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Practical nonlinear filtering with the method of virtual measurements
Author(s): Frederick E. Daum
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Paper Abstract

The method of virtual measurements (MOVM) is described for designing nonlinear filters. The new nonlinear filter theory generalizes the Kalman filter, and in some important applications, the performance of the new filter is vastly superior to the extended Kalman filter (EKF). Unlike the EKF, the new theory does not use linearization. The new design approach, MOVM, can be applied to exact nonlinear filters as well as nonlinear approximate filters. Several examples are given in which the performance of the new nonlinear filter is compared with the extended Kalman filter.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 October 1997
PDF: 17 pages
Proc. SPIE 3163, Signal and Data Processing of Small Targets 1997, (29 October 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.279530
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Frederick E. Daum, Raytheon Co. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3163:
Signal and Data Processing of Small Targets 1997
Oliver E. Drummond, Editor(s)

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