Classification of heart sounds using an artificial neural network


Olmez T. , DOKUR Z.

PATTERN RECOGNITION LETTERS, vol.24, pp.617-629, 2003 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/s0167-8655(02)00281-7
  • Title of Journal : PATTERN RECOGNITION LETTERS
  • Page Numbers: pp.617-629
  • Keywords: heart sounds, classification of murmurs, artificial neural network, segmentation of heart sounds, wavelet transform

Abstract

A novel method is presented for the classification of heart sounds (HSs). Wavelet transform is applied to a window of two periods of HSs. Two analyses are realized for the signals in the window: segmentation of the first and second HSs, and extraction of the features.