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Interpolation of scattered data: distance matrices and conditionally positive definite functions. (English) Zbl 0625.41005
Among other things, we prove that multiquadric surface interpolation is always solvable, thereby settling a conjecture of R. Franke.

MSC:
41A05 Interpolation in approximation theory
41A63 Multidimensional problems (should also be assigned at least one other classification number from Section 41-XX)
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