A new QRS detector based on empirical mode decomposition

In this paper, a novel QRS detection algorithm based on empirical mode decomposition (EMD) is proposed. The EMD method decomposes the electrocardiogram (ECG) signal into a set of oscillatory components called intrinsic mode functions (IMFs). Calculate the energy ratio between the first IMF (IMF1) and the ECG signal. If the ratio is more than 5%, the… CONTINUE READING