I have not been able to track down the reason the Unscented Transform has the name it has. Can anyone shed some light on the meaning of the term "unscented" in this context?


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I found the answer here: it was inspired by seeing unscented deodorant on a coworker's desk. Somewhat of a let-down, but at least I know now.

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    $\begingroup$ That site is also a good discussion of Kalman filtering and applications. $\endgroup$
    – Emily
    Commented Mar 29, 2013 at 15:33

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