Models for ECG and RR interval Processes  - Chapter 4

P. E. McSharry & G. D. Clifford

ECGSYNin Advanced Methods for ECG Analysis, (Eds. G. D. Clifford, F. Azuaje and P. E. McSharry),  Artech House, Boston, 2006.

Chapter 4 provides a detailed overview of different models for generating realistic electrocardiogram waveforms and RR interval sequences, together with examples of why this is important and how to use them.





4.1 Introduction


4.2 RR Interval Models

4.2.1 The Cardiovascular System

4.2.2 The DeBoer Model

4.2.3 The Research Cardiovascular Simulator

4.2.4 Integral Pulse Frequency Modulation Model

4.2.5 Nonlinear Deterministic Models

4.2.6 Coupled Oscillators and Phase Synchronization

4.2.7 Scale Invariance

4.2.8 Physionet Challenge

4.2.9 RR Interval Models for Abnormal Rhythms

4.3 ECG Models

4.3.1 Computational Physiology

4.3.2 Synthetic Electrocardiogram Signals