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Inertia properties of indefinite quadratic forms

Sayed, Ali H. and Hassibi, Babak and Kailath, Thomas (1996) Inertia properties of indefinite quadratic forms. IEEE Signal Processing Letters, 3 (2). pp. 57-59. ISSN 1070-9908.

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We study the relation between the solutions of two estimation problems with indefinite quadratic forms. We show that a complete link between both solutions can be established by invoking a fundamental set of inertia conditions. While these inertia conditions are automatically satisfied in a standard Hilbert space setting, they nevertheless turn out to mark the differences between the two estimation problems in indefinite metric spaces. They also include, as special cases, the well-known conditions for the existence of H-infinity-filters and controlers.

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Additional Information:© Copyright 1996 IEEE. Reprinted with permission. Manuscript received September 5, 1994. This work was supported by a Research Initiation Award from the National Science Foundation under Award MIP-9409319 and by the Army Research Office under Contract DAAL03-89-K-0109. The associate editor coordinating the review of this letter and approvmg it for publicatlon was Dr. T. S. Durrani.
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