Solving the Inverse Gravimetric Problem: On the Benefit of Wavelets

  • Ludwig Ballani
Conference paper
Part of the International Association of Geodesy Symposia book series (IAG SYMPOSIA, volume 114)


Inverse problems often consist in finding a physical quantity (density, diffusivity, conductivity) defined in a certain domain (‘support’). The determination of a solution always requires a mathematical modelling of the corresponding (source or parameter) functions and domains involved. This process can be understood as a certain manner of probing or sounding. In this meaning ‘sounding’ can be directed to the approximation of one or several function values, e.g. by means of the known Backus-Gilbert method, but it is also done by the decomposition procedures to be considered here.


Inverse Problem Wavelet Basis Multiresolution Analysis Haar Wavelet Wavelet Theory 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ludwig Ballani
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  1. 1.Department “Recent Kinematics and Dynamics of the Earth”GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam (GFZ)PotsdamGermany

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