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Geostatistical Simulation

Models and Algorithms

Authors: Lantuejoul, Christian

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About this Textbook

Within the geoscience community the estimation of natural resources is a challenging topic. The difficulties are threefold: Intitially, the design of appropriate models to take account of the complexity of the variables of interest and their interactions. This book discusses a wide range of spatial models, including random sets and functions, point processes and object populations. Secondly,the construction of algorithms which reproduce the variability inherent in the models. Finally, the conditioning of the simulations for the data, which can considerably reduce their variability. Besides the classical algorithm for gaussian random functions, specific algorithms based on markovian iterations are presented for conditioning a wide range of spatial models (boolean model, Voronoi tesselation, substitution random function etc.) This volume is the result of a series of courses given in the USA and Latin America to civil, mining and petroleum engineers, as well as to gradute students is statistics. It is the first book to discuss geostatistical simulation techniques in such a systematic way.

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From the reviews of the first edition:

"Geostatistical simulations have mainly been developed during the last decade. … this is the first book that is entirely dedicated to this subject. … it has been a good initiative by C. Lantuéjoul to compile this book and it will become a basic reference work, partly because it is the first work dedicated entirely to this new subject of geostatistics. … The book mainly aims at researchers who are using geostatistical simulations and who would like to know more about the theoretical background … ." (André Vervoort, Geologica Belgica, Vol. 7 (3-4), 2004)

"The author has dedicated the book to Georges Matheron, founder of modern geostatistics. Well organized is the book in three parts, namely (i) the tools, (ii) the algorithm and (iii) the models. … It certainly fills a gap and is therefore welcome to the geostatistics market." (Erik W. Grafarend, Zentralblatt MATH, Vol. 990 (15), 2002)


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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Geostatistical Simulation
Book Subtitle
Models and Algorithms
Authors
Copyright
2002
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-662-04808-5
DOI
10.1007/978-3-662-04808-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-540-42202-0
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-07582-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 256
Number of Illustrations and Tables
156 b/w illustrations, 76 illustrations in colour
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