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This is because, contrary to membrane, the plate has a nonzero flexural rigidity. By this property, the plate is able to extrapolate beyond peripheral constraints, something that a membrane cannot do. Continuum mechanics, in particular elasticity theory, provide a great amount of real models for variational regularization. The models shown here are simple compared with others that take into account more complex behaviours of elastic materials; for more details the reader may consult the references [31, 64, 65].
The purpose of interpolation is to model this dependence making possible to estimate f at values that do not appear in data. The traditional and simplest method for solving the interpolation problem in one N variable is to build a polynomial PN ( x) = ∑ α i x i of degree at most N , such that i=0 yi = PN ( xi ). Polynomials are so frequently used in computational sciences that we can assume everybody is aware of their multiple applications. Nevertheless many readers may ask what is so important about polynomials.
A way to obtain very useful formulas for curvatures is the following. Consider the tangent plane Tp Σ to the surface at the point p ∈Σ defined as z = f ( x, y ). For convenience of the analysis , we can obtain a proper orthogonal change of coordinates and a translation under which the z-axis is perpendicular to Tp Σ and p = (0, 0, 0) then f x and f y vanish at p and by Taylor series 1 ∂2 ∂2 ∂2 f (h, k ) = f ( p ) + h 2 2 + 2hk + k 2 2 f ( p) + 2 ∂x ∂ x∂ y ∂y The Hessian matrix of f is the matrix of the quadratic form in f xx Hp f = f yx f xy f yy The principal curvatures κ 1 ,κ 2 of the surface at p are the eigen values of H p f  which are reals because the Hessian is a symmetric matrix.