image (4.86)

where rIimage is the radius of a basic circular support. The radius rIimage is determined by searching for sufficient adjacent nodes to satisfy the basis. For example, we can designate the support to cover just the three nearest neighboring nodes.

The size of a rectangular support can be defined by

{a1I=Dmaxc1Ia2I=Dmaxc2I,I=1,,n, (4.87)

image (4.87)

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