Multiscale entropy analysis of biological signals.

@article{Costa2005MultiscaleEA,
  title={Multiscale entropy analysis of biological signals.},
  author={Madalena Costa and Ary L. Goldberger and Chung-Kang Peng},
  journal={Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics},
  year={2005},
  volume={71 2 Pt 1},
  pages={
          021906
        }
}
Traditional approaches to measuring the complexity of biological signals fail to account for the multiple time scales inherent in such time series. These algorithms have yielded contradictory findings when applied to real-world datasets obtained in health and disease states. We describe in detail the basis and implementation of the multiscale entropy (MSE) method. We extend and elaborate previous findings showing its applicability to the fluctuations of the human heartbeat under physiologic and… 

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