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Author Luenberger, D.
Sponsorship IEEE Control Systems Society
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©1963
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Natural sciences & mathematics ♦ Physics ♦ Electricity & electronics
Subject Keyword Vehicles ♦ Knee ♦ Control systems ♦ Leg ♦ Legged locomotion ♦ Automatic control ♦ Mechanical variables control ♦ Optimal control ♦ MIMO ♦ Hip
Abstract In many competitive situations it is necessary to track an enemy vehicle on the basis of noisy measurements received at a tracking station. In such situations it is often not appropriate to model the enemy vehicle as a dynamic system subject to white noise inputs since the enemy may be moving toward some specific objective which is unknown or partially unknown to the tracker. The tracker should be able to incorporate this fact in computing his optimal estimate of the vehicle's position. A simple model of these competitive situations is proposed in which the enemy is assumed to be governed by a system of linear differential equations controlled so as to move optimally toward a goal unknown to the tracker. The optimal estimation equations for the tracker are derived, and it is shown that the tracker can use a linear dynamic system to form the best estimate of the enemy position and his goal.
Description Author affiliation :: Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
ISSN 00189286
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1968-02-01
Publisher Place U.S.A.
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Volume Number 13
Issue Number 1
Size (in Bytes) 409.88 kB
Page Count 4
Starting Page 74
Ending Page 77


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library