# Introduction to Optimal Interpolation and Variational Analysis

### From GHER

This lecture was originally given at the Varna Summer School 2008 for "Statistical Analysis of Biological data and Times-Series". It was written by Alexander Barth, Pascal Joassin, Jean-Marie Beckers, Charles Troupin.

## Gentle introduction

This lecture gives a simplified introduction to optimal interpolation and variational analysis.

## Introduction with more information

A more formal introduction with some mathematical developments: