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Special Issue "Probabilistic Methods for Inverse Problems"
A special issue of Entropy (ISSN 1099-4300). This special issue belongs to the section "Statistical Physics".
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 September 2018) | Viewed by 20092
Special Issue Editor
Interests: inference; inverse problems; Bayesian computation; information and maximum entropy; knowledge extraction
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Special Issue in Entropy: Entropy: From Physics to Information Sciences and Geometry
Special Issue in Entropy: Probabilistic Methods for Inverse Problems II
Special Issue Information
Inverse problems arise in many applications. Whatever the domain of application, when the unknown quantities on which we want to infer, and the quantities on which we can do measurements, and the mathematical relations linking them are identified, the problem then become inference. Deterministic regularization methods have been successfully developed and used. Two main difficulties still remain: How to choose the different criteria and how to weight them and how to quantify the uncertainties. In the three last decades, the probabilistic methods and, in particular, the Bayesian approach have shown their efficiency. The focus of this Special Issue is to have original papers on these probabilistic methods where the real advantages on regularization methods have been shown. The papers with real applications in different area such as biological and medical imaging, industrial nondestructive testing, radio astronomical, and geophysical imaging are preferred.
Prof. Dr. Ali Mohammad-Djafari
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- Inverse problems
- Bayesian inference
- Approximate Bayesian computation
- Variational methods
- Variational Bayesian approximation
- Expectation propagation
- Uncertainty quantification
- Computed tomography
- Medical imaging
- Nondestructive industrial imaging