This forum uses cookies
This forum makes use of cookies to store your login information if you are registered, and your last visit if you are not. Cookies are small text documents stored on your computer; the cookies set by this forum can only be used on this website and pose no security risk. Cookies on this forum also track the specific topics you have read and when you last read them. Please confirm whether you accept or reject these cookies being set.

A cookie will be stored in your browser regardless of choice to prevent you being asked this question again. You will be able to change your cookie settings at any time using the link in the footer.

Thread Rating:
  • 0 Vote(s) - 0 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
What even is a Kalman filter?
If you've looked at the logs of your RPi running PyPilot, you've probably seen messages from the IMU code on startup about a "Kalman filter".  Link to code:

But what is a Kalman filter, and why use it?

In PyPilot, it's used to "denoise" the inputs from the IMU.  And as for the "what", here's a good article I found.

Forum Jump:

Users browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)