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Modeling of a gyro-stabilized helicopter camera system using artificial neural networks

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2 Author(s)
Layshot, N. ; Dept. of Electr. Eng., California Polytech. State Univ., San Luis Obispo, CA, USA ; Xiao-Hua Yu

On-board gimbal systems for camera stabilization in helicopters are typically based on linear models. Such models, however, are inaccurate due to system nonlinearities and complexities. As an alternative approach, artificial neural networks can provide a more accurate model of the gimbal system based on their non-linear mapping and generalization capabilities. This paper investigates the applications of artificial neural networks to model the inertial characteristics (on the azimuth axis) of the inner gimbal in a gyro-stabilized multi-gimbal system. The neural network is trained with time-domain data obtained from gyro rate sensors of an actual camera system. The network performance is evaluated and compared with measurement data and a traditional model. Computer simulation results show the neural network model fits well with the measurement data and significantly outperforms the traditional model.

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Information and Automation (ICIA), 2011 IEEE International Conference on

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6-8 June 2011

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