18.325 | Fall 2015 | Graduate

Topics in Applied Mathematics: Waves and Imaging

Course Description

This class covers the mathematics of inverse problems involving waves, with examples taken from reflection seismology, synthetic aperture radar, and computerized tomography.
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Colorful image of mountainous landscape taken from above.
A spaceborne radar image of southeast Tibet. (Image by Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C and X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar (SIR-C/X-SAR), a part of NASA’s Mission to Planet Earth.)