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Measures of performance for evaluation of estimators and filters
Author(s): X. Rong Li; Zhanlue Zhao
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Paper Abstract

This paper deals with practical measures for performance evaluation of estimators and filters. Several new measures useful for evaluating various aspects of the performance of an estimator or filter are proposed and justified, including measurement error reduction factors, and success and failure rates. Pros and cons of some widely used measures are explained. In particular, the merits of a measure called average Euclidean error (AEE) over the widely used RMS error is presented and it is advocated that RMS error should be replaced by the AEE in many cases.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 November 2001
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 4473, Signal and Data Processing of Small Targets 2001, (26 November 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.492751
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X. Rong Li, Univ. of New Orleans (United States)
Zhanlue Zhao, Univ. of New Orleans (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4473:
Signal and Data Processing of Small Targets 2001
Oliver E. Drummond, Editor(s)

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