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Author Plesnik, E. ♦ Malgina, O. ♦ Tasic, J.F. ♦ Zajc, M.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2012
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Electrocardiography ♦ Databases ♦ Signal processing ♦ Time domain analysis ♦ Wavelet transforms ♦ Wireless sensor networks
Abstract Baseline wandering interference causes inaccurate detection of electrocardiogram (ECG) characteristics such as the R point. In this paper an alternative approach for correction of the ECG baseline wandering for R-point detection is presented. The baseline wandering is corrected in the phase space where the ECG is reconstructed by using the first derivative of the signal. After correction in the phase space a simple thresholding can be used for the correct detection of R points. The method is evaluated on signals from the MIT-BIH Arrhythmia database. Results show that the method is effective in removing baseline wandering from the ECG and detecting the R points by a simple fixed threshold.
Description Author affiliation: Jozef Stefan Institute, Jamova cesta 39, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia (Malgina, O.) || University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Trzaska cesta 25, 1000, Slovenia (Plesnik, E.; Tasic, J.F.; Zajc, M.)
ISBN 9781467320498
ISSN 10637125
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2012-06-20
Publisher Place Italy
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
e-ISBN 9781467320511
Size (in Bytes) 376.89 kB
Page Count 4
Starting Page 1
Ending Page 4


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library