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J. Hu, S. Fomel, and L. Ying, 2015, A fast algorithm for 3D azimuthally anisotropic velocity scan: Geophysical Prospecting, v. 63, 368-377. [link]
S. Li and S. Fomel, 2015, A robust approach to time-to-depth conversion and interval velocity estimation from time migration in the presence of lateral velocity variations: Geophysical Prospecting, v. 63, 315-337. [link]
S. Fomel, 2015, Reproducible research as a community effort: Lessons from the Madagascar project: Computing in Science and Engineering, v. 17, 20-26. [link]
T. Alkhalifah, S. Fomel, and Z. Wu, 2015, Source-receiver two-way wave extrapolation for prestack exploding-reflector modeling and migration: Geophysical Prospecting, v.63, 23-34. [link]
L. Decker, X. Janson, and S. Fomel, 2015, Carbonate reservoir characterization using seismic diffraction imaging: Interpretation, v. 3, SF21-SF30. [link]
W. Burnett, A. Klokov, S. Fomel, R. Bansal, E. Liu, and T. Jenkinson, 2015, Seismic diffraction interpretation at Piceance Creek: Interpretation, v. 3, SF1-SF14. [link]
R. Zhang, X. Song, S. Fomel, M. K. Sen, and S. Srinivasan, 2014, Time-lapse prestack seismic data registration and inversion for CO2 sequestration study at Cranfield: Geophysical Prospecting, v. 62, 1028-1039. [link]
Y. Chen, S. Fomel, and J. Hu, 2014, Iterative deblending of simultaneous-source seismic data using seislet-domain shaping regularization: Geophysics, v. 79, V179-V189. [link]
J. Cheng and S. Fomel, 2014, Fast algorithms for elastic-wave-mode separation and vector decomposition using low-rank approximation for anisotropic media: Geophysics, v. 79, C97-C110. [link]
G. Fang, S. Fomel, Q. Du, and J. Hu, 2014, Lowrank seismic wave extrapolation on a staggered grid: Geophysics, v. 79, T157-T168. [link]
R. H. Herrera, S. Fomel, and M. van der Baan, 2014, Automatic approaches for seismic to well tying: Interpretation, v. 2, SD101-SD109. [link]
S. Fomel and M. van der Baan, 2014, Local skewness attribute as a seismic phase detector: Interpretation, v. 2, SA49-SA56. [link]
S. Fomel and E. Landa, 2014, Structural uncertainty of time-migrated seismic images: Journal of Applied Geophysics, v. 101, 27-30. [link]
S. Fomel, P. Sava, I. Vlad, Y. Liu, and V. Bashkardin, 2013, Madagascar: open-source software project for multidimensional data analysis and reproducible computational experiments: Journal of Open Research Software, v, 1, e8. [link]
S.Li, A. Vladimirsky, and S. Fomel, 2013, First-break traveltime tomography with the double-square-root eikonal equation: Geophysics, v. 78, U89-U101. [link]
A. Klokov and S. Fomel, 2013, Selecting an optimal aperture in Kirchhoff migration using dip-angle images: Geophysics, v. 78, S243-S254. [link]
S. Fomel, 2013, Seismic data decomposition into spectral components using regularized nonstationary autoregression: Geophysics, v. 78, O69-O76. [link]
Y. Cai, S. Fomel, and H. Zeng, 2013, Automated spectral recomposition with application in stratigraphic interpretation: Interpretation, v. 1, SA109-SA116. [link]
Z. Chen, S. Fomel, and W. Lu, 2013, Omnidirectional plane-wave destruction: Geophysics, v. 78, V171-V179. [link]
R. Zhang, X. Song, S. Fomel, M. K. Sen, and S. Srinivasan, 2013, Time-lapse seismic data registration and inversion for CO2 sequestration study at Cranfield: Geophysics, v. 78, B329–B338. [link]
Y. Liu and S. Fomel, 2013, Seismic data analysis using local time-frequency transform: Geophysical Prospecting, v. 61, 516–525. [link]
S. Fomel, L. Ying, and X. Song, 2013, Seismic wave extrapolation using lowrank symbol approximation: Geophysical Prospecting, v. 61, 526–536. [link]
X. Song, S. Fomel, and L. Ying, 2013, Lowrank finite-differences and lowrank Fourier finite-differences for seismic wave extrapolation in the acoustic approximation: Geophysical Journal International, v. 193, 960-969. [link]
S. Li and S. Fomel, 2013, Kirchhoff migration using eikonal-based computation of traveltime source-derivatives: Geophysics, v. 78, S211-S219. [link]
J. Hu, S. Fomel, L. Demanet, and L. Ying, 2013, A fast butterfly algorithm for generalized Radon transforms: Geophysics, v. 78, U41-U51. [link]
C. Saragiotis, T. Alkhalifah, and S. Fomel, 2013, Automatic traveltime picking using instantaneous traveltime: Geophysics, v. 78, T53–T58. [link]
Z. Chen, S. Fomel, and W. Lu, 2013, Accelerated plane-wave destruction: Geophysics, v. 78, V1–V9. [link]
S. Fomel and R. Kazinnik, 2013, Nonhyperbolic common reflection surface: Geophysical Prospecting, v. 61, 21-27. [link]
A. Klokov, S. Fomel, 2012, Separation and imaging of seismic diffractions using migrated dip-angle gathers: Geophysics, v. 77, S131-S143. [link]
A. Stovas and S. Fomel, 2012, Shifted hyperbola moveout approximation revisited: Geophysical Prospecting, v. 60, 395–399. [link]
A. Stovas and S. Fomel, 2012, Generalized non-elliptic approximation in tau-p domain: Geophysics, v. 77, U23–U30. [link]
G. Liu, S. Fomel, and X. Chen, 2011, Time-frequency analysis of seismic data using local attributes: Geophysics, v. 76, P23-P34. [link]
Y. Liu and S. Fomel, 2011, Seismic data interpolation beyond aliasing using regularized nonstationary autoregression: Geophysics, v. 76, V69-V77. [link]
X. Song and S. Fomel, 2011, Fourier finite-difference wave propagation: Geophysics, v. 76, T123-T129. [link]
L. Casasanta and S. Fomel, 2011, Velocity-independent tau-p moveout in a vertically-varying VTI medium: Geophysics, v. 76, U45-U57. [link]
W. Burnett and S. Fomel, 2011, Azimuthally anisotropic 3D velocity continuation: International Journal of Geophysics, Article ID 484653. [link]
T. Alkhalifah and S. Fomel, 2011, Angle gathers in wave-equation imaging for transversely isotropic media: Geophysical Prospecting, 59, 422-431.: Geophysical Prospecting, 59, 422-431. [link]
S. Fomel, 2011, Theory of 3-D angle gathers in wave-equation seismic imaging: Journal of Petroleum Exploration and Production Technology, 1, 11-16. [link]
T. Alkhalifah and S. Fomel, 2011, The basic components of residual migration in VTI media using anisotropy continuation: Journal of Petroleum Exploration and Production Technology, 1, 17-22. [link]
G. Liu, S. Fomel, and X. Chen, 2011, Stacking angle-domain common-image gathers for normalization of illumination: Geophysical Prospecting, 59, 244-255. [link]
Y. Liu and S. Fomel, 2010, OC-seislet: seislet transform construction with differential offset continuation: Geophysics, 75, WB235-WB245. [link]
S. H. Kazemeini, C. Yang, C. Juhlin, S. Fomel, C. Cosma, 2010, Enhancing seismic data resolution using prestack blueing: Case history from the Ketzin CO2 injection site, Germany: Geophysics, 75, V101-V110. [link]
T. Alkhalifah and S. Fomel, 2010, An eikonal based formulation for traveltime perturbation with respect to the source location: Geophysics, 75, T175-T183. [link]
S. Fomel, 2010, Predictive painting of 3D seismic volumes: Geophysics, v. 75, A25-A30. [link]
S. H. Kazemeini, C. Juhlin, and S. Fomel, 2010, Monitoring CO2 response on surface seismic data; a rock physics and seismic modeling feasibility study at the CO2 sequestration site, Ketzin, Germany: Journal of Applied Geophysics, v. 71, 109-124. [link]
S. Fomel and Y. Liu, 2010, Seislet transform and seislet frame: Geophysics, v. 75, V25-V38. [link]

Y.Liu, S. Fomel, and G. Liu, 2010, Nonlinear structure-enhancing filtering using plane-wave construction: Geophysical Prospecting, v. 58, 415-427. [link]

S. Fomel and A. Stovas, 2010, Generalized nonhyperbolic moveout approximation: Geophysics, v.75, U9–U18. [link]
M. van der Baan and S. Fomel, 2009, Nonstationary phase estimation using regularized local kurtosis maximization: Geophysics, v. 74, A75-A80. [link]
L. Ying and S. Fomel, 2009, Fast computation of partial Fourier transforms: Multiscale Modeling & Simulation, v.8, 110-124. [link]
W. Burnett and S. Fomel, 2009, 3-D velocity-independent elliptically anisotropic moveout correction: Geophysics, v. 74, WB129-WB136. [link]

M. K. Cameron, S. B.  Fomel, and J. A.  Sethian, 2009, Analysis and algorithms for a regularized Cauchy problem arising from a non-linear elliptic PDE for seismic velocity estimation: Journal of Computational Physics, v. 228, 7388-7411. [link]

S. Fomel, S. Luo, and H. Zhao, 2009, Fast sweeping method for the factored eikonal equation: Journal of Computational Physics, v. 228, 6440-6455. [link]
S. Fomel, 2009, Velocity analysis using AB semblance: Geophysical Prospecting, v. 57, 311-321. [abstract]
G. Liu, S. Fomel, L. Jin, and X. Chen, 2009, Stacking seismic data using local correlation: Geophysics, v. 74, V43-V48. [abstract]

T. J. Browaeys and S. Fomel, 2009, Fractal heterogeneities in sonic logs and low frequency scattering attenuation: Geophysics, v. 74, WA77-WA92. [BEG article]

S. Fomel, 2009, Adaptive multiple subtraction using regularized nonstationary regression: Geophysics, v. 74, V25-V33. [link]
S. Fomel, and L. Jin, 2009, Time-lapse image registration using the local similarity attribute: Geophysics, v. 75, A7-A11. [link]

M. Cameron, S. Fomel, and J. Sethian, 2008, Time-to-depth conversion and seismic velocity estimation using time-migration velocity: Geophysics, v. 73, VE205-VE210. [PDF]

D. A. Rosales, S. Fomel, B. L. Biondi, and P. C. Sava, 2008, Wave-equation angle-domain common-image gathers for converted waves: Geophysics, v. 73, S17-S26. [PDF]

P. Sava and S. Fomel, 2008, High-order kernels for Riemannian wavefield extrapolation: Geophysical Prospecting, 56, 49-60. [PDF]

L. Zhang, J. W. Rector, G. M. Hoversten, and S. Fomel, 2007, Split-step complex Pade-Fourier depth migration: Geophysical Journal International, v. 171, 1308-1313. [PDF]

S. Fomel, E. Landa, and M. T. Taner, 2007, Post-stack velocity analysis by separation and imaging of seismic diffractions: Geophysics, v. 72, U89-U94. [PDF]

M.K. Cameron, S.B. Fomel, and J.A. Sethian, 2007, Seismic velocity estimation from time migration: Inverse Problems, v. 23, 1329-1369. [PDF]

S. Fomel, 2007, Velocity-independent time-domain seismic imaging using local event slopes: Geophysics, v. 72, S139-S147. [PDF]

S. Fomel, 2007, Local Seismic Attributes: Geophysics, v. 72 no. 3, p. A29-A33. [PDF]

S. Fomel, 2007, Shaping regularization in geophysical-estimation problems: Geophysics, v. 72, R29-R36. [PDF]

S. Fomel and A. Guitton, 2006, Regularizing seismic inverse problems by model reparameterization using plane-wave construction: Geophysics, v. 71, A43-A47 [PDF]

P. C. Sava and S. Fomel, 2006, Time-shift imaging condition in seismic migration: Geophysics, S209-S217. [PDF]

E. Landa, S. Fomel, and T.J. Moser, 2006, Path-integral seismic imaging: Geophysical Prospecting, 2006, v. 54, 491-503. [PDF]

Lomask, Jesse, Guitton, A., Fomel, S. B., Claerbout, Jon, and Valenciano, A. A., 2006, Flattening without picking: Geophysics, v. 71, no. 4, p. 13-20. [PDF]

P.Sava and S.Fomel, 2005, Riemannian wavefield extrapolation: Geophysics, v. 70, T45-T56. [PDF]

Fomel, Sergey, 2004, On anelliptic approximations for qP velocities in VTI media: Geophysical Prospecting, v. 52, p. 247-259. [PDF]

Fomel, S. B., Sava, Paul, Rickett, J., and Claerbout, J. F., 2003, The Wilson-Burg method of spectral factorization with application to helical filtering: Geophysical Prospecting, v. 51, p. 409-420. [PDF]

Fomel, S. B., 2003, Time-migration velocity analysis by velocity continuation: Geophysics, v. 68, no. 5, p. 1662-1672. [PDF]

Fomel, S. B., 2003, Velocity continuation and the anatomy of residual prestack time migration: Geophysics, v. 68, no. 5, p. 1650-1661. [PDF]

Sava, P. C., and Fomel, S., 2003, Angle-domain common image gathers by wavefield continuation methods: Geophysics, v. 68, no. 3, p. 1065-1074. [PDF]

Fomel, Sergey, 2003, Asymptotic pseudounitary stacking operators: Geophysics, v. 68, no. 3, p. 1032-1042. [link]

Fomel, Sergey, 2003, Seismic reflection data interpolation with differential offset and shot continuation: Geophysics, v. 68, no. 2, p. 733-744. [PDF]

Fomel, Sergey, 2003, Theory of differential offset continuation: Geophysics, v. 68, no. 2, p. 718-732. [PDF]

Fomel, Sergey, and Claerbout, J. F., 2003, Multidimensional recursive filter preconditioning in geophysical estimation problems: Geophysics, v. 68, no. 2, p. 577-588. [PDF]

Fomel, Sergey, 2002, Applications of plane-wave destruction filters: Geophysics, v. 67, no. 6, p. 1946-1960. [PDF]

Fomel, Sergey, Berryman, J. G., Clapp, R. G., and Prucha, Marie, 2002, Iterative resolution estimation in least-squares Kirchhoff migration: Geophysical Prospecting, v. 50, p. 577-588. [PDF]

Fomel, Sergey, and Sethian, J. A., 2002, Fast-phase space computation of multiple arrivals: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, v. 99, no. 11, p. 7329-7334. [PDF]

Fomel, Sergey, 2002, Antialiasing of Kirchoff operators by reciprocal parameterization: Journal of Seismic Exploration, v. 10, p. 293-310.

Fomel, Sergey, and Bleistein, N., 2001, Amplitude preservation for offset continuation: confirmation for Kirchhoff data: Journal of Seismic Exploration, v. 10, p. 121-130.

Fomel, Sergey, and Vaillant, L., 2001, Evaluating the Stolt-stretch parameter: Journal of Seismic Exploration, v. 9, p. 319-335.

Sava, P. C., and Fomel, S. B., 2001, 3-D traveltime computation by Huygens wavefront tracing: Geophysics, v. 66, no. 3, p. 883-889. [PDF]

Alkhalifah, T., and Fomel, Sergey, 2001, Implementing the fast marching eikonal solver: spherical versus Cartesian coordinates: Geophysical Prospecting, v. 49, no. 2, p. 165-178. [PDF]

Alkhalifah, T., Fomel, Sergey, and Biondi, B., 2001, The space-time domain: theory and modelling for anisotropic media: Geophysical Journal International, v. 144, p. 105-113. [PDF]

Biondi, B. L., Fomel, Sergey, and Chemingui, N., 1998, Azimuth moveout for 3-D prestack imaging: Geophysics, v. 63, no. 5, p. 574-588. [PDF]

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