Advances in Computational Mathematics

, Volume 9, Issue 3–4, pp 337–352 | Cite as

A note on fast Fourier transforms for nonequispaced grids

  • Gabriele Steidl


In this paper, we are concerned with fast Fourier transforms for nonequispaced grids. We propose a general efficient method for the fast evaluation of trigonometric polynomials at nonequispaced nodes based on the approximation of the polynomials by special linear combinations of translates of suitable functions ϕ. We derive estimates for the approximation error. In particular, we improve the estimates given by Dutt and Rokhlin [7]. As a practical consequence, we obtain a criterion for the choice of the parameters involved in the fast transforms.

fast Fourier transform nonequispaced grids B-splines Gaussian bells shift-invariant spaces 65T10 41A15 41A30 42A16 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gabriele Steidl
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  1. 1.Fakultät für Mathematik und InformatikUniversität MannheimMannheimGermany

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