M. Shinozuka, Engineering modeling of ground motion, Proceedings of Ninth World 859 Conference on Earthquake Engineering, pp.51-62, 1988.

N. Shome, C. Cornell, P. Bazzurro, and J. Carballo, Earthquakes, Records, and Nonlinear Responses, Earthquake Spectra, vol.14, issue.3, pp.469-500, 1998.
DOI : 10.1193/1.1586011

W. Silva, N. Gregor, and B. Darragh, Near fault ground motions. Tech. rep., Pacific Engineer- 863 ing and Analysis, 1999.

W. Silva and K. Lee, State-of-the-art for assessing earthquake hazards in the United States; 865 report 24: WES RASCAL code for synthesizing earthquake ground motions, p.866, 1987.

V. Sokolov and D. Wald, Instrumental intensity distribution for the Hector Mine, Califor- 868 nia, and the Chi-Chi, Taiwan, earthquakes: Comparison of two methods, pp.2145-2162, 2002.

A. Souriau, Quantifying felt events: A joint analysis of intensities, accelerations and dominant frequencies, Journal of Seismology, vol.15, issue.1, pp.23-38, 2006.
DOI : 10.1007/s10950-006-2843-1

P. Spudich and L. Xu, Software for calculating earthquake ground motions from finite faults 873 in vertically varying media In: IASPEI Handbook of Earthquake and Engineering Seis- 874 mology, pp.1633-1634, 2003.

P. Spudich, W. Joyner, A. Lindh, D. Boore, B. Margaris et al., SEA99: A 876 revised ground motion prediction relation for use in extensional tectonic regimes, Bulletin, vol.877, issue.895, pp.1156-1170, 1999.

F. Strasser, J. Bommer, and N. Abrahamson, Truncation of the distribution of ground-motion residuals, Journal of Seismology, vol.65, issue.5, pp.79-105, 2008.
DOI : 10.1007/s10950-007-9073-z

H. Swanger and D. Boore, Simulation of strong-motion displacements using surface-wave 881 modal superposition, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, vol.68, issue.4, pp.907-922, 1978.

M. Takeo, Near-field synthetic seismograms taking into account the effects of anelastic- 883 ity: The effects of anelastic attenuation on seismograms caused by a sedimentary layer, p.884, 1985.

B. Tavakoli and S. Pezeshk, Empirical-stochastic ground-motion prediction for eastern 886, 2005.

D. Wald, V. Quitoriano, T. Heaton, and H. Kanamori, Relationships between peak ground 917 acceleration, peak ground velocity, and modified Mercalli intensity in California, Earth- 918 quake Spectra, pp.557-564, 1999.

G. Wang, D. Boore, G. Tang, and X. Zhou, Comparisons of ground motions from col- 920 located and closely-spaced 1-sample-per-second Global Positioning System (GPS) and 921 accelerograph recordings of the, p.922, 2003.

R. Wang, A simple orthonormalization method for stable and efficient computation of 925, 1999.

J. Watson-lamprey and N. Abrahamson, Selection of ground motion time series and limits on scaling, Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, vol.26, issue.5, pp.477-482, 2006.
DOI : 10.1016/j.soildyn.2005.07.001

L. Wennerberg, Stochastic summation of empirical Green's functions. Bulletin of the 929, pp.1418-1432, 1990.

H. Wong and M. Trifunac, Synthesizing realistic ground motion accelerograms, 1978.

J. Woodhouse, Surface Waves in a Laterally Varying Layered Structure, Geophysical Journal International, vol.37, issue.3, pp.461-490, 1974.
DOI : 10.1111/j.1365-246X.1974.tb04098.x

T. Zeng, J. Anderson, and G. Yu, A composite source model for computing realistic synthetic strong ground motions, Geophysical Research Letters, vol.81, issue.8, pp.725-728, 1994.
DOI : 10.1029/94GL00367

Y. Zeng and J. Anderson, A method for direct computation of the differential seismogram 937 with respect to the velocity change in a layered elastic solid. Bulletin of the Seismological 938, Society of America, vol.85, issue.1, pp.300-307, 1995.