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Regularization considerations

There are several issues that must be considered when using the proposed regularized inversion with model preconditioning. First, the geological regularization scheme that can be used for RIP depends on the user's interpretation or geological model, so what if the regularization operator is wrong? I will show the result of applying the ``wrong'' regularization operator during RIP. On a related note, the geophysical regularization scheme assumes that the correct velocity model has been used, so there is no moveout along the 25#25 axis. I will experiment with several incorrect velocity models and show the results. Finally, since my RIP method does regularize the amplitudes of model along the 25#25 axis, we need to know how it will affect any real AVA that might exist in the CIGs.