A Domain Decomposition Approach in the Electrocardiography Inverse Problem

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computational Science and Engineering book series (LNCSE, volume 104)


The mostly used mathematical formulation of the inverse problem in electrocardiography is based on a least method using a transfer matrix that maps the electrical potential on the heart to the body surface potential (BSP). This mathematical model is ill based and a lot of works have been concentrating on the regularization term without thinking of reformulating the problem itself. We propose in this study to solve the inverse problem based on a domain decomposition technique on a fictitious mirror-like boundary conditions. We conduct BSP simulations to produce synthetic data and use it to evaluate the accuracy of the inverse problem solution.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.INRIA Bordeaux Sud-OuestCarmen teamTalenceFrance
  2. 2.Electrophysiology and Heart Modeling Institute (IHU LIRYC)BordeauxFrance

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