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Mathematical Problems in Engineering
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 232848, 10 pages
Research Article

Filtering Based Recursive Least Squares Algorithm for Multi-Input Multioutput Hammerstein Models

Key Laboratory of Advanced Process Control for Light Industry (Ministry of Education), Jiangnan University, Wuxi 214122, China

Received 28 June 2014; Revised 7 September 2014; Accepted 25 September 2014; Published 16 October 2014

Academic Editor: Haranath Kar

Copyright © 2014 Ziyun Wang et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


This paper considers the parameter estimation problem for Hammerstein multi-input multioutput finite impulse response (FIR-MA) systems. Filtered by the noise transfer function, the FIR-MA model is transformed into a controlled autoregressive model. The key-term variable separation principle is used to derive a data filtering based recursive least squares algorithm. The numerical examples confirm that the proposed algorithm can estimate parameters more accurately and has a higher computational efficiency compared with the recursive least squares algorithm.