Sensor Models and Multisensor Integration

  title={Sensor Models and Multisensor Integration},
  author={Hugh F. Durrant-Whyte},
  journal={The International Journal of Robotics Research},
  pages={113 - 97}
  • H. Durrant-Whyte
  • Published 1 December 1988
  • Computer Science
  • The International Journal of Robotics Research
We maintain that the key to intelligent fusion of disparate sensory information is to provide an effective model of sensor capabilities. A sensor model is an abstraction of the actual sensing process. It describes the information a sensor is able to provide, how this information is limited by the environ ment, how it can be enhanced by information obtained from other sensors, and how it may be improved by active use of the physical sensing device. The importance of having a model of sensor… 

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