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Topic: Bivariate Pchip
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John D'Errico

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Re: Bivariate Pchip
Posted: Jan 18, 2013 8:59 AM
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"samar" wrote in message <kd7th9$aac$>...
> "John D'Errico" <> wrote in message <kd7l8o$hbg$>...
> > "samar" wrote in message <kd6sdp$qnk$>...
> > > Hi all,
> > >
> > > I would like to use Pchip function to interpolate my 2-dimensional data set.
> > >
> > > I'm actually using spline interpolation (with csapi function) but it doesn't work well.
> > > I think that Pchip will be better for my data set but I have no idea how to use it with 2 variables: x1 (n values) and x2 (m values) are my variables and V=f(X1,X2) is the n*m matrix containning all values taken by f for each couple (x1,x2)
> > >
> > > The second question can we have the result of pchip in PPFORM?
> > >
> > > Thank you very much for you help!

> >
> > 1. pchip DOES return a ppform.
> >
> > 2. There is no 2-d pchip implemented for MATLAB that I know of.
> >
> > John

> Thank you very much for your answer John
> Do you have an idea whether there is another similar function in 2d?
> As I said previously I'm using csapi function now and it doesn't perform well with my 2d data set!
> Than you

No, as far as I know, there is no tool available in 2-d for
this. I'd be willing to write one, as there are others who
have asked for it, but I lack the paper that describes the
fix for pchip so it will work in 2-d. If someone has the
reference I have described as a pdf, I'd see about an


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