Generalized linear sampling method for elastic-wave sensing of heterogeneous fractures

  title={Generalized linear sampling method for elastic-wave sensing of heterogeneous fractures},
  author={Fatemeh Pourahmadian and Bojan B. Guzina and Houssem Haddar},
  journal={Inverse Problems},
A theoretical foundation is developed for active seismic reconstruction of fractures endowed with spatially-varying interfacial condition (e.g. partially-closed fractures, hydraulic fractures). The proposed indicator functional carries a superior localization property with no significant sensitivity to the fracture's contact condition, measurement errors, and illumination frequency. This is accomplished through the paradigm of the F-factorization technique and the recently developed Generalized… 

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