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Parameter Identification and Inverse Problems in Hydrology, Geology, and Ecology


Series: Water Science and Technology Library Volume: 23

Edited By: Johannes Gottlieb and Paul DuChateau

Kluwer Academic Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1996 | #59558 | ISBN: 0792340892
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This volume contains the results of the workshop on "Parameter Identification and Inverse Problems in Hydrology, Geology and Ecology", held in Karlsruhe, Germany, and represents a selection of contributions from the various groups of participants. The reviewed, invited and contributed articles are grouped according to the broad headings of hydrology, non-linear diffusion and soil physics, geophysical methods, mathematical analysis of inverse and ill-posed problems and parallel algorithms for inverse problems. The book also contains the three-lecture tutorial "Introduction to Inverse Problems of Non-linear Partial Differential Equations for Physicists, Scientists and Engineers" by Paul DuChateau, held at the Workshop.


Tutorial on Inverse Problems. 1. An Introduction to Inverse Problems in Partial Differential Equations for Engineers, Physicists and Mathematicians; P. DuChateau. Hydrology. 2. Interpretation of Field Tests in Low Permeability Fractured Media. Recent Experiences; J. Carrera, et al. 3. New Front Limitation Algorithm; F. Hafner, et al. 4. Identification and Reduction of Model Structure for Modeling Distributed Parameter Systems; N.-Z. Sun. 5. Results from a Comparison of Geostatistical Inverse Techniques for Groundwater Flow; D.A. Zimmerman, et al. Nonlinear Diffusion and Soil Physics. 6. Identification of the Hydraulic Diffusivity of a Soil by Inverse Method with Dual-Energy Gamma Ray Attenuation Measurements; F. Barataud, et al. 7. Identification of Parameters for Heat Conductivity Equations; N.D. Botkin. 8. Sensitivity Analysis in Parameter Identification, Test Planning and Test Evaluation Procedures for Two-Phase Flow in Porous Media; O. Kemmesies, L. Luckner. 9. An Inverse Problem for Porous Medium Equation; R. Nabokov. 10. Evaluation of Different Boundary Conditions for Independent Determination of Hydraulic Parameters Using Outflow Methods; T. Zurmuhl. Geophysical Methods. 11. Gravity Data Inversion Using Subspace Method; M. Mirzaei, et al. 12. Method to Determine Parameters of a Linear Functional Equations Set and its Application to a Lightning Location Problem; H.J.S. Dorren, R.K. Snieder. 14. Identifiability of Distributed Physical Parameters; S. Handrock-Meyer. 15. Inverse Scattering Problem for the Wave Equations and its Applications; L.P. Nizhnik. 16. A Descriptive Regularization Approach for a Class of Ill-Posed Nonlinear Integral Equations; T. Schroter, B. Hofmann. 17. Parameter Estimation in Nonlinear Models by Using Total Least Squares; W.J.H. Stortelder. 18. Tikhonov Regularization for Identification Problems in Differential Equations; U. Tautenhahn. Parallel Algorithms for Inverse Problems. 19. Parameter Estimation in Multispecies Transport Reaction Systems Using Parallel Algorithms; M.W. Ziesze, et al. 20. On Design and Implementation of Parallel Algorithms for Solving Inverse Problems; W. Zimmermann, et al.

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