Block particle filters for state estimation of stochastic reaction-diffusion systems

José Augusto F. Magalhães*, Otacilio B. L. Neto*, Francesco Corona*

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In this work, we consider a differential description of the evolution of the state of a reaction-diffusion system under environmental fluctuations. We are interested in estimating the state of the system when only partial observations are available. To describe how observations and states are related, we combine multiplicative noise-driven dynamics with an observation model. More specifically, we ensure that the observations are subjected to error in the form of additive noise. We focus on the state estimation of a Belousov-Zhabotinskii chemical reaction. We simulate a reaction conducted in a quasi-two-dimensional physical domain, such as on the surface of a Petri dish. We aim at reconstructing the emerging chemical patterns based on noisy spectral observations. For this task, we consider a finite difference representation on the spatial domain, where nodes are chosen according to observation sites. We approximate the solution to this state estimation problem with the Block particle filter, a sequential Monte Carlo method capable of addressing the associated high-dimensionality of this state-space representation.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)10270-10275
Number of pages6
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 22 Nov 2023
MoE publication typeA4 Conference publication
EventIFAC World Congress - Yokohama, Japan
Duration: 9 Jul 202314 Jul 2023
Conference number: 22


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