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Absolute sensor alignment using GPS
Author(s): Ronald E. Helmick; Jeffrey E. Conte; Theodore R. Rice
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Paper Abstract

An algorithm is presented for absolutely aligning a sensor that measures range, bearing, and elevation. The alignment (or bias) errors are determined in this algorithm by comparing the sensor-reported positions for a target to an absolute or true standard. For example, the global positioning system (GPS) could be used as an absolute standard because it provides positions that closely approximate truth. A possible technique for absolute alignment using GPS is described in this paper.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 June 1996
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 2739, Acquisition, Tracking, and Pointing X, (7 June 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.241913
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Ronald E. Helmick, Naval Surface Warfare Ctr. (United States)
Jeffrey E. Conte, Naval Surface Warfare Ctr. (United States)
Theodore R. Rice, Naval Surface Warfare Ctr. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2739:
Acquisition, Tracking, and Pointing X
Michael K. Masten; Larry A. Stockum, Editor(s)

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