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Performance Analysis of a High-Order Discontinuous Galerkin Method Application to the Reverse Time Migration

  • Caroline Baldassari (a1) (a2), Hélène Barucq (a1) (a2), Henri Calandra (a3), Bertrand Denel (a3) and Julien Diaz (a1) (a2)...


This work pertains to numerical aspects of a finite element method based discontinuous functions. Our study focuses on the Interior Penalty Discontinuous Galerkin method (IPDGM) because of its high-level of flexibility for solving the full wave equation in heterogeneous media. We assess the performance of IPDGM through a comparison study with a spectral element method (SEM). We show that IPDGM is as accurate as SEM. In addition, we illustrate the efficiency of IPDGM when employed in a seismic imaging process by considering two-dimensional problems involving the Reverse Time Migration.


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Communications in Computational Physics
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