Linear modeling in the presence of nonlinear distortions

Johan Schoukens, Rik Pintelon, Tadeusz Dobrowiecki

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In this paper, we set up a framework to deal with nonlinear distortions in a linear modeling framework. The nonlinear system is replaced by a linear system plus a noise source. The properties of this representation are given and a measurement technique to extract the linear model and the noise variance is developed. Eventually, the different aspects of this approach are discussed from a measurement, an identification and a design point of view.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)786-792
Number of pages7
JournalIEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Aug 1 2002



  • Design
  • Identification
  • Linear models
  • Measurement
  • Nonlinear systems

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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