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Algorithms for spline and other approximations to functions and data

Phillips, G.M. and Taylor, Philip (1992) Algorithms for spline and other approximations to functions and data. Computer Physics Communications, 73 (1-3). pp. 1-21. ISSN 0010-4655

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Abstract

A succinct introduction to splines, explaining how and why B-splines are used as a basis and how cubic and quadratic splines may be constructed, is followed by brief account of Hermite interpolation and Padé approximations.