interpolation


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in·ter·po·late

 (ĭn-tûr′pə-lāt′)
v. in·ter·po·lat·ed, in·ter·po·lat·ing, in·ter·po·lates
v.tr.
1. To insert or introduce between other elements or parts.
2.
a. To insert (material) into a text.
b. To insert into a conversation. See Synonyms at introduce.
3. To change or falsify (a text) by introducing new or incorrect material.
4. Mathematics
a. To estimate a value of (a function or series) between two known values.
b. To create a continuous function that incorporates (a finite set of data), such as creating a curve that passes through a fixed set of points or a surface through a fixed set of curves.
5. To introduce estimated values of (pixel data) into a pixel array to improve the quality of an enlarged digital image.
v.intr.
To make insertions or additions.

[Latin interpolāre, interpolāt-, to touch up, refurbish, from interpolis, refurbished; see pel- in Indo-European roots.]

in·ter′po·la′tion n.
in·ter′po·la′tive adj.
in·ter′po·la′tor n.

interpolation

(ɪnˌtɜːpəˈleɪʃən)
n
1. the act of interpolating or the state of being interpolated
2. something interpolated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.interpolation - a message (spoken or written) that is introduced or inserted; "with the help of his friend's interpolations his story was eventually told"; "with many insertions in the margins"
subject matter, content, message, substance - what a communication that is about something is about
2.interpolation - (mathematics) calculation of the value of a function between the values already known
figuring, reckoning, calculation, computation - problem solving that involves numbers or quantities
math, mathematics, maths - a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
3.interpolation - the action of interjecting or interposing an action or remark that interrupts
disruption, interruption, gap, break - an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity; "it was presented without commercial breaks"; "there was a gap in his account"

interpolation

noun insertion, addition, aside, introduction, insert, interjection, intercalation The interpolation was inserted soon after the text was finished.
Translations

interpolation

[ɪnˌtɜːpəˈleɪʃən] Ninterpolación f

interpolation

n (of remark)Einwerfen nt; (= remark made)Einwurf m; (in text) → Interpolation f, → Einfügung f; (Math) → Interpolation f

interpolation

[ɪnˌtɜːpəˈleɪʃn] n (frm) → interpolazione f
References in classic literature ?
the supposed interpolation lacks a sufficient motive.
It is highly probable that these poems were interpolations into the "Catalogues" expanded by later poets from more summary notices in the genuine Hesiodic work and subsequently detached from their contexts and treated as independent.
10 It must be mentioned also that the learning of this age has left permanent traces of its influence on these fables, ll by causing the interpolation with them of some of those amusing stories which were so frequently introduced into the public discourses of the great preachers of those days, and of which specimens are yet to be found in the extant sermons of Jean Raulin, Meffreth, and Gabriel Barlette.
The reader will observe that the writer has been unable to keep the women out of an interpolation consisting only of four lines.
"The summer house itself, so airy and so broken, is like one of those old tales, imperfectly remembered; and these living branches of the Baldwin apple tree, thrusting so rudely in, are like your unwarrantable interpolations. But, by the by, have you added any more legends to the series, since the publication of the 'Wonder-Book'?"
A scaling scheme based on interpolation is used to reconstruct the intermediate values between discrete pixel values.
Various interpolation methods have been used by researchers to solve this problem but their accuracies vary in different climates.
Basler has invented an interpolation algorithm, called the Virtual Pixel Interpolation, which creates values of virtual pixels at given positions and with a common given size, thereby fulfilling all EMVA 1288 requirements for real pixels.
Spatial interpolation techniques have been applied in a number of fields of study to generate a continuous surface data for informed decisions.
The given histopolation problem may in general be reduced to an equivalent interpolation problem and the derivative of the interpolant is the histopolant.
Core technology of the iC-MNF device is a fast sine-to-digital converter in SAR architecture featuring an interpolation resolution of 14 bit and very short conversion times of only 2.3ps.