interpolator

(redirected from interpolators)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.

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.
References in classic literature ?
7: This oracle most clearly proves that Asclepius was not the son of Arsinoe, but that Hesiod or one of Hesiod's interpolators composed the verses to please the Messenians.
Chuang, "New interleaved hierarchical interpolation with median-based interpolators for progressive image transmission," Signal Processing, vol.
The interpolators might process data from different sources and formats (vector and raster).
Speaking at the parliament second session of the 15th legislative term, Sheikh Mohammad Al-Abdullah said in reply to interpolators MPs Riyadh Al-Adsani and Dr.
If data interpolation must be used, the most used interpolators are inverse distance (ID), inverse square distance (ISD) or kriging (KRI).
Error bounds for floating-point polynomial interpolators.
Other methods, using the B-spline interpolators [4, 5] or the cubic convolution methods [6] have also been proposed.
For using Kriging family of interpolators, variograms are constructed and different classical models like spherical, exponential and Gaussian are fit on the data.
Evaluation and comparison of spatial interpolators, Mathematical Geology 24: 381-391.
To obtain the required information on a dense grid, several interpolators should be employed.
Interleaved Memory Function Interpolators with Application to an Accurate LNS Arithmetic Unit," IEEE Transactions on Computers, 43: 974-982.