Chinese Annals of Mathematics, Series B

, Volume 36, Issue 5, pp 737–762 | Cite as

Identifiability and stability of an inverse problem involving a Fredholm equation

  • Carlos Conca
  • Rodrigo Lecaros
  • Jaime H. Ortega
  • Lionel Rosier


The authors study a linear inverse problem with a biological interpretation, which is modelled by a Fredholm integral equation of the first kind, where the kernel is represented by step functions. Based on different assumptions, identifiability, stability and reconstruction results are obtained.


Inverse problems Olfactory system Kernel determination Fredholm integral equation Partial differential equations Numerical reconstruction 

2000 MR Subject Classification

35R20 45B05 45Q05 65M32 93B05 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carlos Conca
    • 1
  • Rodrigo Lecaros
    • 1
  • Jaime H. Ortega
    • 1
  • Lionel Rosier
    • 2
  1. 1.Centro de Modelamiento Matemático and Departamento de Ingeniería MatemáticaUniversidad de Chile (UMI CNRS 2807)SantiagoChile
  2. 2.Centre Automatique et Systèmes, MINES ParisTechPSL Research UniversityParisFrance

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