Recent Advances in Seismic Modeling and Inversion: From Analysis to Applications
(November 6 - 10, 2017)


This workshop will bring together academic and industrial researchers with the goal of addressing some of the key challenges in the analysis of seismic inverse problems, with emphases on reconstruction, big data and fast algorithms. We aim to facilitate interactions among scientists addressing all aspects of these problems, from analysts addressing such questions as stability and uniqueness through geophysicists developing new acquisition systems and applying cutting-edge ideas to field data sets. The workshop will place particular emphasis on fast algorithms that address the unique big-data requirements of seismic imaging from the reservoir to whole-Earth scale.

Specific topics will include analysis of seismic inverse problems leading to reconstruction (iterative or direct) from finite data; emerging acquisition technologies; uncertainty quantification; big-data simulation; inversion and model reduction, including compressed sensing; fast solvers in frequency and time; anisotropy; and applications at a variety of scales

Organizing Committee

  • Maarten de Hoop
    (Rice University)
  • Vladimir Druskin
    (Schlumberger Doll Research)
  • Alison Malcolm
    (Memorial University of Newfoundland)
  • Alexander Mamonov
    (University of Houston)
  • Lexing Ying
    (Stanford University)

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