18.367 Waves and Imaging
The mathematics of inverse problems involving waves, with examples taken from reflection seismology, synthetic aperture radar, and computerized tomography. Suitable for graduate students from all departments who have affinities with applied mathematics. Topics include acoustic, elastic, electromagnetic wave equations; geometrical optics; scattering series and inversion; migration and backprojection; adjoint-state methods; Radon and curvilinear Radon transforms; microlocal analysis of imaging; optimization, regularization, and sparse regression.
This class has no prerequisites.
18.367 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Fall semester, and will be instructed by L. Demanet.
Lecture occurs 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 2-151.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits.
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