A Monte Carlo Algorithm for State and Parameter Estimation of Extended Targets

Angelova, D. and Mihaylova, L. (2006) A Monte Carlo Algorithm for State and Parameter Estimation of Extended Targets. In: ICCS'06: Proceedings of the 6th international conference on Computational Science. UNSPECIFIED, Reading, pp. 624-631.

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This paper considers the joint state and parameter estimation of extended targets. Both the target kinematic states, position and speed, are estimated with the target extent parameters. The developed algorithm is applied to a ship, whose shape is modelled by an ellipse. A Bayesian sampling algorithm with finite mixtures is proposed for the evaluation of the extent parameters whereas a suboptimal Bayesian interacting multiple model (IMM) filter estimates the kinematic parameters of the maneuvering ship. The algorithm performance is evaluated by Monte Carlo comparison with a particle filtering approach.

Item Type: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings
Additional Information: V.N. Alexandrov et al. (Eds.), ICCS 2006, part III, LNCS Proceedings 3993, pp. 624-631, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, May 28-31, 2006. ISBN: 978-3-540-34383-7 DOI: 10.1007/11758532_82
Uncontrolled Keywords: /dk/atira/pure/researchoutput/libraryofcongress/qa75
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications
ID Code: 4374
Deposited By: Dr L Mihaylov
Deposited On: 10 Mar 2008 09:54
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 22 Jan 2020 00:45
URI: https://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/4374

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