# Definitions for krigingkrig·ing

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1. krigingnoun

A regression technique used to interpolate data.

2. Etymology: From Danie G. Krige South African engineer

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1. Kriging

In statistics, originally in geostatistics, kriging or Kriging, also known as Gaussian process regression, is a method of interpolation based on Gaussian process governed by prior covariances. Under suitable assumptions of the prior, kriging gives the best linear unbiased prediction (BLUP) at unsampled locations. Interpolating methods based on other criteria such as smoothness (e.g., smoothing spline) may not yield the BLUP. The method is widely used in the domain of spatial analysis and computer experiments. The technique is also known as Wiener–Kolmogorov prediction, after Norbert Wiener and Andrey Kolmogorov. The theoretical basis for the method was developed by the French mathematician Georges Matheron in 1960, based on the master's thesis of Danie G. Krige, the pioneering plotter of distance-weighted average gold grades at the Witwatersrand reef complex in South Africa. Krige sought to estimate the most likely distribution of gold based on samples from a few boreholes. The English verb is to krige, and the most common noun is kriging; both are often pronounced with a hard "g", following an Anglicized pronunciation of the name "Krige". The word is sometimes capitalized as Kriging in the literature. Though computationally intensive in its basic formulation, kriging can be scaled to larger problems using various approximation methods.

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1. Kriging

Kriging is a geostatistical estimator that infers the value of a random field at an unobserved location from samples. The theory behind interpolating or extrapolating by kriging was developed by the French mathematician Georges Matheron based on the Master's thesis of Danie G. Krige, the pioneering plotter of distance-weighted average gold grades at the Witwatersrand reef complex in South Africa. The English verb is to krige and the most common noun is kriging; both are often pronounced with a hard "g", following the pronunciation of the name "Krige".

### Numerology

1. Chaldean Numerology

The numerical value of kriging in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

2. Pythagorean Numerology

The numerical value of kriging in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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## Translations for kriging

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