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### How to filter data to remove noise in MATLAB?

I have 2 arrays of 800000 input and output data samples. The system is a kind of oven that works from 0 to 10 volts. The sample time is 0.001s. I have to identify the model of this system, but first ...
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### How to validate an estimated model in case of output-only data (in frequency domain)?

Before moving to the actual question, I would like to emphasize on the following points (maybe they are obvious to some of you, but I still would like to list them, since they make the difference): ...
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### Showing a system is always controllable?

I need to show that the following system is always controllable: \begin{align}A &= \begin{bmatrix} -\alpha_1I_{k\times k}& -\alpha_2I_{k\times k}& \cdots &-\alpha_{n-1}I_{k\times k}&...
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### Normalize data for transfer function determination?

I have the input and the output of a system and I want to determine the transfer function of it. I am using Ident Tool from Matlab. How is it more ok: to normalize the output and the input between 0 ...
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### choosing drive signals for system identification?

(I'm just learning a little about system identification so apologies in advance if this question is badly worded) How do you go about choosing drive signals for system identification? I've seen PRBS ...
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### Identifiability of a state space model (Dynamic Linear Model)

Take a general linear Gaussian state space model (SSM)(aka Dynamic Linear Model DLM): \begin{align} X_{t+1}&=FX_t + V_t\\ Y&=HX_t+W_t\\ V_t &\sim \mathcal N(0,Q)\\ W_t &\sim \...
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### Inputs for system identification

What effects does have a different input such as impulse, step, sine sweep etc. on performing a system identification? I mean what is up/down side, and which one is best, and why chose one rather ...
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### System identification only using sine input?

Recently, I'm working on modeling a sensor's system model using system identification. Subject to the experiment condition, I only have the sine input signal. In addition, the frequency can not ...
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### is $F(x, n)=x(n)u(n)$ time invariant?

My book with answers to proakis and manolakis book says that $F(x,n)=x(n)u(n)$ is time invariant while my calculation shows that it is time variant. I have repeated them many times and I am mostly ...
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### choosing an input signal for system identificaiton [closed]

I know we can use a -step -impulse -sinus -multisine -random phase multisine To identify a system. But what are the advantages/disadvantags of each type of ...
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### Periodogram: an inconsistent estimator

What is the reason that a periodogram is not a consistent method for obtaining information about frequency response of a system? To be more precise, why even after increasing number of samples doesn'...
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### What are some suitable methods for removing low-frequency line noise from measured data prior to system identification/deconvolution?

I am performing a system identification by striking an experimental model with an instrumented impact hammer and measuring the strain response. The timebase for the recorded signals is 5 microseconds ...
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### Is this input function time varying?

I'd like to understand when an input signal is time varying or time invariant. Specifically, I have this function: $y(n) = x(n) + 0.1 + (0.2)^n + x(n-3)$ I thought that this is time varying because ...
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### How to perform model fitting for system identification

I am having a really hard time in understanding how to formulate a model say linear AR model to represent a communication channel or maybe any motion. I have the experimental data representing the ...
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### Estimating the input to a system from a system state using EKF [closed]

[ Cross-posted from: https://math.stackexchange.com/questions/164169/estimating-the-input-to-a-system-from-a-system-state ] I have a system for which I have obtained a non-linear time-varying state-...