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An adaptive-hybrid algorithm for geoacoustic inversion

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3 Author(s)
Dosso, S.E. ; Sch. of Earth & Ocean Sci., Victoria Univ., BC, Canada ; Wilmut, M.J. ; Lapinski, A.-L.S.

This paper presents an adaptive hybrid algorithm to invert ocean acoustic field measurements for seabed geoacoustic parameters. The inversion combines a global search (simulated annealing) and a local method (downhill simplex), employing an adaptive approach to control the trade off between random variation and gradient-based information in the inversion. The result is an efficient and effective algorithm that successfully navigates challenging parameter spaces including large numbers of local minima, strongly correlated parameters, and a wide range of parameter sensitivities. The algorithm is applied to a set of benchmark test cases, which includes inversion of simulated measurements with and without noise, and cases where the model parameterization is known and where the parameterization most be determined as part of the inversion. For accurate data, the adaptive inversion often produces a model with a Bartlett mismatch lower than the numerical error of the propagation model used to compute the replica fields. For noisy synthetic data, the inversion produces a model with a mismatch that is lower than that for the true parameters. Comparison with previous inversions indicates that the adaptive hybrid method provides the best results to date for the benchmark cases

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Oceanic Engineering, IEEE Journal of  (Volume:26 ,  Issue: 3 )

Date of Publication:

Jul 2001

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