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Accession Number ADA585002
Title Unbiased Tracking with Converted Measurements.
Publication Date May 2012
Media Count 8p
Personal Author P. Willett S. V. Bordonaro Y. Bar-Shalom
Abstract In many target tracking problems it is advantageous to perform tracking in a different coordinate system than the measurements. In these cases, the measurements require some form of conversion prior to use in tracking. There are two potential issues that arise when performing converted measurement tracking. The first occurs when the measurement conversion results in a biased (converted) measurement. The second is estimation bias that occurs when the estimate of the converted measurement error covariance is correlated with the measurement noise. First, previously proposed unbiased conversions are examined. Following this, the decorrelated unbiased converted measurement approach is examined and shown to overcome the issues of conversion bias and estimation bias. Finally this approach is evaluated in a Converted Measurement Kalman Filter (CMKF).
Keywords Aerospace systems
Cmkf(Converted measurement kalman filter)
Data processing
Signal processing
Unbiased converted measurements

Source Agency Non Paid ADAS
NTIS Subject Category 72B - Algebra, Analysis, Geometry, & Mathematical Logic
63 - Detection & Countermeasures
Corporate Author Connecticut Univ., Storrs. Dept. of Electrical Engineering.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note Conference paper.
NTIS Issue Number 1403
Contract Number W911NF-10-1-0369

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