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Uncertainty of flow in porous media

By Joyce Aitchison, Linda Cummings, Giles Richardson and Jonathan Rougier

Abstract

The problem posed to the Study Group was, in essence, how to estimate the probability distribution of f(x) from the probability distribution of x. Here x is a large vector and f is a complicated function which can be expensive to evaluate. For Schlumberger's applications f is a computer simulator of a hydrocarbon reservoir, and x is a description of the geology of the reservoir, which is uncertain

Topics: Energy and utilities, Materials
Year: 2005
OAI identifier: oai:generic.eprints.org:33/core70

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