ECG analysis: a new approach in human identification

  title={ECG analysis: a new approach in human identification},
  author={Lena Biel and Ola Pettersson and Lennart Philipson and Peter Wide},
  journal={IEEE Trans. Instrumentation and Measurement},
In this paper, a new approach in human identification is investigated. For this purpose, a standard 12-lead electrocardiogram (ECG) recorded during rest is used. Selected features extracted from the ECG are used to identify a person in a predetermined group. Multivariate analysis is used for the identification task. Experiments show that it is possible to identify a person by features extracted from one lead only. Hence, only three electrodes have to be attached on the person to be identified… CONTINUE READING
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