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Team Inverse Problems

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Team Inverse Problems showcases how mathematics is used to improve the quality of satellite images.


Satellite images of heavenly bodies arrive on earth as
blurry, low-quality ones, and from them their original versions must be
recovered. This phenomenon can be imagined as an example of a math problem,
called inverse problem. One way of recovering involves repeated hammering of
the received noisy image, like a rough sword. Of course, the hammering should
not take forever, so we only need a finite number of hammerings to lead us to
the best possible image. But how do we prove we will really get the best image,
without knowing how it looks in the first place? That's where the maths comes



Tom has brought together Rommel’s scientific research and
his love of heavy metal music to create a digital collage hybrid heavy-metal
science design. Rommel’s equation is the muscled galactic hulk pounding
corrupted jigsaws of planetary photography into complete images.


Color – Black
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