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Comparisons of Different Approaches for Removal of Baseline Wander from ECG Signal

International Conference and Workshop on Emerging Trends in Technology
© 2011 by IJCA Journal
Number 5 - Article 5
Year of Publication: 2011
Manpreet Kaur
Birmohan Singh

Manpreet Kaur, Birmohan Singh and Seema. Comparisons of Different Approaches for Removal of Baseline Wander from ECG Signal. IJCA Proceedings on International Conference and workshop on Emerging Trends in Technology (ICWET) (5):30-34, 2011. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Manpreet Kaur and Birmohan Singh and Seema},
	title = {Comparisons of Different Approaches for Removal of Baseline Wander from ECG Signal},
	journal = {IJCA Proceedings on International Conference and workshop on Emerging Trends in Technology (ICWET)},
	year = {2011},
	number = {5},
	pages = {30-34},
	note = {Full text available}


Baseline wandering can mask some important features of the Electrocardiogram (ECG) signal hence it is desirable to remove this noise for proper analysis and display of the ECG signal. This paper presents the implementation and evaluation of different methods to remove this noise. The parameters i.e. Power Spectral density (PSD), average Power & Signal to noise ratio (SNR) are calculated of signals to compare the performance of different filtering methods. IIR zero phase filtering has been proved efficient method for the removal of Baseline wander from ECG signal. The results have been concluded using Matlab software and MIT-BIH arrhythmia database.


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