International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Survey Paper | Cardiology Science | India | Volume 4 Issue 8, August 2015


Study of Different ECG Signal Compression Techniques

Sumi Thomas | Soniya Peter


Abstract: Electrocardiogram (ECG), is the process of recording the electrical activity of the heart over a period of time using electrodes placed on a patient's body. The signal collected from the body needs to be processed and compressed before sending to monitoring center. Data compression is the process of reducing the number of bits needed to store or transmit the required data. Compression can be either lossless or lossy. Losslessly compressed data can be decompressed to exactly its original value. This paper presents a study of different compression techniques for ECG data compression.


Keywords: Electrocardiogram ECG, Compressed Sensing, Discrete Wavelet Transform DWT, Compression Ratio CR, Huffman Coding, Percentage Root mean square Difference PRD


Edition: Volume 4 Issue 8, August 2015,


Pages: 1498 - 1500


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