Bayesian lithology/fluid prediction and simulation on the basis of a Markov-chain prior model

@article{Larsen2006BayesianLP,
  title={Bayesian lithology/fluid prediction and simulation on the basis of a Markov-chain prior model},
  author={A. Larsen and M. Ulvmoen and H. Omre and A. Buland},
  journal={Geophysics},
  year={2006},
  volume={71}
}
A technique for lithology/fluid (LF) prediction and simulation from prestack seismic data is developed in a Bayesian framework. The objective is to determine the LF classes along 1D profiles through a reservoir target zone. A stationary Markov-chain prior model is used to model vertical continuity of LF classes along the profile. The likelihood relates the LF classes to the elastic properties and to the seismic data, and it introduces vertical correlation because the seismic data are band… Expand
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