About the Specifics of the IMM Algorithm Design

  • Iliyana Simeonova
  • Tzvetan Semerdjiev
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2542)


It is well known, that interacting multiple model (IMM) state estimation algorithm is one of the most cost-effective filters for tracking maneuvering targets. The present paper is related to the specifics of the IMM algorithm design. It combines the results, conclusions and experience of different authors considered in their papers. The results discussed and depicted here are root mean square errors and the filters ability to distinct the various flight phases. This paper helps the air traffic control experts fast and easy to make a decision which IMM configuration is suitable for a given problem.


Process Noise Turn Rate Civilian Aircraft Aircraft Motion Maneuvering Target 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Iliyana Simeonova
    • 1
  • Tzvetan Semerdjiev
    • 1
  1. 1.Central Laboratory for Parallel ProcessingBulgarian Academy of SciencesSofiaBulgaria

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