JBiSE  Vol.5 No.12 , December 2012
Wavelet diagnosis of ECG signals with kaiser based noise diminution
Abstract: The evaluation of distortion diagnosis using Wavelet function for Electrocardiogram (ECG), Electroencephalogram (EEG) and Phonocardiography (PCG) is not novel. However, some of the technological and economic issues remain challenging. The work in this paper is focusing on the reduction of the noise interferences and analyzes different kinds of ECG signals. Furthermore, a physiological monitoring system with a programming model for the filtration of ECG is presented. Kaiser based Finite Impulse Response (FIR) filter is used for noise reduction and identification of R peaks based on Peak Detection Algorithm (PDA). Two approaches are implemented for detecting the R peaks; Amplitude Threshold Value (ATV) and Peak Prediction Technique (PPT). Daubechies wavelet transform is applied to analyze the ECG of driver under stress, arrhythmia and sudden cardiac arrest signals. From the obtained results, it was found that the PPT is an effective and efficient technique in detecting the R peaks compared to ATV.
Cite this paper: Chandramouleeswaran, S. , Haidar, A. and Samsuri, F. (2012) Wavelet diagnosis of ECG signals with kaiser based noise diminution. Journal of Biomedical Science and Engineering, 5, 705-714. doi: 10.4236/jbise.2012.512088.

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