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Development of a remote photoplethysmographic technique for human biometrics
Author(s): Ping Shi; Sijung Hu; Angelos Echiadis; Vicente Azorin Peris; Jia Zheng; Yisheng Zhu
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Paper Abstract

Non-contact reflection photoplethysmography (NRPPG) is being developed to trace pulse features for comparison with contact photoplethysmography (CPPG). Simultaneous recordings of CPPG and NRPPG signals from 22 healthy subjects were studied. The power spectrum of PPG signals were analysed and compared between NRPPG and CPPG. The recurrence plot (RP) was used as a graphical tool to visualize the time dependent behaviour of the dynamics of the pulse signals. The agreement between NRPPG and CPPG for physiological monitoring, i.e. HRV parameters, was determined by means of the Bland-Altman plot and Pearson's correlation coefficient. The results indicated that NRPPG could be used for the assessment of cardio-physiological signals.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 February 2009
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 7170, Design and Quality for Biomedical Technologies II, 717006 (23 February 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.807360
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Ping Shi, Loughborough Univ. (United Kingdom)
Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ. (China)
Sijung Hu, Loughborough Univ. (United Kingdom)
Angelos Echiadis, Loughborough Univ. (United Kingdom)
Vicente Azorin Peris, Loughborough Univ. (United Kingdom)
Jia Zheng, Loughborough Univ. (United Kingdom)
Yisheng Zhu, Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7170:
Design and Quality for Biomedical Technologies II
Ramesh Raghavachari; Rongguang Liang, Editor(s)

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