In this chapter the “Fast Radial Basis Functions for Engineering Applications” book is introduced. The basic Radial Basis Functions concepts and the needs to have fast implementations suitable for engineering applications are explained. The vision of the author toward the topic is presented together with an overview of the book contents described on a chapter by chapter basis.
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