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An algorithm for seismic imaging and amplitude correction derived from scattering theory

Bogdan G. Nita


We present a method, derived from inverse scattering theory, for imaging and amplitude correction from measured data. No knowledge about the medium under investigation is assumed. Although derived from, and as a series, the algorithm is shown to converge to a closed form independent of the parameters involved in the problem. An analytic example shows excellent results in finding both the location of interfaces and the amplitude of acoustic reflections.


Seismic imaging, inversion, amplitude correction, scattering theory.

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