“Identification of Seismic Reflections Using Singular Value Decomposition”

Authors: Bjørn Ursin and Yuying Zheng,
Affiliation: Seismic Research and Development AS and NTNU
Reference: 1986, Vol 7, No 1, pp. 1-23.

Keywords: Seismic reflections, singular value decomposition, least-squares estimation

Abstract: Singular value decomposition (SVD) is applied to the identification of seismic reflections by using two different models: the impulse response model where a seismic trace is assumed to consist of a known signal pulse convolved with a reflection coefficient series plus noise, and the delayed pulse model where the seismic signal is assumed to consist of a small number of delayed pulses of known shape and with unknown amplitudes and arrival times.

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  author={Ursin, Bjørn and Zheng, Yuying},
  journal={Modeling, Identification and Control},
  publisher={Norwegian Society of Automatic Control}