Phase-Based Methods for Heart Rate Detection Using UWB Impulse Doppler Radar

@article{Ren2016PhaseBasedMF,
  title={Phase-Based Methods for Heart Rate Detection Using UWB Impulse Doppler Radar},
  author={Lingyun Ren and Haofei Wang and Krishna Naishadham and Ozlem Kilic and Aly E. Fathy},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques},
  year={2016},
  volume={64},
  pages={3319-3331}
}
Ultra-wideband (UWB) pulse Doppler radars can be used for noncontact vital signs monitoring of more than one subject. However, their detected signals typically have low signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) causing significant heart rate (HR) detection errors, as the spurious harmonics of respiration signals and mixed products of respiration and heartbeat signals (that can be relatively higher than heartbeat signals) corrupt conventional fast Fourier transform spectrograms. In this paper, we extend the… 

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