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Wolfgang Christian
The Cubic Spline Model displays a cubic spline and its derivatives. The model constructs N third-order piecewise continuous polynomialz (cubic splines) that connect N data points (nodes) with unit separation. Polynomial coefficients are chosen such that the resulting curve and its first derivative are smooth at the nodes.
Users can drag the nodes and observe the resulting curve. Radio buttons display first and second derivative curves. Note that the second derivative curve consists of line segments because the second derivative of a piecewise cubic polynomial is a piecewise first order polynomial. The Cubic Spline Model was created using the Easy Java Simulations (EJS) modeling tool. It is distributed as a ready-to-run (compiled) Java archive. Double click the ejs_math_CubicSplineDemo.jar file to run the program if Java is installed. Please note that this resource requires at least version 1.5 of Java (JRE).
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Christian, W. (2011). Cubic Spline Model [Computer software]. Retrieved November 21, 2014, from http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=11478&DocID=2442
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Christian, Wolfgang. "Cubic Spline Model." http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=11478&DocID=2442 (accessed 21 November 2014).
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Christian, Wolfgang. Cubic Spline Model. Computer software. 2011. Java (JRE) 1.5. 21 Nov. 2014 <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=11478&DocID=2442>.
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Author = "Wolfgang Christian",
Title = {Cubic Spline Model},
Month = {September},
Year = {2011}
}
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Easy Java Simulations Modeling and Authoring Tool
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