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A new QRS detector based on neural network

  • C. García-Berdonés
  • J. Narváez
  • U. Fernández
  • F. Sandoval
Neural Networks for Communications, Control and Robotics
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1240)

Abstract

The application of multi-layer perceptron, artificial neural network (ANN) model, to detect the QRS complex in the ECG signal processing is presented. The target is to make the neural network analyze directly the raw ECG signal (without any preprocess) through a moving temporal window, and detect the presence of QRS complex by using only a single fixed threshold algorithm on the output. Preliminary experiment results, performed by fixing the majority of the large number of the system degrees of freedom, indicate that this new method is quite promising. This article also presents a two-stages trainning method that has revealed to be very efficient in the improvement of the learning process of the perceptron.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. García-Berdonés
    • 1
  • J. Narváez
    • 1
  • U. Fernández
    • 1
  • F. Sandoval
    • 1
  1. 1.Dpto. Tecnología Electrónica, E.T.S.I. TelecomunicaciónUniversidad de MálagaMálagaSpain

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