University of Calgary

GOPH 420 - Inversion and Parameter Estimation for Geophysicists - Winter 2023

Numerical algorithms for estimation of model parameters. Objective functions, norms, root finding, curve fitting, least squares regression, unconstrained optimization, constrained optimization, gradient ascent/descent, Newton-Raphson. Applications to a variety of geophysical survey methods.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • (3-3)


  • Mathematics 211; and Mathematics 267 or 277; and Geophysics 351 or 355; and 3 units from Computer Science 217, 231, 235 or Data Science 211.


This course will be offered next in Winter 2024.
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