COMBINATORIAL DETECTION OF ARRHYTHMIA

Julien Allali, Pascal Ferraro, Costas S. Iliopoulos, Spiros Michalakopoulos

Abstract

Three problems that arise from electrocardiogram (ECG) interpretation and analysis are presented, followed by algorithmic solutions based on a combinatorial model. First, the beat classification problem is discussed and possible solutions are investigated. Secondly, given the R R -intervals, which can be determined using this combinatorial model, or any Q R S detection algorithm, the heart rate is determined in a statistical manner from which sinus bradycardia and sinus tachycardia are inferred. Finally, a new combinatorial method formeasuring heart rate variability (HRV) is presented and an algorithm for detecting atrial fibrillation is described. The developed algorithms were implemented and tests were carried out on records from the MIT-BIH arrhythmia database. The results of the tests are presented and discussed.

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Allali J., Ferraro P., S. Iliopoulos C. and Michalakopoulos S. (2010). COMBINATORIAL DETECTION OF ARRHYTHMIA . In Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Bio-inspired Systems and Signal Processing - Volume 1: BIOSIGNALS, (BIOSTEC 2010) ISBN 978-989-674-018-4, pages 180-187. DOI: 10.5220/0002696501800187


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@conference{biosignals10,
author={Julien Allali and Pascal Ferraro and Costas S. Iliopoulos and Spiros Michalakopoulos},
title={COMBINATORIAL DETECTION OF ARRHYTHMIA},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Bio-inspired Systems and Signal Processing - Volume 1: BIOSIGNALS, (BIOSTEC 2010)},
year={2010},
pages={180-187},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002696501800187},
isbn={978-989-674-018-4},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Bio-inspired Systems and Signal Processing - Volume 1: BIOSIGNALS, (BIOSTEC 2010)
TI - COMBINATORIAL DETECTION OF ARRHYTHMIA
SN - 978-989-674-018-4
AU - Allali J.
AU - Ferraro P.
AU - S. Iliopoulos C.
AU - Michalakopoulos S.
PY - 2010
SP - 180
EP - 187
DO - 10.5220/0002696501800187