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Comparison of Grid-Based Methods for Raytracing on Unstructured Meshes.

Giroux, Bernard; Liu, Lijun (2014). Comparison of Grid-Based Methods for Raytracing on Unstructured Meshes. In: SEG Annual Meeting - SEG Technical Program Expanded Abstracts, 26-31 octobre 2014, Denver, États-Unis.

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SummaryThe relative advantages and disadvantages of the fast marching (FMM), fast sweeping (FSM) and shortest-path methods (SPM) for raytracing on unstructured meshes are examined. The SPM implementation relies on secondary nodes to improve accuracy. Measurements are performed on 2D triangular and 3D tetrahedral meshes. In all cases, the SPM with a high number of secondary nodes (up to 9) yields the highest accuracy. In 2D, the computational cost of the SPM might be compensated in tomography problems where the raytracing routine is called for multiple sources with the same grid. In 3D, a small number of secondary nodes (1 or 2) can be used with the SPM to achieve accuracy comparable or better than the FMM and FSM, at better computational cost.

Type de document: Document issu d'une conférence ou d'un atelier
Mots-clés libres: algorithm; ray tracing; traveltime
Centre: Centre Eau Terre Environnement
Date de dépôt: 31 août 2017 20:34
Dernière modification: 31 août 2017 20:34
URI: http://espace.inrs.ca/id/eprint/3588

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