A constrained two-layer compression technique for ECG waves

Kyungguen Byun, Eunwoo Song, Hwan Shim, Hyungjoon Lim, Hong-Goo Kang

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Abstract

This paper proposes a constrained two-layer compression technique for electrocardiogram (ECG) waves, of which encoded parameters can be directly used for the diagnosis of arrhythmia. In the first layer, a single ECG beat is represented by one of the registered templates in the codebook. Since the required coding parameter in this layer is only the codebook index of the selected template, its compression ratio (CR) is very high. Note that the distribution of registered templates is also related to the characteristics of ECG waves, thus it can be used as a metric to detect various types of arrhythmias. The residual error between the input and the selected template is encoded by a wavelet-based transform coding in the second layer. The number of wavelet coefficients is constrained by pre-defined maximum distortion to be allowed. The MIT-BIH arrhythmia database is used to evaluate the performance of the proposed algorithm. The proposed algorithm shows around 7.18 CR when the reference value of percentage root mean square difference (PRD) is set to ten.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2015 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC 2015
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages6130-6133
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)9781424492718
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015 Nov 4
Event37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC 2015 - Milan, Italy
Duration: 2015 Aug 252015 Aug 29

Publication series

NameProceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS
Volume2015-November
ISSN (Print)1557-170X

Other

Other37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC 2015
CountryItaly
CityMilan
Period15/8/2515/8/29

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Electrocardiography
Cardiac Arrhythmias
Wavelet Analysis
Reference Values
Databases

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Signal Processing
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
  • Health Informatics

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Byun, K., Song, E., Shim, H., Lim, H., & Kang, H-G. (2015). A constrained two-layer compression technique for ECG waves. In 2015 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC 2015 (pp. 6130-6133). [7319791] (Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS; Vol. 2015-November). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1109/EMBC.2015.7319791
Byun, Kyungguen ; Song, Eunwoo ; Shim, Hwan ; Lim, Hyungjoon ; Kang, Hong-Goo. / A constrained two-layer compression technique for ECG waves. 2015 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2015. pp. 6130-6133 (Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS).
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Byun, K, Song, E, Shim, H, Lim, H & Kang, H-G 2015, A constrained two-layer compression technique for ECG waves. in 2015 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC 2015., 7319791, Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS, vol. 2015-November, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., pp. 6130-6133, 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC 2015, Milan, Italy, 15/8/25. https://doi.org/10.1109/EMBC.2015.7319791

A constrained two-layer compression technique for ECG waves. / Byun, Kyungguen; Song, Eunwoo; Shim, Hwan; Lim, Hyungjoon; Kang, Hong-Goo.

2015 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2015. p. 6130-6133 7319791 (Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS; Vol. 2015-November).

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Byun K, Song E, Shim H, Lim H, Kang H-G. A constrained two-layer compression technique for ECG waves. In 2015 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. 2015. p. 6130-6133. 7319791. (Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS). https://doi.org/10.1109/EMBC.2015.7319791