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AutomatedDataConditioning>AntTrackingWorkflow

TheAntTrackingworkflowisapopularandveryusefultoolforidentifyingandinterpretingfaults.Howeveritis
oftenunderusedbecauseoftheamountofreiterativedataconditioningrequiredtoproduceauseableand
accurateAntTrackingvolume.ThisTIPS&TRICKSshowsyouhowtoautomatethedataconditioningandant
trackingprocessedinoneworkflow,allowingforrapidreiterationsonextractionparameters.

Onetypicalworkflow
Anexampleofatypicalworkflowforcreatingananttrackingvolumeisbelow:

Aprocesslikethiscanbeverycumbersometoreiterate,asthenumberofstepsrequiredtogetfromthebeginning
totheendarenotalwaysefficient.

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1. First,weneedtocreatetheworkflow.Thissimpleworkflowwillallowustorunourattributeprocesses
eitherinsequenceorindividuallybyturningtheoneswewishtorunonandleavingtheothersoff.Clickon
theWorkflowstab,rightclickonthepane,andselectInsertworkflow

2. Doubleclickonthenewworkflowtoopentheworkflowdialog.Renametheworkflowsomething
meaningful.

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3. ClickApplytosavethename.ThenextstepistocreatetheworkflowbelowPleasenotecommentlines:

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Notesabouttheworkflow
1. TheincrementalVolumeAttributeprocessesneedtobesetindividuallybeforerunningtheworkflow.
Doubleclickoneachtosettheparameters.Theattributestheyshouldgeneratearedefinedinthe
commentareasaboveeachprocess.
2. TheinputfortheChaoscalculationshouldbetheconditionedstructuralsmoothedvolume,NOTthe
Variancevolume.Inthisworkflow,theinputforbothVarianceandChaosisVariableD.
3. Ifyouareintheparameterstestingphase,youmaywishtoaddaDeletecommandbeforethevolume
calculationcommandtoavoidfillingyourseismicsurveywithincrementalvolumes.
4. Theworkflowaboveisdesignedtoletyouviewtheresultsofalltheincrementalvolumeattribute
calculations.Youmayturnthisfeatureofftospeeduptheworkflow.Ifyouchoosetousethisfeature,
makesurea3Dwindowisopen.
5. Inputvolumesarelistedbelow,astheyappearintheworkflow:
VolumeAttributes#1VariableAA
VolumeAttributes#2VariableA
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VolumeAttributes#3VariableB
VolumeAttributes#4VariableC
VolumeAttributes#5VariableD
VolumeAttributes#6VariableD
VolumeAttributes#7VariableG

VariablesEandFintheaboveworkflowrelatetotheVarianceandChaosvariables,whichareinputsfor
VariableG,theVarianceplusChaosvolume.

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