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Author Stockman, George ♦ Kyle, M. C. ♦ Kanal, Laveen
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Keyword Pusle waves ♦ Parsing ♦ Structural pattern recognition ♦ Waveform analysis
Abstract A general waveform parsing system with application to structural pattern recognition of carotid pulse waves is described. The carotid arterial pulse wave is of medical importance because of variation in its structure induced by arterial aging and cardiovascular disease. The syntax-driven waveform analysis system has been applied with good results to these pulse waves to detect and measure structural variations. The waveform parsing system is modeled on a compiler-compiler system and allows the user to enter application specific information as data. It is thus general enough to be applicable to other waveforms.
Description Affiliation: Veterans Administration Hospital, Washington, D.C. (Kyle, M. C.) || Univ. of Maryland, College Park (Stockman, George; Kanal, Laveen)
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2005-08-01
Publisher Place New York
Journal Communications of the ACM (CACM)
Volume Number 19
Issue Number 12
Page Count 8
Starting Page 688
Ending Page 695


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Source: ACM Digital Library