Parameter Estimation and Inverse Problems

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Second Edition,  January 2012

Richard Aster
Department of Geosciences, Colorado State University

Brian Borchers
Mathematics Department,  New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

Cliff Thurber
Department of Geoscience, University of Wisconsin-Madison

We are pleased to note the publication of the second editon of our textbook, Parameter Estimation and Inverse Problems, by Elsevier Academic Press (ISBN:978-0-12-385048-5; Elsevier book site).

The authors express sincere thanks to the instructors, reviewers, and students who were so helpful in facilitating its completion.

Third Edition,  2018

We are currently working on a third edition of Parameter Estimation and Inverse Problems.  Should you have relevant comments or suggestions, please feel free contact the authors.

For Instructors:

An accompanying Parameter Estimation and Inverse Problems Instructor’s Guide for the Second Edition will shortly be available to instructors from the Elsevier book site. The Guide contains overviews of all of the chapters and suggestions for instructors, as well as solutions to all problems in the book with MATLAB code where indicated.

Recent Representative Courses, Instructors, and Institutions Using Parameter Estimation and Inverse Problems:

  • Geophysical Inverse Theory and Practice, Colorado State University
  • Inverse Theory, New Mexico Tech
  • Inverse Theory, New Mexico State University
  • Inverse Theory, University of Wyoming
  • Geophysical Inverse Theory, Stanford University
  • Inverse Problems and Global Optimization, New Jersey Institute of Technology
  • Geophysical Inverse Theory, Saint Louis University
  • Inverse Problems and Imaging, University of Manchester
  • Inverse Problems, Institute of Applied Mathematics, Middle East Technical University, Ankara
  • Geophysical Data Analysis: Inverse Theory, Rice University

This class and textbook makes extensive use of MATLAB by The Mathworks. 

Last updated: January 20, 2017

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