The Bureau of Economic Geology The University of Texas at Austin Jackson School of Geosciences
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Publications
The following are papers published or in press from 2010 to 2014:
 
2014
T. Alkhalifah, S. Fomel, and Z. Wu, 2014, Source-receiver two-way wave extrapolation for prestack exploding-reflector modeling and migration: Geophysical Prospecting, accepted.
V. Bashkardin, S. Fomel, F. Gao, S. Morton, and S. Terentyev, 2014, Multi-arrival angle-domain Kirchhoff migration using interpolated phase-space escape functions: Geophysics, submitted.
J.-D. Benamou, B. D. Froese, and A. M. Oberman, 2014, Numerical solution of the optimal transportation problem using the Monge-Ampère equation: Journal of Computational Physics, v. 260, 107–126.
Y. Chen, S. Fomel, and J. Hu, 2014, Iterative deblending of simultaneous-source seismic data using seislet-domain shaping regularization: Geophysics, v. 79, V81–V91.
Y. Chen and J. Ma, 2014, Random noise attenuation by f-x emprical mode decomposition predictive filtering: Geophysics, submitted.
J. Cheng and S. Fomel, 2014, Fast algorithms for elastic wave-mode separation and vector decomposition using low-rank approximation for anisotropic media: Geophysics, accepted.
L. Decker, X. Janson, and S. Fomel, 2014, Carbonate reservoir characterization using seismic diffraction imaging: Interpretation, submitted.
G. Fang, S. Fomel, Q. Du, and J. Hu, 2014, Lowrank seismic wave extrapolation on a staggered grid: Geophysics, accepted.
M. Far, 2014, Reservoir characterization with limited well log data, Geophysics: submitted.
M. Far, J.S.S. de Figueiredo, D. Han, R. R. Stewart, J. P. Castagna, and N. Dyaur, 2014, Measurements of seismic anisotropy and fracture compliances in synthetic fractured media: Geophysical Journal International, accepted.
M. Far and B. Hardage, 2014, Interpretation of fractures and stress anisotropy in Marcellus shale using multicomponent seismic data: Interpretation, accepted.
M. Far and B. Hardage, 2014, Fracture modeling using converted waves - Theory: Geophysical Prospecting, submitted.
M. Far, B. Hardage, and D. Wagner, 2014, Fracture parameter inversion for Marcellus shale: Geophysics, accepted.
S. Fomel, 2014, Reproducible research as a community effort: Lessons from the Madagascar project: Computing in Science and Engineering, submitted.
S. Fomel and E. Landa, 2014, Structural uncertainty of time-migrated seismic images: Journal of Applied Geophysics, v. 101, 27–30.
S. Fomel and M. van der Baan, 2014, Local skewness attribute as a seismic phase detector: Interpretation, v. 2, SA49–SA56.
M. Gupta, K. Spikes, M.E. Far, D. Sava, and B. Hardage, 2014, Quantitative fracture characterization using statistical rock physics and multicomponent AVO modeling: Interpretation, submitted.
R. H. Herrera, S. Fomel, and M. van der Baan, 2014, Automatic approaches for seismic to well tying: Interpretation, v. 2, SD101–SD109.
J. Hu, S. Fomel, and L. Ying, 2014, A fast algorithm for 3D azimuthally anisotropic velocity scan: Geophysical Prospecting, submitted.
P. Karimi and S. Fomel, 2014, Stratigraphic coordinate system: Geophysical Prospecting, submitted.
S. Li and S. Fomel, 2014, A robust approach to time-to-depth conversion and interval velocity estimation from time migration in the presence of lateral velocity variations: Geophysical Prospecting, accepted.
J. Poulson, L. Demanet, N. Maxwell, and L. Ying, 2014, A parallel butterfly algorithm: SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing, v. 36, C49–C65.
P. Tsuji, J. Poulson, B. Engquist, and L. Ying, 2014, Sweeping preconditioners for elastic wave propagation with spectral element methods: ESAIM Mathematical Modelling and Numerical Analysis, accepted.
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, accepted.
H. Zhu, E. Bozdag, and J. Tromp, 2014, Seismic structure of the European crust and upper mantle based on adjoint tomography: Geophysical Journal International, submitted.
 
2013
G. Ariel, B. Engquist, S. Kim, Y. Lee, and R. Tsai, 2013, A multiscale method for highly oscillatory dynamical systems using a Poincaré map type technique: Journal of Scientific Computing, v. 54, 247-268.
Y. Cai, S. Fomel, and H. Zeng, 2013, Automated spectral recomposition with application in stratigraphic interpretation: Interpretation, v. 1, SA109-SA116..
Z. Chen, S. Fomel, and W. Lu, 2013, Accelerated plane-wave destruction: Geophysics, v. 78, V1–V9.
Z. Chen, S. Fomel, and W. Lu, 2013, Omnidirectional plane-wave destruction: Geophysics, v. 78, V171-V179..
J. Chu, B. Engquist, M. Prodanovic, and R. Tsai, 2013, A multiscale method coupling network and continuum models in porous media II: single- and two-phase flows: Advances in Applied Mathematics, Modeling, and Computational Science, v. 66, 161-185.
B. Engquist, B. Froese, and R. Tsai, 2013, Fast sweeping methods for hyperbolic systems of conservation laws at steady state: Journal of Computational Physics, v. 255, 316–338.
B. Engquist and L. Ying, 2013, A fast algorithm for reiterated homogenization: Communications in Mathematical Sciences, v. 11, 635-649.
M. Far, L. Thomsen, C.M. Sayers, 2013, Seismic Characterization of Naturally Reservoirs with Asymmetric Fractures, Geophysics, v. 78, N1-N10.
M. Far, C.M. Sayers, L. Thomsen, D. Han and J.P. Castagna, 2013, Seismic Characterization of Naturally Fractured Reservoirs Using Amplitude Versus O set and Azimuth, Geophysical Prospecting, v. 61, 427-447.
S. Fomel, P. Sava, I. Vlad, Y. Liu, and V. Bashkardin, 2013, Madagascar open-source software project: Journal of Open Research Software, v, 1, e8.
S. Fomel, L. Ying, and X. Song, 2013, Seismic wave extrapolation using lowrank symbol approximation: Geophysical Prospecting, v. 61, 526–536.
S. Fomel and R. Kazinnik, 2013, Nonhyperbolic common reflection surface: Geophysical Prospecting, v. 61, 21-27.
S. Fomel, 2013, Seismic data decomposition into spectral components using regularized nonstationary autoregression: Geophysics, v. 78, O69-O76.
B. D. Froese and A. M. Oberman, 2013, Convergent filtered schemes for the Monge--Ampère partial differential equation: SIAM Journal on Numerical Analysis, v. 51, 423–444.
J. Hu and S. Jin, 2013, On the quasi-random choice method for the Liouville equation of geometrical optics with discontinuous wave speed: Journal of Computational Mathematics, v. 31, 573-591.
J. Hu and L. Ying, 2013, A fast algorithm for the energy space boson Boltzmann collision operator: Mathematics of Computation, accepted.
J. Hu, S. Fomel, L. Demanet, and L. Ying, 2013, A fast butterfly algorithm for the hyperbolic Radon transform: Geophysics, v. 78, U41-U51.
A. Klokov and S. Fomel, 2013, Selecting an optimal aperture in Kirchhoff migration using dip-angle images: Geophysics, v. 78, S243-S254.
S.Li and S. Fomel, 2013, Kirchhoff migration using eikonal-based computation of traveltime source-derivatives: Geophysics, v. 78, S211-S219.
S.Li, A. Vladimirsky, and S. Fomel, 2013, First-break traveltime tomography with the double-square-root eikonal equation: Geophysics, v. 78, U89-U101.
Y. Liu and S. Fomel, 2013, Seismic data analysis using local time-frequency decomposition: Geophysical Prospecting, v. 61, 516–525.
J. Poulson, B. Engquist, S. Li, and L. Ying, 2013, A parallel sweeping preconditioner for high frequency heterogeneous 3D Helmholtz equations: SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing, v. 35, C194-C212.
J. Poulson, B. Marker, R. A. van de Geijn, J. R. Hammond, and N. A. Romero, 2012, Elemental: a new framework for distributed memory dense matrix computations, ACM Transactions on Mathematical Software, v. 39, 13:1--13:24.
C. Saragiotis, T. Alkhalifah, and S. Fomel, 2013, Automatic traveltime picking using instantaneous traveltime: Geophysics, v. 78, T53–T58.
X. Song, S. Fomel, and L. Ying, 2013, Lowrank finite-differences and lowrank Fourier finite-differences for seismic wave extrapolation: Geophysical Journal International, v. 193, 960-969.
X. Song and T. Alkhalifah, 2013, Modeling of pseudo-acoustic P-waves in orthorhombic media with lowrank
approximation
: Geophysics, v. 78, C33-C40.
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.
 
2012
A. Abdulle, E. Weinan, B. Engquist, and E. Vanden-Eijnden, 2012, The heterogeneous multiscale method: Acta Numerica, v. 21, 1-87.
G. Ariel, B. Engquist, and Y.-H. R. Tsai, 2012, Oscillatory Systems with Three Separated Time Scales: Analysis and Computation: Numerical Analysis of Multiscale Problems (Lecture Notes in Computational Science and Engineering), v. 82, 23-45.
L. Demanet, M. Ferrara, N. Maxwell, J. Poulson, and L. Ying, 2012, A butterfly algorithm for synthetic aperture radar imaging: SIAM Journal on Imaging Sciences, v. 5, 203-243.
L. Demanet and L. Ying, 2012, Fast wave computation via Fourier integral operators: Mathematics of Computation, v. 81, 1455-1486.
B. Engquist, H. Holst, and O. Runborg, 2012, Multiscale Methods for Wave Propagation in Heterogeneous Media Over Long Time: Numerical Analysis of Multiscale Problems (Lecture Notes in Computational Science and Engineering), v, 82, 167-186.
B. Engquist and L. Ying, 2012, Fast algorithms for high frequency wave propagation: Numerical Analysis of Multiscale Problems (Lecture Notes in Computational Science and Engineering), v. 83, 127-161.
B. Engquist, J. Häggblad and O. Runborg, 2012, On energy preserving consistent boundary conditions for the Yee scheme in 2D: BIT Numerical Mathematics, v. 52, 615-637.
J. Häggblad and B. Engquist, 2012, Consistent modeling of boundaries in acoustic finite-difference time-domain simulations: Journal of Acoustical Society of America, v. 132, 1303-1310.
J. Hu and L. Ying, 2012, A fast spectral algorithm for the quantum Boltzmann collision operator: Communications in Mathematical Sciences, v. 10, 989-999.
A. Klokov, S. Fomel, 2012, Separation and imaging of seismic diffractions using migrated dip-angle gathers: Geophysics, v. 77, S131-S143.
L. Lin, J. Lu, L. Ying, W. E, 2012, Adaptive local basis set for Kohn–Sham density functional theory in a discontinuous Galerkin framework I: Total energy calculation: Journal of Computational Physics, v. 231, 2140–2154.
L. Lin, C. Yang, J. Lu, L. Ying, and W. E, 2012, A Fast Parallel Algorithm for Selected Inversion of Structured Sparse Matrices with Application to 2D Electronic Structure Calculations: SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing, v. 33, 1329-1351.
P. Schmitz and L. Ying, 2012, A fast direct solver for elliptic problems on general meshes in 2D, Journal of Computational Physics, v. 231, 1314–1338.
A. Stovas and S. Fomel, 2012, Shifted hyperbola moveout approximation revisited: Geophysical Prospecting, v. 60, 395–399.
A. Stovas and S. Fomel, 2012, Generalized non-elliptic approximation in tau-p domain: Geophysics, v. 77, U23–U30.
N. M. Tanushev, Y.-H. R. Tsai, and B. Engquist, 2012, A Coupled Finite Difference – Gaussian Beam Method for High Frequency Wave Propagation: Numerical Analysis of Multiscale Problems (Lecture Notes in Computational Science and Engineering), v. 82, 401-420.
P. Tsuji, B. Engquist, and L. Ying, 2012, A sweeping preconditioner for time-harmonic Maxwell's equations with finite elements: Journal of Computational Physics, v. 231, 3770–3783.
P. Tsuji and L. Ying, 2012, A sweeping preconditioner for Yee’s finite difference approximation of time-harmonic Maxwell’s equations: Frontiers of Mathematics in China, v. 7, 347-363.
L. Ying, 2012, A pedestrian introduction to fast multipole methods: Science China Mathematics, v. 55, 1043-1051.
 
2011
T. Alkhalifah and S. Fomel, 2011, Angle gathers in wave-equation imaging for transversely isotropic media: Geophysical Prospecting, 59, 422-431. [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. Ariel, B.Engquist, N.M.Tanushev, R.Tsai, 2011, Gaussian Beam Decomposition of High Frequency Wave Fields Using Expectation-Maximization, Journal of Computational Physics, Vol.230, Issue 6, 2303-2321. [link]
W. Burnett and S. Fomel, 2011, Azimuthally anisotropic 3D velocity continuation: International Journal of Geophysics,  Article ID 484653. [link]
L. Casasanta and S. Fomel, 2011, Velocity-independent tau-p moveout in a vertically-varying VTI medium: Geophysics, v. 76, U45-U57. [link]
L. Demanet and L. Ying, 2011, Discrete symbol calculus: SIAM Review, v. 53, 71-104. [link]
B. Engquist, H. Holst, and O. Runborg, 2011, Multi-scale methods for wave propagation in heterogeneous media: Commun. Math. Sci., 9(1):33-56. [link]
B. Engquist and L. Ying, 2011, Sweeping preconditioner for the Helmholtz equation: Hierarchical matrix representation: Communications in Pure and Applied Mathematics, v. 64, 697-735. [link]
B. Engquist and L. Ying, 2011, Sweeping preconditioner for the Helmholtz equation: Moving perfectly matched layers: Multiscale Modeling and Simulation, v. 9, No. 2, 686-710. [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]
S. Jiang, B. Ren, P. Tsuji, L. Ying, 2011, Second kind integral equations for the first kind Dirichlet problem of the biharmonic equation in three dimensions: Journal of Computational Physics, v. 230, 7488-7501.
L. Lin, C. Yang, J. Meza, J. Lu, L. Ying, and W. E, 2011, SelInv--an algorithm for selected inversion of a sparse symmetric matrix, ACM Transactions on Mathematical Software, v. 37, 40:1-40:19. [link]
L. Lin, J. Lu, and L. Ying, 2011, Fast construction of hierarchical matrix representation from matrix–vector multiplication: Journal of Computational Physics, v. 230, 4071-4087. [link]
Y. Liu and S. Fomel, 2011, Seismic data interpolation beyond aliasing using regularized nonstationary autoregression: Geophysics, v. 76, V69-V77 . [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]
G. Liu, S. Fomel, and X. Chen, 2011, Time-frequency characterization using local attributes: Geophysics, v. 76, P23-P34. [link]
X. Song and S. Fomel, 2011, Fourier finite-difference wave propagation: Geophysics, v. 76, T123-T129 . [link]
P. Tsuji, D. Xiu, and L. Ying, 2011 A fast method for high-frequency acoustic scattering from random scatterers: International Journal for Uncertainty Quantification, v. 1, Issue 2, 99-117. [link]
 
2010
T. Alkhalifah and S. Fomel, 2010, An eikonal based formulation for traveltime perturbation with respect to the source location: Geophysics, 75, T175-T183. [link]
L. Demanet and L. Ying, 2010, Scattering in flatland: efficient representations via wave atoms: Foundations of Computational Mathematics, 10-5, 569-613. [link]
B. Engquist and L. Ying, 2010, Fast directional algorithms for the Helmholtz kernel: Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics, v. 234 Issue 6, 1851-1859. [link]
S. Fomel, 2010, Predictive painting of 3D seismic volumes: Geophysics, v. 75, A25-A30. [link]
S. Fomel and A. Stovas, 2010, Generalized nonhyperbolic moveout approximation: Geophysics, v.75, U9–U18. [link]
S. Fomel and Y. Liu, 2010, Seislet transform and seislet frame: Geophysics, v. 75, V25-V38. [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]
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]
Y. Liu and S. Fomel, 2010, OC-seislet: seislet transform construction with differential offset continuation: Geophysics, 75, WB235-WB245. [link]
Y.Liu, S. Fomel, and G. Liu, 2010, Nonlinear structure-enhancing filtering using plane-wave construction: Geophysical Prospecting, v. 58, 415-427. [link]
J. Qian and L. Ying, 2010, Fast multiscale Gaussian wavepacket transforms and multiscale Gaussian beams for the wave equation: Multiscale Modeling and Simulation, v. 8, 1803-1837. [link]
J. Qian and L. Ying, 2010, Fast Gaussian wavepacket transforms and Gaussian beams for the Schrodinger equation: Journal of Computational Physics, v. 229, 7848-7873. [link]
 
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