Optimal State Estimation for Discrete-Time Markovian Jump Linear Systems, in the Presence of Delayed Output Observations

Optimal State Estimation for Discrete-Time Markovian Jump Linear Systems, in the Presence of Delayed Output Observations

Title : Optimal State Estimation for Discrete-Time Markovian Jump Linear Systems, in the Presence of Delayed Output Observations
Authors :
Matei, Ion
Baras, John, S.
Conference : IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control Volume 56., Issue 9, pp. 2235 - 2240
Date: September 01 - September 01, 2011

We investigate the design of optimal state estimators for Markovian Jump Linear Systems. We consider that the output observations and the mode observations are affected by delays not necessarily identical. Our objective is to design optimal estimators for the current state, given the current observations.We provide a solution to this paradigm by giving an optimal recursive estimator for the state, the probability in the minimum mean square sense, and a finitely parameterized recursive scheme the probability computing mass function of the current mode conditioned on the observed output. We also show that ifthe output delay is less then the one in observing the mode, then the optimal state estimation becomes nonlinear in the output observations.

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