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Help understanding the kriging formula

Question asked by emucaki on Apr 24, 2019
Latest reply on Apr 25, 2019 by EKrause-esristaff

Hello,

 

I was reading the documentation on kriging on the ArcGIS website, and I am having trouble understanding the difference between the two formulas presented on these separate pages discussing Kriging.

 

How Kriging works—Help | ArcGIS for Desktop  

 

What are the different kriging models?—Help | ArcGIS Desktop 

 

From my understanding, it seems like the first page describes the general kriging formula, while the second has more to do with autocorrelation. But it's not clear. I was hoping someone could try and clarify what the two formulas represent, or provide a source that does.

 

Thank you.

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