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As it stands, the cost of computing a weighting function of this kind
is twice the cost of a single migration. Add the cost of the
migration itself, and this approach is 25% cheaper than running two
iterations of conjugate gradients, which costs two migrations per
iteration.
However, the bandwidth of the weighting functions is much lower than
that of the migrated images. This allows considerable
computational savings, as modeling and remigrating a narrow frequency
band around the central frequency produces similar weighting functions
than the full bandwidth. Repeating the first experiment
() with half the frequencies gives a
- the same as before within the limits of numerical
error.

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Stanford Exploration Project

4/29/2001