NEURAL NETWORKS APPLIED TO SEISMIC PROCESSING

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Amount:
$49,758.00
Award Year:
1989
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
9751
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Geo-centers Inc
7 Wells Ave, Newton Centre, MA, 02159
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
Sheldon S Sandler
(617) 964-7070
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
GEO-CENTERS, INC. PROPOSES TO DEMONSTRATE THE FEASIBILITY OF USING A NEURAL NETWORK TO ANALYZE SEISMIC DATA TO CLASSIFY EARTHQUAKES, NUCLEAR BLASTS, AND CHEMICAL BLASTS. USING TIME AND FREQUENCY DOMAIN INFORMATION FROM IDENTIFIED PHASES A NEURAL NETWORK WILL BE TAUGHT USING DATA AVAILABLE FROM THE CENTER FOR SEISMIC STUDIES. A MULTILAYER NEURAL NETWORK WILL BE EMPLOYED HAVING AN INPUT LAYER, A HIDDEN LAYER AND AN OUTPUT LAYER. A BACK PROPAGATION PROCEDURE WILL TRAIN THE NETWORK TO PERFORM THE MAPPING FROM PHASE DATA TO THE CORRECT CLASSIFICATION OF THE EVENT.

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