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Evaluating an ECG Analyzer

The major task facing an evaluator is that of presenting the reference signals to the device under test, and collecting annotation files from the device. The details of this task will vary for each device, but a few general hints are given below. A second task, that of obtaining reference heart rate measurements, should be a much simpler job. Once all of this information has been gathered, the remaining work required -- that of comparing the device's analysis against the ``gold standard'' -- can be performed automatically.

George B. Moody (
Sat May 24 04:20:05 EDT 1997