Performance Analysis and Design Strategy for a Second-Order, Fixed-Gain, Position-Velocity-Measured (α-β-η-θ) Tracking Filter
Department of Intelligent Systems Design Engineering, Toyama Prefectural University, Imizu 939-0398, Japan
Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, Ritsumeikan University, Kusatsu 525-8577, Japan
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Academic Editor: Felipe Jimenez
Received: 29 June 2017 / Revised: 21 July 2017 / Accepted: 21 July 2017 / Published: 26 July 2017
We present a strategy for designing an
filter, a fixed-gain moving-object tracking filter using position and velocity measurements. First, performance indices and stability conditions for the filter are analytically derived. Then, an optimal gain design strategy using these results is proposed and its relationship to the position-velocity-measured (PVM) Kalman filter is shown. Numerical analyses demonstrate the effectiveness of the proposed strategy, as well as a performance improvement over the traditional position-only-measured
filter. Moreover, we apply an
filter designed using this strategy to ultra-wideband Doppler radar tracking in numerical simulations. We verify that the proposed strategy can easily design the gains for an
filter based on the performance of the ultra-wideband Doppler radar and a rough approximation of the target’s acceleration. Moreover, its effectiveness in predicting the steady state performance in designing the position-velocity-measured Kalman filter is also demonstrated.
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Saho, K.; Masugi, M. Performance Analysis and Design Strategy for a Second-Order, Fixed-Gain, Position-Velocity-Measured (α-β-η-θ) Tracking Filter. Appl. Sci. 2017, 7, 758.
Saho K, Masugi M. Performance Analysis and Design Strategy for a Second-Order, Fixed-Gain, Position-Velocity-Measured (α-β-η-θ) Tracking Filter. Applied Sciences. 2017; 7(8):758.
Saho, Kenshi; Masugi, Masao. 2017. "Performance Analysis and Design Strategy for a Second-Order, Fixed-Gain, Position-Velocity-Measured (α-β-η-θ) Tracking Filter." Appl. Sci. 7, no. 8: 758.
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