Stochastic Simulation of Patterns Using Distance-Based Pattern Modeling

  title={Stochastic Simulation of Patterns Using Distance-Based Pattern Modeling},
  author={Mehrdad Honarkhah and Jef K. Caers},
  journal={Mathematical Geosciences},
The advent of multiple-point geostatistics (MPS) gave rise to the integration of complex subsurface geological structures and features into the model by the concept of training images. Initial algorithms generate geologically realistic realizations by using these training images to obtain conditional probabilities needed in a stochastic simulation framework. More recent pattern-based geostatistical algorithms attempt to improve the accuracy of the training image pattern reproduction. In these… 

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