A Three Class Treatment of the FHR Classification Problem Using Latent Class Analysis Labeling

Georgoulas, George ;   Spilka, Jiri ;   Karvelis, Petros ;   Chudacek, Vaclav ;   Stylios, Chrysostomos ;   Lhotska, Lenka

Tags Biomedical signal classificationPattern recognition methods for data mining in biosignalsNonstationary processing of biomedical signals

Electronic Fetal Monitoring in the form of cardiotocography is routinely used for fetal assessment both during pregnancy and delivery....

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An Adapting System for Heartbeat Classification Minimising User Input

de Chazal, Philip

Tags Pattern recognition methods for data mining in biosignalsBiomedical signal classificationSignal processing in physiological systems

An adaptive system for the processing of the electrocardiogram (ECG) for the classification of heartbeats into beat classes that seeks to...

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Automatic Detection of Overnight Deep Sleep Based on Heart Rate Variability: A Preliminary Study

Long, Xi ;   Fonseca, Pedro ;   Haakma, Reinder ;   Foussier, Jerome ;   Aarts, Ronald M.

Tags Biomedical signal classificationPattern recognition methods for data mining in biosignalsData mining in biosignals

This preliminary study investigated the use of cardiac information, or more specifically, heart rate variability (HRV), for automatic deep sleep...

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Classification of Healthy Subjects and Patients with Pulmonary Emphysema Using Continuous Respiratory Sounds

Okubo, Takanori ;   Nakamura, Naoki ;   Yamashita, Masaru ;   Matsunaga, Shoichi

Tags Biomedical signal classificationMarkov models in signal pattern classificationPattern recognition methods for data mining in biosignals

In this paper, we propose a new method for classifying patients with pulmonary emphysema and healthy subjects using lung sounds. Using...

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Determination of Locations on a Tactile Sensor Suitable for Respiration and Heartbeat Measurement of a Person on a Bed

Mukai, Toshiharu ;   Matsuo, Kazuya ;   Kato, Yo ;   Shimizu, Atsuki ;   Guo, Shijie

Tags Biomedical signal classificationSignals and systemsTime-frequency analysis of biosignals

Sleep monitoring systems that can be used in daily life for the assessment of personal health and early detection of diseases are needed. To...

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Developing an Atrial Activity-Based Algorithm for Detection of Atrial Fibrillation

Ladavich, Steven ;   Ghoraani, Behnaz

Tags Biomedical signal classification

In this study we propose a novel atrial activity-based method for atrial fibrillation (AF) identification that detects the absence of normal...

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Evaluation of the Biomechanical Properties of the Veins in the Medical Compression Stockings, Using an Instrumented Ultrasound Probe

Veye, Florent ;   Mestre, Sandrine ;   Berron, Nicolas ;   Perez-Martin, Antonia ;   Triboulet, Jean

Tags Signals and systemsSignal processing in physiological systemsCoherence in biomedical signal processing

This paper present a new approach for the evaluation of the biomechanical properties of the veins. It's based on the joint measurements of...

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Fuzzy Entropy Based Motion Artifact Detection and Pulse Rate Estimation for Fingertip Photoplethysmography

Paradkar, Neeraj ;   Roy Chowdhury, Shubhajit

Tags Biomedical signal classificationNonlinear analysis of biomedical signals

The paper presents a fingertip photoplethysmography (PPG) based technique to estimate the pulse rate of the subject. The PPG signal...

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Long and Short Term QT-RR Interval Co-Variability in Type 2 Diabetes

Furuya, Masaki ;   Masuda, Yuta ;   Sato, Kei ;   Nishibe, Toshihiro ;   Yana, Kazuo ;   Ono, Takuya

Tags Biomedical signal classificationSignal processing in physiological systemsNonlinear dynamics in biomedical signals

This paper examines the long and short term co-variability of QT and RR intervals for diabetic patients to explore if the QT-RR co-variability...

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Noise Tolerant QRS Detection Using Template Matching with Short-Term Autocorrelation

Nakai, Yozaburo ;   Izumi, Shintaro ;   Nakano, Masanao ;   Yamashita, Ken ;   Fujii, Takahide ;   Kawaguchi, Hiroshi ;   Yoshimoto, Masahiko

Tags Biomedical signal classificationTime-scale and waveletsSignal processing in physiological systems

This paper describes a robust method for heart beat detection from noisy electrocardiogram (ECG) signals. Generally, the QRS-complex of...

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Power Index of the Inspiratory Flow Signal as a Predictor of Weaning in Intensive Care Units

Chaparro, Javier ;   Giraldo, Beatriz

Tags Pattern recognition methods for data mining in biosignalsSignal processing in physiological systemsData mining in biosignals

Disconnection from mechanical ventilation, called the weaning process, is an additional difficulty in the management of patients in intensive...

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Preliminary Study for Localizing C, D and E Waves in Photoplethysmogram Signals

Elgendi, Mohamed

Tags Biomedical signal classificationSignal processing in physiological systemsData mining in biosignals

An efficient and robust method based on two moving-average filters followed by a dynamic event-duration threshold was developed to locate c,...

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Subband Higher-Order Statistics and Cross-Correlation for Heartbeat Type Recognition Based on Two-Lead Electrocardiogram

Yu, Sung-Nien ;   Liu, Fan-Tsen

Tags Biomedical signal classificationSignal processing in physiological systemsNeural networks in biosignal processing and classification

Regular electrocardiogram beat classification system usually based on single lead ECG signal. This study designated to add a second lead of...

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