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A Multi-Modal Decision Support System for Respiratory Sinus Arrhythmia


Publication Type:

Report - MRTC




Respiratory Sinus Arrhythmia has until now been analysed manually by reviewing long time series of heart rate measurements. Patterns are identified in the analysis of the measurements. We propose a design for a classification system of Respiratory Sinus Arrhythmia by time series analysis of heart and respiration measurements. The classification uses Case-Based Reasoning and Rule-Based Reasoning in a Multi-Modal architecture. The system is in use as a research tool in psychophysiological medicine, and will be available as a decision support system for treatment personnel.


author = {Markus Nilsson and Peter Funk},
title = {A Multi-Modal Decision Support System for Respiratory Sinus Arrhythmia},
number = {ISSN 1404-3041 ISRN MDH-MRTC-174/2005-1-SE},
month = {April},
year = {2005},
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