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Title: A methodology for the performance evaluation of inertial measurement units
Authors: Sessa, Salvatore
Zecca, Massimiliano
Lin, Zhuohua
Bartolomeo, Luca
Ishii, Hiroyuki
Takanishi, Atsuo
Keywords: Performance evaluation
Inertial measurement units
Motion capture systems
Motion sensors calibration
Issue Date: 2013
Publisher: © Springer
Citation: SESSA, S. ... et al, 2013. A methodology for the performance evaluation of inertial measurement units. Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems, 71 (2), pp. 143 - 157.
Abstract: This paper presents a methodology for a reliable comparison among Inertial Measurement Units or attitude estimation devices in a Vicon environment. The misalignment among the reference systems and the lack of synchronization among the devices are the main problems for the correct performance evaluation using Vicon as reference measurement system. We propose a genetic algorithm coupled with Dynamic Time Warping (DTW) to solve these issues. To validate the efficacy of the methodology, a performance comparison is implemented between the WB-3 ultra-miniaturized Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU), developed by our group, with the commercial IMU InertiaCube3™ by InterSense.
Description: This article was accepted for publication in the serial, Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems [© Springer]. The final publication is available at Springer via http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10846-012-9772-8
Sponsor: This research has been partially supported by a Grant by STMicroelectronics, which also provided the core sensors and the microcontroller. This work was also supported in part by: the Global COE Program “Global Robot Academia”, MEXT, Japan; the Advancement of University Education Project of Chinese government Grant # [2007] – 3020; the JSPS Grant-in-aid for Scientific Research #19700389; the Waseda University Grant for Special Research Projects (No. 266740); the JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship Program for Foreigner Researcher FY2008; and the Consolidated Research Institute for Advanced Science and Medical Care, Waseda University (ASMeW).
Version: Accepted for publication
DOI: 10.1007/s10846-012-9772-8
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/19373
Publisher Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10846-012-9772-8
ISSN: 0921-0296
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