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Editorial

Inertial Sensors—Applications and Challenges in a Nutshell

by 1,*,†, 2,† and 3,†
1
Control Systems Group, Technische Universität Berlin, 10587 Berlin, Germany
2
Delft Center for Systems and Control, Delft University of Technology, 2628 CD Delft, The Netherlands
3
Department of Electrical and Biomedical Engineering, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
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Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
These authors contributed equally to this work.
Sensors 2020, 20(21), 6221; https://doi.org/10.3390/s20216221
Received: 29 October 2020 / Accepted: 29 October 2020 / Published: 31 October 2020
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Inertial Sensors)
This editorial provides a concise introduction to the methods and applications of inertial sensors. We briefly describe the main characteristics of inertial sensors and highlight the broad range of applications as well as the methodological challenges. Finally, for the reader’s guidance, we give a succinct overview of the papers included in this special issue. View Full-Text
Keywords: accelerometers; gyroscopes; magnetometers; sensor fusion; body area networks; inertial motion tracking; error modeling and calibration; localization and mapping; machine learning applied to inertial sensor data; inertial sensors in vehicle motion estimation and control; inertial sensors in robotics and manufacturing; inertial sensors in health care and sports engineering accelerometers; gyroscopes; magnetometers; sensor fusion; body area networks; inertial motion tracking; error modeling and calibration; localization and mapping; machine learning applied to inertial sensor data; inertial sensors in vehicle motion estimation and control; inertial sensors in robotics and manufacturing; inertial sensors in health care and sports engineering
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Seel, T.; Kok, M.; McGinnis, R.S. Inertial Sensors—Applications and Challenges in a Nutshell. Sensors 2020, 20, 6221. https://doi.org/10.3390/s20216221

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Seel T, Kok M, McGinnis RS. Inertial Sensors—Applications and Challenges in a Nutshell. Sensors. 2020; 20(21):6221. https://doi.org/10.3390/s20216221

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Seel, Thomas, Manon Kok, and Ryan S. McGinnis 2020. "Inertial Sensors—Applications and Challenges in a Nutshell" Sensors 20, no. 21: 6221. https://doi.org/10.3390/s20216221

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