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Optimal tracking algorithm: a DSP approach
Author(s): Fred Salvatti; Sy Meshkat; Joseph L. Stufflebeam
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Paper Abstract

This paper investigates the problem of tracking highly dynamic targets in real-time. The advantages and disadvantages of various control and interpolation techniques are discussed. Algorithms appropriate for real- time tracking are compared with algorithms that are common in applications with a priori knowledge of the trajectory. A unique command interpolation technique combined with a state feedback control structure, implemented on a commercial DSP controller, demonstrates a significant performance improvement.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 May 1995
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 2468, Acquisition, Tracking, and Pointing IX, (26 May 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.210450
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Fred Salvatti, U.S. Army Instrumentation Development Directorate (United States)
Sy Meshkat, DSP Control Group (United States)
Joseph L. Stufflebeam, Lockheed Engineering & Sciences Co. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2468:
Acquisition, Tracking, and Pointing IX
Michael K. Masten; Larry A. Stockum, Editor(s)

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