Title

Cascade Classification with Adaptive Feature Extraction for Arrhythmia Detection

Department

Computer Science

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

11-26-2016

Abstract

Detecting arrhythmia from ECG data is now feasible on mobile devices, but in this environment it is necessary to trade computational efficiency against accuracy. We propose an adaptive strategy for feature extraction that only considers normalized beat morphology features when running in a resource-constrained environment; but in a high-performance environment it takes account of a wider range of ECG features. This process is augmented by a cascaded random forest classifier. Experiments on data from the MIT-BIH Arrhythmia Database showed classification accuracies from 96.59% to 98.51%, which are comparable to state-of-the art methods.

Journal

Journal of Medical Systems

Journal ISSN

1573-689X

Volume

41

Issue

11

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

10.1007/s10916-016-0660-9