The Adaptation of the Cross Validation Aproach for RBF-Based Collocation Methods

Artur Krowiak 1  and Jordan Podgórski 2
  • 1 Institute of Computer Science, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Cracow University of Technology
  • 2 Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Cracow University of Technology

Abstract

The paper shows the adaptation of the cross validation approach, known from interpolation problems, for estimating the value of a shape parameter for radial basis functions. The latter are involved in two collocation techniques used on an unstructured grid to find approximate solution of differential equations. To obtain accurate results, the shape parameter should be chosen as a result of a trade-off between accuracy and conditioning of the system. The cross validation approach called “leave one out” takes these aspects into consideration. The numerical examples that summarize the investigations show the usefulness of the approach.

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