Estimation of Train Position Using Sensor Fusion Technique

센서융합에 의한 열차위치 추정방법

  • Published : 2005.04.01


We propose a tram position estimation method for automatic train control system. The accurate train position should be continuously feedback to control system for safe and efficient operation of trains in railway. In this paper, we propose the sensor fusion method integrating a tachometer, a transponder, and a doppler sensor far estimation of train position. The external sensors(transponder, doppler sensor) are used to compensate for the error of internal sensor (tachometer). The Kalman filter is also applied to reduce the measurement error of the sensors. Simulation results are then presented to verify the usefulness of the proposed method.


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