Filling the gap between low frequency measurements with their estimates

Y. Wang, D. Kostić, S.T.H. Jansen, H. Nijmeijer

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The use of redundant sensors brings a rich diversity of information, nevertheless fusing different sensors that run at vastly different frequencies into a proper estimate is still a challenging sensor fusion problem. Instead of using the size-varying measurements and thereby the size-varying filters during each sampling period, we propose to find a substitute of the unavailable low frequency measurements such that we can avoid using different sampling frequencies in one filter. In the gap between the sampling of two low frequency measurements, the use of these substitutes produces smoother estimates. In both the proof of concept simulation and the localization experiment performed on an indoor soccer robot, our proposed approach exhibits an improved performance compared to the size-varying Kalman filter methods.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2014 IEEE International Conference on Robotics & Automation (ICRA), May 31 - June 7, 2014. Hong Kong, China
Place of PublicationPiscataway
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-4799-3685-4
ISBN (Print)978-1-4799-3686-1
Publication statusPublished - 22 Sep 2014


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