By Larry Schumaker

This vintage paintings keeps to provide a entire therapy of the speculation of univariate and tensor-product splines. it is going to be of curiosity to researchers and scholars operating in utilized research, numerical research, machine technology, and engineering. the cloth lined offers the reader with the mandatory instruments for realizing the numerous functions of splines in such varied components as approximation idea, computer-aided geometric layout, curve and floor layout and becoming, photo processing, numerical answer of differential equations, and more and more in company and the biosciences. This re-creation incorporates a complement outlining many of the significant advances within the thought when you consider that 1981, and a few 250 new references. it may be used because the major or supplementary textual content for classes in splines, approximation concept or numerical research.