Numerical Analysis and Applications

, Volume 11, Issue 4, pp 359–371 | Cite as

An Algorithm for Solving Inverse Geoelectrics Problems Based on the Neural Network Approximation

  • M. I. ShimelevichEmail author
  • E. A. Obornev
  • I. E. Obornev
  • E. A. Rodionov


A neural network approximation algorithm for solving inverse geoelectrics problems in the class of grid (block) models of media is presented. The algorithm is based on using neural networks for constructing an approximate inverse operator and enables formalized construction of solutions of inverse geoelectrics problem with a total number of sought-for medium parameters of ~ n · 103. The correctness of the problem of constructing neural network inverse operators is considered. A posteriori estimates of the degree of ambiguity of solutions of the resulting inverse problem are calculated. The operation of the algorithm is illustrated by examples of 2D and 3D inversions of synthetic and field geoelectric data obtained by the MTS method.


geoelectrics inverse problem approximation a priori and a posteriori estimates neural networks 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. I. Shimelevich
    • 1
    Email author
  • E. A. Obornev
    • 1
  • I. E. Obornev
    • 2
  • E. A. Rodionov
    • 1
  1. 1.Ordzhonikidze Russian State Geological Prospecting UniversityMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Skobeltsyn Institute of Nuclear PhysicsLomonosovMoscow State UniversityMoscowRussia

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