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Splines/Tridiagonal Matrices

  1. Oct 13, 2006 #1
    I'm trying to find a spline for a set of points and solve it with a tridiagonal (at least thats what my prof wants). But...

    1.)I'm unfamiliar with how splines work
    2.)I don't see how a tridiagonal matrix will fit in
    3.)what will the "Solution" look like? What will the solution of the tridiagonal kick out?

    I have read the wolfram site and wikipedia as well as many other sites on the issue.

    I really just need a general explanation of how splines are solved. I.E. not exact equations to find coefficients.

    Thanks all!
     
    Last edited: Oct 13, 2006
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