James W. Rector

Recent Publications

Journal Papers

• Fernandez Martinez, J.L., L. M. Pedruelo-Gonzalez and J. W. Rector, "Robust Mean Traveltime Curves in 2D Transmission Tomographic Surveys," Mathematical Geosciences, 2010, Vol. 42, pp. 377-400, doi: 10.1007/s11004-010-9272-y.

• Fernandez Martinez, J.L., L. M. Pedruelo-Gonzalez and J. W. Rector, "Mean Traveltime Curves: A Simple Tool for Traveltime Analysis, Velocity Tuning, and Anomaly Detection in 2D Transmission Tomographic Surveys," Fast Times, December 2008, Vol. 13, No. 4, pp. 43-51.

• Zhang, L., B. Hua, H. Calandra and J.W. Rector, "3D Fourier Finite-Difference Common Azimuth Depth Migration," Journal of Seismic Exploration, 2006, Vol. 14, pp. 287-294.

Conference Papers

• Fernandez Martinez, J.L., S. Nazari, Z. Fernandez Muniz and J. W. Rector III, "Simulating Models Using Geological Bases, Well Logs and Seismic Attributes," SEG, 2010, Expanded Abstracts, pp. 1455-1459.

• Mangriotis, M. D., J. Rector, J. Neu and E. F. Herkenhoff, "Scattering Versus Intrinsic Attenuation in the Vadose Zone," AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 2009.

• Cuevas, N. H., J. W. Rector III, J. R. Moore and S. D. Glaser, "Electrokinetic Coupling in Hydraulic Fracture Propagation," SEG, Houston, TX, October 2009, Expanded Abstracts, 27, pp. 1217-1222.

• Fernandez Martinez, J.L., L. M. Pedruelo-Gonzalez, J. Deparis, M. D. Mangriotis and J. W. Rector, "Application of the Mean Travel Time Curves to GPR and VSP Data," SAGEEP, September 2009, pp. 77-86.

• Mangriotis, M.D. and J. Rector, "Scattering Versus Intrinsic Attenuation: Measurements From Permanent Downhole Geophones,," AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 2008, Vol. 1, p. 198.

• Kuzma, H. A., M. D. Mangriotis, J. L. Fernandez Martinez, J. W. Rector III, Y. Liu and S. Vaidya, "Vehicle Traffic as a Source for Near-Surface Passive Seismic Imaging," AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 2008, Vol. 2, p. 223.

• Kuzma, H. A., J.L. Fernandez Martinez, Y. Zhao, C. Dunson, M. Zhai, M.D. Mangriotis and J.W. Rector, "Vehicle Traffic as a Source for Near-Surface Passive Seismic Imaging," SAGEEP, TX, 2008, Vol. 15, pp. 543-550.

• Mangriotis, M. D., J. Rector, R. Bainer and E.F. Herkenhoff, "Scattering Versus Intrinsic Attenuation: Measurements From Permanent Downhole Geophones," SEG, San Antonio, TX, September 2007, Expanded Abstracts, 26, pp. 1237-1241.

• Kuzma, H. A., D. Bremer and J.W. Rector, "Support Vector Machines Implemented on a Graphics Processing Unit," SEG, September 2007, Expanded Abstracts,26, pp. 2089-2092.

• Kuzma, H., J. L. Fernandez Martinez and J. W. Rector, "Physically Correct Kernel Learning for Geophysics," AGU, 2007, NG11A-0177.

• Kuzma, H. A., E.R. Engdahl and J.W. Rector, "Support Vector Regression for Phase Arrival Prediction and SEL3 Event Evaluation," ISS Post-Doc Conference, 2007, 1p.

• Kappler, K., N.H. Cuevas and J.W. Rector, "Response of Induction Coil Magnetometers to Perturbations in Orientation," 76th Annual International Meeting, SEG, Expanded Abstracts, New Orleans, LA, 2006, pp. 899-903.

• Kuzma, H.A., K.A. Kappler and J.W. Rector, "A Map of Indirect Inversion: Kriging, Wiener Filters, Support Vector Machanics, and Neural Networks," Eos Trans. AGU, Fall Meeting Supplement, San Francisco, CA, 2006, Vol. 87, No. 52, Abstract NG31C-1611.

Books

• Rector, J. and M. D. Mangriotis, "Vertical Seismic Profiling," Encyclopedia of Solid Earth Geophysics, 2010, Springer, pp. 430-433.

Other Publications

• Kuzma, H. A., M. D. Mangriotis, J. L. Fernandez Martinez, J. W. Rector III, Y. Liu and S. Vaidya, "Vehicle Traffic as a Source for Near-Surface Passive Seismic Imaging," , 2008.

• Kuzma, H. A., J. W. Rector and D. Cress, "Using Support Vector Machines to Emulate Modeling," DCI Post-Doc Symposium, McLean, VA, 2007.

• Mangriotis, M., J.W. Rector III and R. Bainer, "3-D Velocity Imaging of the Shallow Subsurface Using Surface Seismic Reflection Data and Multi-offset VSP Data at a Site at Sandia National Laboratories," AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 2006.

• Kuzma, H.A., J. W. Rector and D. Bremer, "Seismic Interpretation Using Support Vector Machines Implemented on Graphics Processing Units," Eleventh International Congress for Mathematical Geology, Liege Belgium, September 2006, Vol. 511, No. 24, 5 pp.

• Mangriotis, M.D., J.W. Rector III and R. Bainer, "3-D Velocity Imaging of the Shallow Subsurface Using Surface Seismic Reflection Data and Multi-offset VSP Data at a Site at Sandia National Laboratories," SEG Hydrogeophysics Workshop, Vancouver, Canada, July 2006.