Preparation of proposals and reports on mathematically-based estimation methodologies and pertinent algorithmic topics
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Historical Account of some of our selected experience therein (as reflected by our corresponding peer-reviewed open literature publications):
 Kerr, T. H., ADA70 Steady-State Initial-Value Convergence Techniques, General Electric Report, Technical Information Series No. 72 CRD095, 1972.
 Kerr, T. H., Eyman, E. D., and Loh, N. K., Modeling a Particular Class of Multiple-Input/ Multiple-Output Black Boxes with Stochastic Integral Equations and Specifying the Required Parameters, Proceedings of the , Hague, Netherlands, 1973.
 Kerr, T. H., A Simplified Approach to Obtaining the Steady-State Initial Conditions for Linear System Simulations, Proceedings of the Fifth Annual Pittsburgh Conference on Modeling and Simulation, 1003 ff, 1974.
 Kerr, T. H., Comments on Estimation Using a Multirate Filter, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. AC-34, No. 3, p. 384, Mar. 1989.
 Kerr, T. H., Status of CR-Like Lower bounds for Nonlinear Filtering, IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, Vol. AES-25, No. 5, pp. 590-601, Sept. 1989 (Authors reply in Vol. AES-26, No. 5, pp. 896-898, Sept. 1990).
Kerr, T. H.,
Fallacies in Computational Testing of Matrix Positive
Definiteness\Semi- definiteness, IEEE
Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, Vol. AES-26, No. 2, pp.
415-421, Mar. 1990.
 Kerr, T. H., Rationale for Monte-Carlo Simulator Design to Support Multichannel Spectral Estimation and\or Kalman Filter Performance Testing and Software Validation\Verification Using Closed-Form Test Cases, MIT Lincoln Laboratory Report No. PA-512, Lexington, MA, 22 Dec. 1989 (BSD [previously BMO] limited distribution).
 Kerr, T. H., A Constructive Use of Idempotent Matrices to Validate Linear Systems Analysis Software, IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, Vol. 26, No. 6, pp. 935-952, Nov. 1990 (minor correction appears in Nov. 1991 issue).
 Kerr, T. H., Streamlining Measurement Iteration for EKF Target Tracking, IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, Vol. 27, No. 2, Mar. 1991 (minor correction appears in Nov. 1991 issue).
 Kerr, T. H., Emulating Random Process Target Statistics (using MSF), IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, Vol. 30, No. 2, pp. 556-577, Apr. 1994.
 Kerr, T. H., Assessing and
Improving the Status of Existing Angle-Only Tracking (AOT) Results, Proceedings
of the International Conference on Signal Processing Applications &
Technology (ICSPAT), Boston, MA, pp. 1574-1587, 24-26 Oct. 1995.
 Kerr, T. H., Extending Decentralized Kalman Filtering (KF) to 2-D for Real-Time Multisensor Image Fusion and\or Restoration, Signal Processing, Sensor Fusion, and Target Recognition V, Proceedings of SPIE Conference, Vol. 2755, Orlando, FL, pp. 548-564, 8-10 Apr. 1996.
 Kerr, T. H., Extending Decentralized Kalman Filtering (KF) to 2D for Real-Time Multisensor Image Fusion and\or Restoration: Optimality of Some Decentralized KF Architectures, Proceedings of the International Conference on Signal Processing Applications & Technology (ICSPAT96), Boston, MA, 7-10 Oct. 1996.
 Kerr, T. H., and Satz, H., S., Applications of Some Explicit Formulas for the Matrix Exponential in Linear Systems Software Validation, Proceedings of 16th Digital Avionics System Conference, Vol. I, pp. 1.4-9 to 1.4-20, Irvine, CA, 26-30 Oct. 1997.
 Kerr, T. H., Critique of Some Neural Network Architectures and Claims for Control and Estimation, IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, Vol. AES-34, No. 2, pp. 406-419, Apr. 1998.
 Kerr, T. H., UEWR Design Notebook-Section 2.3: Track Analysis, TeK Associates, Lexington, MA, (for XonTech, Hartwell Rd, Lexington, MA), XonTech Report No. D744-10300, 29 Mar. 1999.
 Kerr, T. H., Considerations in whether to use Marquardt Nonlinear Least Squares vs. Lambert Algorithm for NMD Cue Track Initiation (TI) calculations, TeK Associates Technical Report No. 2000-101, Lexington, MA, (for Raytheon, Sudbury, MA), 27 Sept. 2000.
 Satz, H. S., Kerr, T. H., Comparison of Batch and Kalman Filtering for Radar Tracking, Proceedings of 10th Annual AIAA\BMDO Conference, Williamsburg, VA, 25 Jul. 2001 (Unclassified paper but Conference Proceedings are SECRET).
 Kerr, T. H., Exact Methodology for Testing Linear System Software Using Idempotent Matrices and Other Closed-Form Analytic Results, Proceedings of SPIE, Session 4473: Tracking Small Targets, pp. 142-168, San Diego, CA, 29 July-3 Aug. 2001.
 Kerr, T. H., A Critical View of Some New and Older approaches to EWR Target Tracking: A Summary and Endorsement of Kalman Filter-Related Techniques, a tutorial submitted to IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems, Ed. by Peter Willett (in review and expected to appear in 2005).
 Kerr, T. H., Apparent Drawbacks
that Exist in the Underlying Structure of Covariance Intersection,
submitted to IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems in
2004 (still in review).
 Kerr, T. H., Comments on Determining if Two Solid Ellipsoids Intersect, AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 28, No. 1, pp. 189-190, Jan.-Feb. 2005.
 Kerr, T. H., Integral Evaluation Enabling Performance Trade-offs for Two Confidence Region-Based Failure Detection, AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 29, No. 3, pp. 757-762, May-Jun. 2006.
 Kerr, T. H., Comments on Precision Free-Inertial Navigation with Gravity Compensation by an Onboard Gradiometer, AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 30, No. 4, pp. 1214-1215, Jul.-Aug. 2007.
 Kerr, T. H., Novel Variations on Old Architectures/Mechanizations for New Miniature Autonomous Systems, Online Proceedings of GMC MAS 2009 Conference, Session E1: Controlling Miniature Autonomous Systems, Ft. Walton Beach, FL, 28 October 2009.
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