# wrong interpolation of data in 3D

Hi,

I am trying to get an interpolation function f (in3D) at all vertices of cells. I can extract all vertices of cells and then I assign the value to each vertex: If it's in a sphere of radius R, then I assign the value, say 3.91. If it's outside the sphere, then I assign the value 0. I got it running without the error message but then when I calculated the function value at points that are not vertices then it does not give me either 3.91 or 0. Am I doing something wrong here?

Here is a part of my code:

# Extract vertices of all cells, then I export these points and use another software to assign value for each point (say 3.91 for points #inside sphere, 0 for points outside)

coor = mesh.coordinates()

numpy.savetxt(

#I get the values at all vertices and then interpolate this to function f

qvalues2 = numpy.loadtxt(

V = FunctionSpace(mesh, "CG", 1)

f = Function(V)

f.vector()[:] = qvalues2

#then I read points (xp, yp) on z=0 plane and evaluate the funtion at these points

with open('xpdata.txt') as g:

xp = g.readlines()

print "xp[1]=", xp[1]

with open('ypdata.txt') as h:

yp = h.readlines()

print "yp[2]=", yp[2]

for i in range(len(xp)):

g_in[i] = f(xp[i],yp[i],0.0)

#Now when I plot g_i , it does not look like what it should be, i.e. constant(3.91) inside the circle R=50, and 0 outside.

Any help would be appreciated.

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