Lecture 7: Geometry and Curves (37)
ellinzhao

I understand how the Hermite basis functions are derived, but I'm confused about why we derived them at all? Is it just an alt. basis that reintroduces $t$ into the interpolation?

andrewyli

I think so, and it has to do with evaluating P'(0) and P'(1) as opposed to interpolating a cubic from four points