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Estimating monthly temperature using point based interpolation techniques


Saaban, Azizan and Mah Hashim, Noridayu and Murat, Rusdi @ Indra Zuhdi (2013) Estimating monthly temperature using point based interpolation techniques. In: 20th National Symposium on Mathematical Sciences, 18–20 December 2012, Palm Garden Hotel, Putrajaya, Malaysia.

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Abstract

This paper discusses the use of point based interpolation to estimate the value of temperature at an unallocated meteorology stations in Peninsular Malaysia using data of year 2010 collected from the Malaysian Meteorology Department.Two point based interpolation methods which are Inverse Distance Weighted (IDW) and Radial Basis Function (RBF) are considered.The accuracy of the methods is evaluated using Root Mean Square Error (RMSE).The results show that RBF with thin plate spline model is suitable to be used as temperature estimator for the months of January and December, while RBF with multiquadric model is suitable to estimate the temperature for the rest of the months.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: AIP Conference Proceedings ISSN: 0094-243X
Uncontrolled Keywords: *ESTIMATION theory *TEMPERATURE measurements *INTERPOLATION *STANDARD deviations *RADIAL basis functions
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
Divisions: College of Arts and Sciences
Depositing User: Dr. Azizan Saaban
Date Deposited: 23 Oct 2014 06:47
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2014 06:47
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/12406

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