An Introduction to Parameter Estimation and Inverse Problems

Date: Mon, May 9 - Fri, May 13 2016

Hour: 09:30

Speakers: Shaaban Bakr, BCAM

Dates: 09-13 May 2016 (5 sessions)
Time: 09:30-11:30 (a total of 10 hours)

In this short course we are going to recall some basics of Inverse Problems. It is only assumed that the audience is familiar with the basic linear algebra and numerical methods. Nothing else is required to attend this course (except active participation). Everybody who wishes to be introduced to inverse problems is welcome.

- Introduction
- Linear regression
- Rank deficiency and ill-conditioning
- Tikhonov regularization
- Discretizing problems using basis functions
- Nonlinear regression
- Nonlinear inverse problems

[1] Richard C. Aster, Brian Borchers, Clifford H. Thurber, Parameter Estimation and Inverse Problems, Academic Press, 2013, 360 pages.

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Confirmed speakers:

Shaaban Bakr, BCAM