Pre-processing of ECG Signals Using Filters

International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT)          
© 2014 by IJCTT Journal
Volume-11 Number-4
Year of Publication : 2014
Authors : Isha V Upganlawar , Harshal Chowhan
DOI :  10.14445/22312803/IJCTT-V11P135


Isha V Upganlawar , Harshal Chowhan."Pre-processing of ECG Signals Using Filters". International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT) V11(4):166-168, May 2014. ISSN:2231-2803. Published by Seventh Sense Research Group.

Abstract -
The ECG signal is abruptly changing and continuous in nature. The heart disease such as paroxysmal of heart, arrhythmia diagnosing, are related with the intelligent health care decision this ECG signal need to be pre-process accurately for further action on it such as extracting the features, wavelet decomposition, distribution of QRS complexes in ECG recordings and related information such as heart rate and RR interval, classification of the signal by using various classifiers etc. Filters plays very important role in analyzing the low frequency components in ECG signal. The biomedical signals are of low frequency, the removal of power line interference and baseline wander is a very important step at the pre-processing stage of ECG. In these paper we deal with the study of Median filtering and FIR(Finite Impulse Response)filtering of ECG signals under noisy condition.

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ECG, FIR filter, Median filter, Pre-processing