Medical and biological engineering

, Volume 6, Issue 1, pp 97–99 | Cite as

An analogue device for computing variance of time intervals as a function of the mean

  • A. Taylor
Technical Note


Pulse Train Instantaneous Frequency Carotid Body Muscle Spindle Nerve Impulse 
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© International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering 1968

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Taylor
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  1. 1.Physiology DepartmentKing's CollegeLondon

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