Splines and Spline Fitting Revisited

  • D. C. Vargas
  • E. J. Rodríguez
  • M. Flickner
  • J. L. C. Sanz


This paper presents a detailed summary of the properties and basic facts about spline spaces and their B-spline bases. Examination is made of the many different joint-continuity conditions. Geometric continuity constraints are of special interest, as they appear to satisfy visual needs of the human observers. Least-squares approximation of analytic curves and discrete point sets is also discussed. Special attention is devoted to the problem of selecting the bast fit to a closed curve, considering all the possible shifted parametric descriptions of the curve.


Control Point Closed Curve Chinese Character Spline Function Spline Curve 
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  • D. C. Vargas
  • E. J. Rodríguez
  • M. Flickner
  • J. L. C. Sanz

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