Topics in Applied Mathematics: Waves and Imaging

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Fall 2012



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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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Laurent Demanet. 18.325 Topics in Applied Mathematics: Waves and Imaging. Fall 2012. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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