Accession Number:

ADA136210

Title:

Detection of Bright Spots in Seismic Signal Using Pattern Recognition Techniques

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.

Corporate Author:

PURDUE UNIV LAFAYETTE IN SCHOOL OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1983-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

263.0

Abstract:

Bright spot is one of the pattern classes in a seismic section and the indicators of gas hydrocarbon accumulation. In the past, detection of bright spots depended primarily upon visual examination and the experience of a geophysicist. It is the authors contention that bright spot detection could be made more confidently by computer-aided analysis. This study concerns with two computer-aided methods. One is the decision-theoretic pattern recognition, the other is the syntactic or structural patterns recognition. Using these two methods, a seismogram is classified into two classes, i.e., bright spot and non-bright spot.

Subject Categories:

  • Seismology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE