# Inverse problems = Quest for information

@article{Tarantola1982InverseP, title={Inverse problems = Quest for information}, author={Albert Tarantola and Bernard Valette}, journal={Journal of geophysics}, year={1982}, volume={50}, pages={159-170} }

We examine the general non-linear inverse problem with a nite number of parameters. In order to permit the incorporation of any a priori information about parameters and any distribution of data (not only of gaussian type) we propose to formulate the problem not using single quantities (such as bounds, means, etc.) but using probability density functions for data and parameters. We also want our formulation to allow for the incorporation of theoretical errors, i.e. non-exact theoretical…

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