1st Edition

Nonlinear Filtering Concepts and Engineering Applications

    580 Pages 70 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    Nonlinear Filtering covers linear and nonlinear filtering in a comprehensive manner, with appropriate theoretic and practical development. Aspects of modeling, estimation, recursive filtering, linear filtering, and nonlinear filtering are presented with appropriate and sufficient mathematics. A modeling-control-system approach is used when applicable, and detailed practical applications are presented to elucidate the analysis and filtering concepts. MATLAB routines are included, and examples from a wide range of engineering applications - including aerospace, automated manufacturing, robotics, and advanced control systems - are referenced throughout the text.





    Section I Mathematical Models, Kalman Filtering and H-Infinity Filters

    1. Dynamic System Models and Basic Concepts

    2. Filtering and Smoothing

    3. H∞ Filtering

    4. Adaptive Filtering

    Section II Factorization and Approximation Filters

    5. Factorization Filtering

    6. Approximation Filters for Nonlinear Systems

    7. Generalized Model Error Estimators for Nonlinear Systems

    Section III Nonlinear Filtering, Estimation and Implementation Approaches

    8. Nonlinear Estimation and Filtering

    9. Nonlinear Filtering Based on Characteristic Functions

    10. Implementation Aspects of Nonlinear Filters

    11. Nonlinear Parameter Estimation

    12. Nonlinear Observers

    Section IV Appendixes Basic Concepts and Supporting Material

    Appendix A: System Theoretic Concepts – Controllability, Observability, Identifiability and Estimability

    Appendix B: Probability, Stochastic Processes and Stochastic Calculus

    Appendix C: Bayesian Filtering

    Appendix D: Girsanov Theorem

    Appendix E: Concepts from Signal and Stochastic Analyses

    Appendix F: Notes on Simulation and Some Algorithms

    Appendix G: Additional Examples



    Jitendra R. Raol, Ph.D., is an Emeritus Professor at the Ramaiah Institute of Technology in Bangalore, India. He previously served at the National Aerospace Laboratories (NAL), as Scientist-G and head of the Flight Mechanics and Control Division (FMCD). He was elected a fellow of the IEE (UK), was a senior member of the IEEE (US), is a life-fellow of the Aeronautical Society of India, and a life member of the System Society of India.

    Mrs. Dr. Girija, G. is a former senior scientist from CSIR-NAL, Bangalore. She was selected to participate in the Science Technology & Innovation Policy (STIP) Executive Education Program at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, USA sponsored by the Indo-US Science & Technology Forum (IUSSTF), April 8-23, 2008.

    Professor Bhekisipho Twala is a professor of artificial intelligence and statistical sciences, and head of the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering Science at the Johannesburg University, South Africa.