Evaluation of Automated Arrhythmia Monitors Using an Annotated ECG DATABASE

  • R. G. Mark
  • G. B. Moody
Part of the Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine book series (DICM, volume 37)


This paper documents the design and development of the MIT/BIH arrhythmia database. This two-channel, digital database which contains a wide variety of ventricular and supraventricular arrhythmias is suitable for algorithm evaluation and development. Procedures ate suggested for its use, and examples of a variety of output formats are presented.


Annotation File Right Bundle Branch Block Arrhythmia Detector Atrial Premature Beat Annotation Code 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. G. Mark
    • 1
  • G. B. Moody
    • 1
  1. 1.Biomedical Engineering Center for Clinical Instrumentation Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and TechnologyMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridgeUSA

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