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An Adaptive Prediction Filter
Author(s): Lester M. Bradley; Federico Salvatti
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Paper Abstract

White Sands Missile Range (WSMR) has developed an Adaptive Prediction Filter (APE) that provides digital servo control for optical instrumentation tracking mounts when operated in a slaved track mode. The APF is a programmable microprocessor based design utilizing both an 8-bit and a 16-bit microprocessor. A wide variety of serial data input formats can be handled and the APE provides Type 11 servo performance, adaptive servo control, and coordinate conversion for input data in a Cartesian coordinate format. The paper covers the design, theory of operation, and test results of the APE when used with an optical tracking mount.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 September 1978
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0134, Photo- and Electro-Optics in Range Instrumentation, (11 September 1978); doi: 10.1117/12.956088
Show Author Affiliations
Lester M. Bradley, Instrumentation Directorate (United States)
Federico Salvatti, Instrumentation Directorate (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0134:
Photo- and Electro-Optics in Range Instrumentation
Walter J. Carrion; Jed E. Durrenberger; Richard K. Petersen; John Cornell, Editor(s)

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