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Which One Is The Knot Vector?

  1. Mar 25, 2013 #1
    Could someone show me which one is called by the knot vector and how to define it?

    Thank you

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  3. Mar 25, 2013 #2


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    This may help:


    It mentions that the knot vector is a list of numbers not a real vector so maybe its related to the point numbering.
  4. Mar 25, 2013 #3


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    There are a number of different definitions of "knot" in different types of mathematics. From your graph it appears that you are approximating a function by a "broken line". In this case the "knots" are the points at which the different line segments join so your "knot vector" is simply (b0, b1, b2, b3).
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