Computing Volume Bounds of Inclusions by Eit Measurements

  • Giovanni Alessandrini
  • Antonio Bilotta
  • Antonino Morassi
  • Edi Rosset
  • Emilio Turco


The size estimates approach for Electrical Impedance Tomography (EIT) allows for estimating the size (area or volume) of an unknown inclusion in an electrical conductor by means of one pair of boundary measurements of voltage and current. In this paper we show by numerical simulations how to obtain such bounds for practical application of the method. The computations are carried out both in a 2-D and a 3-D setting.


Size estimates Electrical impedance tomography 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Giovanni Alessandrini
    • 1
  • Antonio Bilotta
    • 2
  • Antonino Morassi
    • 3
  • Edi Rosset
    • 1
  • Emilio Turco
    • 4
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Matematica e InformaticaUniversità degli Studi di TriesteTriesteItaly
  2. 2.Dipartimento di StruttureUniversità della CalabriaRende (CS)Italy
  3. 3.Dipartimento di Georisorse e TerritorioUniversità degli Studi di UdineUdineItaly
  4. 4.Dipartimento di Architettura e PianificazioneUniversità degli Studi di SassariAlgheroItaly

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