A novel method for correcting scanline-observational bias of discontinuity orientation

@article{Huang2016ANM,
  title={A novel method for correcting scanline-observational bias of discontinuity orientation},
  author={Lei Huang and Huiming Tang and Qinwen Tan and Ding-Jian Wang and Liang-qing Wang and Mutasim A. M. Ez Eldin and Changdong Li and Qiong Wu},
  journal={Scientific Reports},
  year={2016},
  volume={6}
}
Scanline observation is known to introduce an angular bias into the probability distribution of orientation in three-dimensional space. In this paper, numerical solutions expressing the functional relationship between the scanline-observational distribution (in one-dimensional space) and the inherent distribution (in three-dimensional space) are derived using probability theory and calculus under the independence hypothesis of dip direction and dip angle. Based on these solutions, a novel… 
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