# extrapolation

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## extrapolation

[ek-strap″o-la´shun]
inference of one or more unknown values on the basis of that which is known or has been observed; usually applied to estimation beyond the upper and lower ranges of observed data as opposed to interpolation between data points.

## extrapolation

/ex·trap·o·la·tion/ (ek-strap″ah-la´shun) inference of a value on the basis of that which is known or has been observed.

## extrapolation

the estimation of a value beyond a given series, for example, the extension of the line of a graph beyond the calculated points.

## extrapolation

inference of a value on the basis of that which is known or has been observed; usually applied to estimation beyond the range of observed data as opposed to interpolation between data points.
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The extrapolation method is illustrated by numerical experiments in Section 5, where details on the method, other considerations, and comparisons are discussed.
i] time moment the breaks existed in VSTSGPS of every vector, the break filling was made with the interpolation or extrapolation methods.
1991, Depth migration from irregular surfaces with depth extrapolation methods (short note): Geophysics 56, pag.
Besides, calculation of the [gamma]-values required for the energy extrapolation method depends on the UCN spectra.
We also performed sensitivity analyses eliminating the effect of each of the adjustment factors individually and in combination to determine the effect of changing the extrapolation method.
Section 3 is devoted to polynomial vector extrapolation methods, namely the reduced rank extrapolation (RRE).
1 compares the three vector extrapolation methods RRE,MPE, and MMPE for two values of r.
The Standard Extrapolation Method, model Q1 (19), here denoted SEM-Q1, uses a standard three-adjustable parameter model (Eq 6), and expected failure times are calculated using a statistical approach.
Typically, vector extrapolation methods perform better than scalar extrapolation applied to each vector component independently.
Thus, vector extrapolation methods may have a useful role to play in electronic structure computations.

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