Accession Number : AD0704306


Title :   THEORY AND APPLICATIONS OF KALMAN FILTERING


Corporate Author : ADVISORY GROUP FOR AEROSPACE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT NEUILLY-SUR-SEINE (FRANCE)


Personal Author(s) : Leondes, Cornelius T


Full Text : http://www.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/704306.pdf


Report Date : Feb 1970


Pagination or Media Count : 516


Abstract : Contents: Linear estimation theory; Further comments on the derivation of Kalman filters; Computational techniques in Kalman filtering; Modeling errors in Kalman filters; Suboptimal Kalman filter techniques; Comparison of Kalman, Bayesian and maximum likelihood estimation techniques; Nonlinear filtering and comparison with Kalman filtering; Linear smoothing techniques (post-flight data analysis); Nonlinear smoothing techniques; General questions on Kalman filtering in navigation systems; Application of Kalman filtering theory to augmented inertial navigation systems; Application of Kalman filtering to Baro/inertial height systems; Application of Kalman filtering to the C-5 guidance and control system; Application of Kalman filtering techniques to the Apollo program; Some applications of Kalman filtering in space guidance; Application of Kalman filtering for the alighnment of carrier aircraft inertial navigation systems; Navigation at sea using the invariants form of Kalman filtering; Marine applications of Kalman filtering; Optimal use of redundant information in an inertial navigation; Application of Kalman filtering techniques to strapdown system initia-alignment; and A Kalman filter augmented marine navigation system.


Descriptors :   *CONTROL SYSTEMS , *NAVIGATION , *GUIDANCE , *STATISTICAL ANALYSIS , MATHEMATICAL MODELS , DATA PROCESSING , ADAPTIVE CONTROL SYSTEMS , STOCHASTIC PROCESSES , MATRICES(MATHEMATICS) , REPORTS , DECISION THEORY , FRANCE , INERTIAL NAVIGATION , SPACE NAVIGATION , MANNED SPACECRAFT


Subject Categories : Statistics and Probability
      Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
      Space Navigation and Guidance


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE