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pure and applied geophysics

, Volume 109, Issue 1, pp 1728–1737 | Cite as

Earthquake simulation

  • K. Gopalsamy
Article

Summary

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the statistical character of the random surface displacements of a two-dimensional elastic half-space excited by buried sources of disturbances emitting pulses of random intensity at random times. A Poissonian emission process with a Gaussian intensity is considered in detail.

Keywords

Line Source Counting Process Earthquake Simulation Random Intensity Lebesgue Integral 
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© Birkhäuser-Verlag 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Gopalsamy
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Mathematical SciencesThe Flinders University of South AustraliaBedford ParkAustralia

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