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Kalman Filter Parameter Definition for Vehicle Position Estimation in Python

I'm relatively new to Kalman filter concepts and I would like to use it for estimating and tracking the accuracy of the position of a vehicle with GPS measurements (As a first step). However, I am not ...
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Optimal sensor placement for 3D TDoA positioning

Suppose there is a rectangle indoor area, we want to locate different positions within this area using TDoA estimations. 5 sensors are placed to obtain optimal 3D positions with TDoA errors, we only ...
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How to triangulate 2 sources on a 2d plane formed by 4 sensors?

I have 4 sensors capturing signal data. Signal distribution speed is constant and known. I have sensors positions in 3d space. Also, I have an amplitude/frequency decomposition for data received by ...
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Rollercoaster: determining subject position from inertial data?

I have inertial data (accelerometer, gyroscope, magnetometer) from phones of human subjects riding a single rollercoaster repeatedly. The ride has temporal variance (ex. sometimes getting from A to B ...
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Kalman Filter for estimating position with nonconstant velocity & acceleration

I am trying to estimate the position & head direction of a rodent going through a 2D environment (a circular surface of 1m radius). Above his head is an overhead camera which records 4 LEDs ...
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Slow Data rate of GPS data

GPS satellites send 50 BPS of info apart from 1 MBPS PRN. What is the basis for choosing 50 BPS. Why can it not be 100 or 1500? The reason I am asking this is Almanac download time is 12.5 mins which ...
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Sensor Data Fusion with Orientation Sensors in 3D Euclidian Space

Preconditions For measuring the position of a mobile device in 3D space, I utilize two sensors with different characteristics that measure device orientation. Sensor A (a combined sensor of ...
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One of the best ways to numerically integrate a signal?

I need to get position $x$ (integration) from velocity $v$. One could use 1st order Euler integration as $x_{t+1} = x_t + \Delta v_t$ However, doing so leads to errors proportional to sampling time ...
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Is step detection the correct approach to this problem? what if not?

I'm looking for some advice on where and what to start reading for learning to solve this. I've the time series of the position coordinates (x,y) of an animal in an open field (just a cage). I want ...
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Tracking 2D positioning with IMU Sensor

I am using a miniature car and I want to estimate the position. We can not use GPS modules and most of the tracking systems that I saw, are using IMU sensor with the GPS module. In our car we are able ...
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obtain the position of an object in an image [closed]

I would like to compare the positions of the same object in 2 different pictures and get the difference between the positions in in terms of x and y coordinates.Suppose I have a picture with a square ...
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estimation of the position of the magnetic source

I have a flying robot with magnetic coil as a sensor. An output from the coil is measured every second in different position. I know the position of the coil and its angles. I need to estimate the ...
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Filtering difference of correlated measurements

I have an application with two separated GPS receivers giving live positions and I'm deriving a heading/displacement from the vector between them. Each set of position measurements is noisy and has ...