Ellipsoidal Containment Regions for Non-Gaussian Distributions

  title={Ellipsoidal Containment Regions for Non-Gaussian Distributions},
  author={Peter Abeles},
July 23, 2007 Abstract—In target tracking, several issues need to be considered when filters use a non-Gaussian assumption. The statistics of Gaussian and non-Gaussian distributions can be significantly different. This affects how filters are tested for consistency and how tracking algorithms operate. Containment is a specific type of consistency which defines a region that encompasses the target. Ellipsoidal regions are easily defined for Gaussian distributions; however it’s not immediately… CONTINUE READING


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