A Linear Filter for Discrete Systems with Correlated Measurement Noise

  • Tzyh Jong Tarn
  • John Zaborszky


This paper introduces an optimal linear filter for discrete systems with correlated measurement noise by generalized least square method which is novel in its structure, its derivation and its simplicity. The equations reduce to the standard Kaiman filter equations when the measurement noise is independent. The new filter avoids the increased order and other complexities of previously proposed methods particularly those based on augmented state and differencing approaches.


Kalman Filter Riccati Equation Discrete System Correlate Noise Linear Filter 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1971

Authors and Affiliations

  • Tzyh Jong Tarn
    • 1
  • John Zaborszky
    • 1
  1. 1.Washington UniversitySaint LouisUSA

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