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[DPRG] REMINDER: Kalman Filter Tutorial at October 15th RBNO

Subject: [DPRG] REMINDER: Kalman Filter Tutorial at October 15th RBNO
From: David P. Anderson davida at smu.edu
Date: Sun Oct 27 10:40:41 CDT 2013

I think I've answered my own question. Francis is assuming the NASCAR 
drives in straight line segments between the GPS updates.  No "odometry" 
involved, at least as roboticists use that term.  That makes a lot more 

I'm a little dense sometimes.


On 10/25/2013 07:30 PM, Randy M. Dumse wrote:
> Karim Virani said: Friday, October 25, 2013 12:54 PM
>> My question would be - why use odometry at all?
> If you know how many steps from the bedroom, to the kitchen, why bother to
> open your eyes at all?
> Or do you use both? Turn on lights to be able to see?
> Same thing. There are places one system type doesn't work. So you hedge your
> bets by integrating multiple types of systems as backups.
> Sensor fusion. It's nature's way.
> Randy

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