• My PhD thesis (SEP 121) title is "Multidimensional Seismic Noise Attenuation". You can look at the html or the pdf version.



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Tel: 650-224-6946 (cell)

Address: 723 Menlo Avenue, Menlo Park, CA 94025

Education Return to top


Ph.D. Stanford University, 09/1998-09/2005

        Ph.D in exploration seismic within the Stanford Exploration Project.

        Thesis: Multidimensional Seismic Noise Attenuation.

        Advisor: Jon Claerbout.

M.Sc. Stanford University, 09/1998-06/2000

        M.Sc. Geophysics with the Stanford Exploration Project.

        Advisor: Jon Claerbout.

M.Sc. Ecole de Physique du Globe de Strasbourg, 1993-1996

        Engineering diploma and D.E.A in Geophysics (M.Sc.) with honors.

Experience Return to top

3DGeo Inc., Santa Clara, California, 2007-present

        Vice President R&D

3DGeo Development Inc., Santa Clara, California, 2005-2007

        Senior Geophysicist

Stanford University, Stanford, California, 2005-present

        Consulting professor in Geophysics

Stanford University, Stanford, California, 1998-2005

        Research Assistant, SEP

        Research on coherent noise attenuation, robust optimization criteria (L1 and Huber norms) and migration issues (migration of multiples).

Chevron, San Ramon, California, 2003

        Summer Intern

        Worked in the imaging and velocity group.

Schlumberger Cambridge Research Lab, England, 2002

        Summer Intern

        Worked on coherent noise attenuation techniques for land data.

Delft University, Delft, The Netherlands, 2001

        Research Assistant

        Exchange student with the DELPHI consortium sponsored by the SMAART Joint Venture.

        Worked on internal multiples elimination with the L1 norm and on the migration of multiples.

CGG, Massy Palaiseau, France, 1999

        Summer Intern

        Worked on internal multiples elimination.

        Co-developed a related batch in Geovecteur (CGG processing software).

CGG, Houston, USA, 1997-1998

        Research Assistant

        Worked on new techniques for surface-related multiples attenuation in the Gulf of Mexico.

        Worked on the AVO of converted waves.

IFP, Reuil Malmaison, France, 1996-1997

        Research Assistant

        Worked on true amplitude migration of well data (walkaways and VSPs).


Professional Activities Return to top


2006-present: Special Editor for Geophysics (SEG)

1998-present: Member SEG

1998-present: Member EAGE

Awards Return to top

SEG Clarence Karcher award, 2007 (outstanding young geophysicists).

EAGE Arie Van Weelden award, 2004 (outstanding young geophysicists).

SEG best student paper, 1999.


Computer Skills Return to top


Programming in Fortran 77 and 90, C, Matlab, python.

Unix, Windows, Red Hat (Linux).

Administrator of 30 Linux boxes at the Stanford Exploration Project.


Languages Return to top


French (native speaker).

English (8 years in USA).

Spanish (6 years at school).




Publications Return to top


Conferences SEP Reports


Peer review publications:


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  • A. Guitton, B. Kaelin, F. Ortigosa, D. Bevc, C. A. Fernandez, J. Higginbotham, B. Fontecha and J. M. Cela, 2007, 3D Modeling and Migration of a Wide-Azimuth Towed Streamer Survey, SBGF conference, extended abstract.
  • Jesse Lomask and Antoine Guitton, 2007, Volumetric Flattening: an interpretation tool, The Leading Edge, 26, 888.
  • Antoine Guitton, Francisco Ortigosa and Bruno Kaelin, 2007, 3D Migration of a Simulated Wide-Azimuth Tomed Streamer Survey, SEG, Expanded Abstracts, 26, 2310-2313.
  • Antoine Guitton, Francisco Ortigosa and Bruno Kaelin, 2007, Imaging methods in complex overburden, EAGE conference, extended abstract, C023.
  • Bruno Kaelin, Antoine Guitton and Francisco Ortigosa, 2007, Illumination Effects in Reverse Time Migration, EAGE conference, extended abstract, P285.
  • Dimitri Bevc, Francisco Ortigosa, Antoine Guitton and Bruno Kaelin, 2007, Next Generation Seismic Imaging: High Fidelity Algorithms and High-End Computing, AGU General Assembly, Acapulco.

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Stanford Exploration Project annual reports: Return to publications


SEP 124 SEP 123 SEP 120 SEP 117 SEP 115 SEP 114 SEP 113 SEP 111 SEP 108 SEP 105 SEP 103 SEP 100


SEP 125


  • G. Alvarez and A. Guitton, Simultaneous adaptive matching of primaries and multiples with non-stationary filters: SEP-125, 61-76.

SEP 124 Return to report


  • J. Lomask and A. Guitton, Flattening with geological constraints: SEP-124, 105-114.

SEP 123 Return to report


  • A. Valenciano, B. Biondi, and A. Guitton, Target-oriented wave-equation inversion: Sigsbee model: SEP-123, 83-91.


SEP 120 Return to report


  • A. Valenciano, B. Biondi, and A. Guitton, Target-oriented wave-equation inversion: SEP-120, 23-40.
  • A. Guitton, Sparse radon transforms with a bound-constrained approach: SEP-120, 387-394.
  • A. Guitton, J. Lomask, and S. Fomel, Non-linear estimation of vertical delays with a quasi-Newton method: SEP-120, 167-178.
  • C. K. Wilson and A. Guitton, Interpolation and signal extraction of teleseismic wavefields with the linear radon transform: SEP-120, 197-216.
  • J. Lomask, A. Guitton, and A. Valenciano, Flattening without picking faults: SEP-120, 159-166.
  • J. Lomask, A. Guitton, S. Fomel, and J. Claerbout, Update on flattening without picking: SEP-120, 137-158.
  • B. Artman and A. Guitton, Removal of linear events with combined radon transforms: SEP-120, 395-406.
  • D. A. Rosales and A. Guitton, Multiple attenuation: Data space vs. image space--A real data example: SEP-120, 375-386.


SEP 117 Return to report


  • A. Guitton, Bound constrained optimization: application to the dip estimation problem: SEP-117, 51-62.


SEP 115 Return to report



SEP 114 Return to report


  • A. Valenciano, M. Brown, M. D. Sacchi, and A. Guitton, Interval velocity estimation using edge-preserving regularization: SEP-114, 136-150.


SEP 113 Return to report


  • A. Guitton, A comparison of three multiple-attenuation methods for a Gulf of Mexico dataset: SEP-113, 1-16.
  • P. Sava and A. Guitton, Multiple attenuation in the image space: SEP-113, 31-44.
  • S. Haines, A. Guitton, and P. Sava, Multiple suppression in the angle domain with non-stationary prediction-error filters: SEP-113, 45-56.
  • A. Guitton, Multiple attenuation with multidimensional prediction-error filters: SEP-113, 57-74.
  • A. Guitton, Amplitude balanced PEF estimation: SEP-113, 261-276.
  • S. Haines and A. Guitton, Coherent noise suppression in electroseismic data with non-stationary prediction-error filters: SEP-113, 277-284.
  • A. Guitton, Subtraction versus filtering for signal/noise separation: SEP-113, 285-290.
  • A. Guitton, Amplitude and kinematic corrections of migrated images for non-unitary imaging operators: SEP-113, 349-362.
  • A. Guitton and J. Claerbout, Interpolation of bathymetry data from the Sea of Galilee: A noise attenuation problem: SEP-113, 399-416.


SEP 111 Return to report


  • A. Guitton, Shot-profile migration of multiple reflections: SEP-111, 17-33.
  • A. Valenciano, B. Biondi, and A. Guitton, Multidimensional imaging condition for shot profile migration: SEP-111, 71-81.
  • A. Guitton and E. Verschuur, Adaptive subtraction of multiples with the l1-norm: SEP-111,157-171.
  • A. Guitton, A hybrid adaptive subtraction method: SEP-111, 171-183.
  • S. Haines and A. Guitton, Removal of coherent noise from electroseismic data: SEP-111, 183-201.
  • A. Guitton, Theoretical aspects of noise attenuation: SEP-111, 201-207.


SEP 108 Return to report


  • A. Guitton, Coherent noise attenuation: A synthetic and field example: SEP-108, 225-248.
  • A. Guitton, M. Brown, J. Rickett, and R. Clapp, A pattern-based technique for ground-roll and multiple attenuation: SEP-108, 249-274.
  • A. Guitton, Solutions to data and operator aliasing with the parabolic radon transform: SEP-108, 283-296.
  • J. Rickett, A. Guitton, and D. Gratwick, Adaptive multiple subtraction with non-stationary helical shaping filters: SEP-108, 275-282.


SEP 105 Return to report


  • A. Guitton, Coherent noise attenuation using Inverse Problems and Prediction Error Filters: SEP-105, 27-48.
  • J. Rickett and A. Guitton, Multi-dimensional Fourier transforms in the helical coordinate system: SEP-105, 167-176.


SEP 103 Return to report


  • A. Guitton, Prestack multiple attenuation using the hyperbolic Radon transform: SEP-103, 181-201.
  • A. Guitton, Huber solver versus IRLS algorithm for quasi L1 inversion: SEP-103, 255-271.
  • A. Guitton, Implementation of a nonlinear solver for minimizing the Huber norm: SEP-103, 281-289.


SEP 100 Return to report


  • Guitton and W. W. Symes, Robust and stable velocity analysis using the Huber function: SEP-100, 293-314.