L’Association Internationale de Géodésie 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Helmut Moritz
    • 1
  1. 1.Technical UniversityGraz(Austria)

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