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Puka - Software for Detection of Breaths in Strain Gauge Recordings

Puka calculates descriptive statistics such as heart rate variability (HRV), peak-valley respiratory sinus arrhythmia (RSA), and respiratory variables from EKG and strain gauge respiration data.

Published: Dec. 15, 2004. Version: 1.0.0

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Sample Entropy Estimation

Sample Entropy is a useful tool for investigating the dynamics of heart rate and other time series. Sample Entropy is the negative natural logarithm of an estimate of the conditional probability that subseries (epochs) of length m that match pointwi…

entropy complexity

Published: Nov. 8, 2004. Version: 1.0.0

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Information-Based Similarity

IBS is a novel method for comparing time series based on linguistic analysis of "word" frequency and rank order statistics. It has been applied successfully in a variety of applications, including analysis of interbeat (RR) intervals, clas…

interbeat rr interval complexity

Published: Oct. 26, 2004. Version: 1.0.0

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The EVAL_ST tool is an open source tool to evaluate and compare performance and robustness of ST episode detection algorithms. The tool supports all standard and other relevant performance measures, aggregate gross and average statistics, and bootst…


Published: Sept. 17, 2004. Version: 1.0.0

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Multiscale Entropy Analysis

The method of multiscale entropy (MSE) analysis is useful for investigating complexity in physiologic signals and other series that have correlations at multiple (time) scales.

entropy complexity

Published: Aug. 4, 2004. Version: 1.0

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ECGSYN - A realistic ECG waveform generator

ECGSYN generates a synthesized ECG signal with user-settable mean heart rate, number of beats, sampling frequency, waveform morphology (P, Q, R, S, and T timing, amplitude,and duration), standard deviation of the RR interval, and LF/HF ratio (a meas…

generator simulation ecg

Published: Dec. 3, 2003. Version: 1.0.0

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record - An application for capturing data from an HP CMS (Merlin) monitor

record is an MS-DOS application that determines what signals and measurements are available from a Hewlett-Packard (Agilent/Philips) Merlin (a.k.a. CMS or Component Monitoring System) patient monitor, and then logs all of the available data to disk …

monitor mimic

Published: June 9, 2003. Version: 1.0.0

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Heartprints - A Dynamical Portrait of Cardiac Arrhythmia

As part of an effort to visualize and to understand the dynamics of cardiac arrhythmias with frequent ventricular ectopy, we have developed a new representational technique termed "heartprints." These heartprints are a combination of seven…

interbeat rr interval arrhythmia

Published: March 8, 2003. Version: 1.0.0

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pNNx - Time Domain Heart Rate Variability Analysis

The pNNx software package expands the analysis capabilities of the widely used pNN50 measure, providing researchers with the flexibility to test various thresholds for optimal discrimination of HRV in populations of interest.

interbeat hrv

Published: March 3, 2003. Version: 1.0.0

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ECG waveform generator for Matlab/Octave

ECGwaveGen generates a synthesized ECG signal with user-settable heart rate, signal duration, sampling frequency, QRS amplitude and duration, and T-wave amplitude; it uses QRSpulse to create premature beats followed by compensatory pauses.

generator waveform ecg

Published: Nov. 23, 2002. Version: 1.0.0