# Effective exploitation of the a priori information through a microwave imaging procedure based on the SMW for NDE/NDT applications

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...This is, for example, viable in biomedical imaging where the organs and tissues can be assumed known [28], or when testing an object for a defect when the unperturbed object otherwise is known [29]....

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...When the imaging problem is limited to only detecting defects, prior information can be introduced in the electric field computation based on the Sherman–Morrison–Woodbury formula to reduce the number of unknowns [19]....

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...Such a topic has been effectively addressed in [19]–[21]....

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...Thus, by considering the point-matching version of the method of moment [6], and partitioning is partitioned into equal subdomains centered at , , the scattering equations can be expressed in matrix form as follows:...

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...of problem unknowns, the minimization of is carried out by means of a suitable version of a genetic algorithm [9], [10]....

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...Concerning the optimization procedure, the following parametric setup has been assumed: , (mutation probability), (bit-mutation probability), and (crossover probability) [10]....

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...However, testing an object for evaluating the presence of a defect allows us to reduce the computational complexity by fully exploiting the (generally) available a priori information concerning the unperturbed structure [1]....

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