We are very pleased to note the publication of the second editon of our textbook, Parameter Estimation and Inverse Problems, by Elsevier Academic Press (ISBN:978-0-12-385048-5; Elsevier book site).
The authors express sincere thanks to the instructors, reviewers, and students who were so helpful in facilitating its completion.
This web site is a continually updated resource site for the user community, and we invite readers to contact us with any questions, errata, ancillary exercises, etc.
Errata for Parameter Estimation and Inverse Problems, 2nd Edition
The latest version of the MATLAB CD materials, incorporating post-first-printing changes, can be found here (cd_5.3.zip).
A beta version of the first edition book code rewritten in R by Jonathan Lees can be found at http://cran.r-project.org.
The Elsevier companion site: http://www.elsevierdirect.com/companion.jsp?ISBN=9780123850485
The Elsevier instructor website:: http://textbooks.elsevier.com/web/manuals.aspx?isbn=9780123850485
An accompanying Parameter Estimation and Inverse Problems Instructor's Guide for the Second Edition will shortly be available to instructors from the Elsevier book site. The Guide contains overviews of all of the chapters and suggestions for instructors, as well as solutions to all problems in the book with MATLAB code where indicated.
--Rick Aster, Brian Borchers, and Cliff Thurber
Recent Representative Courses, Instructors, and Institutions Using Parameter Estimation and Inverse Problems:
Inverse Theory, New Mexico Tech
Inverse Theory, New Mexico State University
Inverse Theory, University of Wyoming
Geophysical Inverse Theory, Stanford University
Inverse Problems and Global Optimization, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Geophysical Inverse Theory, Saint Louis University
Inverse Problems and Imaging, University of Manchester
Inverse Problems, Institute of Applied Mathematics, Middle East Technical University, Ankara
Geophysical Data Analysis: Inverse Theory, Rice University
Geophysical Inverse Theory, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Geophysical Inverse Theory, University of Washington
Geophysical Inverse Theory, University of Colorado
Inverse Theory, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Inverse Theory, University of Memphis
Inverse Theory, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Geophysical Inverse Theory, Purdue University
Inverse Methods in Geophysics, Indiana University
Inverse Methods in the Natural Sciences. Cornell University
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First Edition errata and code(thanks to our many readers and instructors for alerting us to many of these).
Errata for Parameter Estimation and Inverse Problems, First Edition.
An updated version of the First Edition CD materials can be found here (cd_2.1.zip).
Reviews and other External Links
Wisconsin Week - - 2/23/05
Review in the September, 2005 issue of The Leading Edge by John Brittan.
Review in the March, 2006 issue of The Leading Edge by Sven Treitel.
Review in 2006 in Mathematical Association of America by Paul Phillips.
Review in 2007 in Computers & Geosciences by Geoff Bohling.
This class and textbook makes extensive use of MATLAB by The Mathworks. We additionally recommend thee MATLAB Regularization Tools, by Per Christian Hansen for inverse methods students and researchers.
Last updated: February 10, 2012