An efficient implementation of maximum likelihood identification of LTI state-space models by local gradient search

N.H. Bergboer, V. Verdult, M.H.G. Verhaegen

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    We present a numerically efficient implementation of the nonlinear least squares and maximum likelihood identification of multivariable linear time-invariant (LTI) state-space models. This implementation is based on a local parameterization of the system and a gradient search in the resulting parameter space. The output error identification problem is discussed, and its extension to maximum likelihood identification is explained. We show that the maximum likelihood framework yields parameter errors that converge to the Cramer-Rao bound. Furthermore, the implementation is shown to be fast and able to handle large sample size problems.
    Original languageUndefined
    Publication statusPublished - 2002
    Event41st IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, CDC 2002 - Las Vegas, United States
    Duration: 10 Dec 200213 Dec 2002
    Conference number: 41


    Conference41st IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, CDC 2002
    Abbreviated titleCDC
    Country/TerritoryUnited States
    CityLas Vegas


    • Identification
    • search problems
    • least squares approximations
    • Maximum likelihood estimation
    • Linear systems
    • multivariable systems
    • State-spacemethods
    • IR-55873

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