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Comparison of Some EMD based Technique for Baseline Wander Correction in Fetal ECG Signal

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2015 by IJCA Journal
Volume 116 - Number 15
Year of Publication: 2015
P. K. Ghosh
Deepika Poonia

P K Ghosh and Deepika Poonia. Article: Comparison of Some EMD based Technique for Baseline Wander Correction in Fetal ECG Signal. International Journal of Computer Applications 116(15):48-52, April 2015. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {P. K. Ghosh and Deepika Poonia},
	title = {Article: Comparison of Some EMD based Technique for Baseline Wander Correction in Fetal ECG Signal},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2015},
	volume = {116},
	number = {15},
	pages = {48-52},
	month = {April},
	note = {Full text available}


Baseline wander (BW) is a low frequency artifact in biomedical electronic recordings. It is usually caused by patient's respiration or movement of equipments. The removal of this artifact is important in ECG recordings for reliable visual interpretation. This paper presents the implementation of Empirical Mode Decomposition (EMD), Ensemble Empirical Mode Decomposition (EEMD) and EMD based method to remove this disturbance. The EMD based technique serves as an efficient method to remove baseline wander with minimum signal distortion. The results highlights the main differences among all different methods and also show that the EMD based technique is able to remove best baseline wander.


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