NON-INVASIVE REAL-TIME FETAL ECG EXTRACTION - A Block-on-Line DSP Implementation based on the JADE Algorithm

Silvia Muceli, Danilo Pani, Luigi Raffo

Abstract

The possibility to access the fetal ECG non-invasively during the early stages of the pregnancy is a paramount requirement for cardiologists aiming to treat fetuses with congenital hearth diseases. Several research works have been presented during the past years to address this issue. In this paper we present a block-on-line blind source separation technique that combines the powerfulness of the batch JADE algorithm to the requirements of a separation able to adapt to a time-varying mixing process. To avoid estimated sources permutation, a simple preconditioning technique in conjunction with a proper parameters tuning has been developed and tested. The whole algorithm has been implemented on a powerful floating-point Digital Signal Processor, and it is ready to be embedded in an acquisition device for a deeper experimentation.

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Muceli S., Pani D. and Raffo L. (2008). NON-INVASIVE REAL-TIME FETAL ECG EXTRACTION - A Block-on-Line DSP Implementation based on the JADE Algorithm . In Proceedings of the First International Conference on Bio-inspired Systems and Signal Processing - Volume 2: BIOSIGNALS, (BIOSTEC 2008) ISBN 978-989-8111-18-0, pages 458-463. DOI: 10.5220/0001066804580463


in Bibtex Style

@conference{biosignals08,
author={Silvia Muceli and Danilo Pani and Luigi Raffo},
title={NON-INVASIVE REAL-TIME FETAL ECG EXTRACTION - A Block-on-Line DSP Implementation based on the JADE Algorithm},
booktitle={Proceedings of the First International Conference on Bio-inspired Systems and Signal Processing - Volume 2: BIOSIGNALS, (BIOSTEC 2008)},
year={2008},
pages={458-463},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001066804580463},
isbn={978-989-8111-18-0},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the First International Conference on Bio-inspired Systems and Signal Processing - Volume 2: BIOSIGNALS, (BIOSTEC 2008)
TI - NON-INVASIVE REAL-TIME FETAL ECG EXTRACTION - A Block-on-Line DSP Implementation based on the JADE Algorithm
SN - 978-989-8111-18-0
AU - Muceli S.
AU - Pani D.
AU - Raffo L.
PY - 2008
SP - 458
EP - 463
DO - 10.5220/0001066804580463