Optimal Filtering Algorithm based on Covariance Information using a Sequential Fusion Approach
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Sequential Fusion FilteringRandom Parameter MatricesCross-correlated NoisesCovariance-based EstimationSensor Networks
Caballero-Águila, R.; Hermoso-Carazo, A. and Linares-Pérez, J. (2019). Optimal Filtering Algorithm based on Covariance Information using a Sequential Fusion Approach.In Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 1: ICINCO, ISBN 978-989-758-380-3, pages 587-594. [DOI: 10.5220/0007786405870594]
SponsorshipMinisterio de Economía, Industria y Competitividad; Agencia Estatal de Investigación; Fondo Europeo de Desarrollo Regional FEDER MTM2017-84199-P
The least-squares linear filtering problem is addressed for discrete-time stochastic signals, whose evolution model is unknown and only the mean and covariance functions of the processes involved in the sensor measurement equations are available instead. The sensor measured outputs are perturbed by additive noise and different uncertainties, which are modelled in a unified way by random parameter matrices. Assuming that, at each sampling time, the noises from the different sensors are cross-correlated with each other, the sequential fusion architecture is adopted and the innovation technique is used to derive an easily implementable recursive filtering algorithm. A simulation example is included to verify the effectiveness of the proposed sequential fusion filter and analyze the influence of the sensor disturbances on the filter performance.