Geodetic data inversion using a Bayesian information criterion for spatial distribution of fault slip T Yabuki, M Matsu'ura Geophysical Journal International 109 (2), 363-375, 1992 | 373 | 1992 |

A Bayesian approach to nonlinear inversion DD Jackson, M Matsu'ura Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth 90 (B1), 581-591, 1985 | 305 | 1985 |

Maximum-likelihood estimation of hypocenter with origin time eliminated using nonlinear inversion technique N Hirata, M Matsu'ura Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors 47, 50-61, 1987 | 284 | 1987 |

Interplate seismogenic zones along the Kuril–Japan trench inferred from GPS data inversion C Hashimoto, A Noda, T Sagiya, M Matsu’ura Nature Geoscience 2 (2), 141-144, 2009 | 228 | 2009 |

Dislocation model for aseismic crustal deformation at Hollister, California M Matsu'ura, DD Jackson, A Cheng Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth 91 (B12), 12661-12674, 1986 | 204 | 1986 |

Slip-dependent friction law and nucleation processes in earthquake rupture M Matsu'ura, H Kataoka, B Shibazaki Tectonophysics 211 (1-4), 135-148, 1992 | 146 | 1992 |

A dislocation model for the earthquake cycle at convergent plate boundaries M Matsu'ura, T Sato Geophysical Journal International 96 (1), 23-32, 1989 | 139 | 1989 |

Spontaneous rupture propagation on a non-planar fault in 3-D elastic medium H Aochi, E Fukuyama, M Matsu’ura Pure and Applied Geophysics 157 (11), 2003-2027, 2000 | 129 | 2000 |

The 3‐D tectonic stress fields in and around Japan inverted from centroid moment tensor data of seismic events T Terakawa, M Matsu'ura Tectonics 29 (6), 2010 | 110 | 2010 |

Statical and dynamical study on faulting mechanism of the 1923 Kanto earthquake M Matsu'ura, T Iwasaki, Y Suzuki, R Sato Journal of Physics of the Earth 28 (2), 119-143, 1980 | 108 | 1980 |

Transition process from nucleation to high-speed rupture propagation: scaling from stick-slip experiments to natural earthquakes B Shibazaki, M Matsu'ura Geophysical Journal International 132 (1), 14-30, 1998 | 103 | 1998 |

3-D modelling of plate interfaces and numerical simulation of long-term crustal deformation in and around Japan C Hashimoto, K Fukui, M Matsu’ura Pure and Applied Geophysics 161 (9-10), 2053-2068, 2004 | 96 | 2004 |

Interplate coupling and relative plate motion in the Tokai district, central Japan, deduced from geodetic data inversion using ABIC S Yoshioka, T Yabuki, T Sagiya, T Tada, M Matsu'ura Geophysical Journal International 113 (3), 607-621, 1993 | 91 | 1993 |

Strains and tilts on the surface of a semi-infinite medium R Sato, M Matsu'ura Journal of Physics of the Earth 22 (2), 213-221, 1974 | 90 | 1974 |

Static deformations due to the fault spreading over several layers in a multi-layered medium R Sato, M Matsu'ura Journal of Physics of the Earth 21 (3), 227-249, 1973 | 88 | 1973 |

Quasi-static internal deformation due to a dislocation source in a multilayered elastic/viscoelastic half-space and an equivalence theorem Y Fukahata, M Matsu'ura Geophysical Journal International 166 (1), 418-434, 2006 | 86 | 2006 |

A maximum likelihood approach to nonlinear inversion under constraints M Matsu'ura, Y Hasegawa Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors 47, 179-187, 1987 | 84 | 1987 |

Spontaneous processes for nucleation, dynamic propagation, and stop of earthquake rupture B Shibazaki, M Matsu'ura Geophysical Research Letters 19 (12), 1189-1192, 1992 | 82 | 1992 |

Quasi-static displacements due to faulting in a layered half-space with an intervenient viscoelastic layer M Matsu'ura, T Tanimoto, T Iwasaki Journal of Physics of the Earth 29 (1), 23-54, 1981 | 80 | 1981 |

Generalized least-squares solutions to quasi-linear inverse problems with a priori information M Matsu'ura, N Hirata Journal of Physics of the Earth 30 (6), 451-468, 1982 | 78 | 1982 |