Lithology and Mineral Resources

, Volume 53, Issue 4, pp 329–336 | Cite as

Problem of the Application of Mathematical Methods in Geology

  • A. V. LalomovEmail author
  • V. A. Naumov


The most characteristic errors in the application of mathematical-statistic and modeling methods encountered periodically during the peer reviewing of geological scientific journals are analyzed, and recommendations for their elimination are given. Problems of the determination of relative errors in the simplified mathematical models are discussed. Necessity of calculating parameters of the background value and eliminating its influence on computation of the “useful signal” is shown. A graphic method for determining the minimum anomalous content is also proposed for discussion and testing. Characteristic errors and necessity for maintaining constraints of the application of correlation analysis are demonstrated.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Geology of Ore Deposits, Petrography, Mineralogy, and GeochemistryRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Perm State National Research UniversityPermRussia

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