Adaptive Kalman Filter Approach and Butterworth Filter Technique for ECG Signal Enhancement

  • Bharati Sharma
  • R. Jenkin Suji
  • Amlan Basu
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 10)


About 15 million people alive today have been influenced by coronary illness. This is a major and critical issue in recent days. There are so many people have been lost their lives due to heart attack and other heart related issues. So, early on analysis and proper cure of heart disease is required to minimize the death rate due to heart disease. For better diagnosis we need exact and consistent tools for determine the fitness of human hearts to analysis the disease ahead of time before it makes around an undesirable changes in human body. For heart diagnosis one of the tools is Electrocardiogram (ECG) and the obtained signal is labeled ECG signal. This ECG signal contaminated by an amount of motion artifacts and noisy elements and deduction of these noisy elements from ECG signal must important before the ECG signal could be utilized for illness diagnosis purpose. There are various filter methods available for denoising ECG signal and select the best one on the dependence of performance parameter like signal to noise ratio (SNR) and power spectrum density (PSD).


Electrocardiogram (ECG) Kalman filter Butterworth filter Denoising Signal to noise ratio (SNR) Power spectrum density (PSD) 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electronics and Communication EngineeringITM UniversityGwaliorIndia

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