# Kalman Filter

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## Understanding Kalman Filters, Part 1: Why Use Kalman Filters?

7 min
Beginner
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Theory

Discover common uses of Kalman filters by walking through some examples. A Kalman filter is an optimal estimation algorithm used to estimate states of a system from indirect and uncertain...

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## Understanding Kalman Filters, Part 4: An Optimal State Estimator Algorithm

9 min
Beginner
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Discover the set of equations you need to implement a Kalman filter algorithm. You’ll learn how to perform the prediction and update steps of the Kalman filter algorithm, and you’ll see how...

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## Understanding Kalman Filters, Part 3: An Optimal State Estimator

7 min
Beginner
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Watch this video for an explanation of how Kalman filters work. Kalman filters combine two sources of information, the predicted states and noisy measurements, to produce optimal, unbiased...

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## Understanding Kalman Filters, Part 2: State Observers

8 min
Beginner
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Learn the working principles of state observers, and discover the math behind them. State observers are used for estimating the internal states of a system when you can’t directly measure...

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## Understanding Kalman Filters, Part 5: Nonlinear State Estimators

8 min
Beginner
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This video explains the basic concepts behind nonlinear state estimators, including extended Kalman filters, unscented Kalman filters, and particle filters.

A Kalman filter is only...

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## Peter Ponders PID - KalmanFilters, Alpha-Beta-Gamma filters

16 min
Beginner
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A Kalman filter example with all the math is used to estimate the position, velocity and acceleration after corrupting perfect data with measurement and pro... See More

## Data-Driven Control: Observer Kalman Filter Identification

12 min
Intermediate
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Theory

In this lecture, we introduce the observer Kalman filter identification (OKID) algorithm. OKID takes natural input--output data from a system and estimates the impulse response, for later...

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## The Kalman Filter [Control Bootcamp]

6 min
Beginner
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Theory

Here, we discuss the Kalman Filter, which is an optimal full-state estimator, given Gaussian white noise disturbances and measurement noise.

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## Control Bootcamp: Kalman Filter Example in Matlab

22 min
Beginner
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Application

This lecture explores the Kalman Filter in Matlab on an inverted pendulum on a cart.

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