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QT Interval Measurement: Papers about the Challenge

These papers were presented at Computers in Cardiology 2006. Please cite this publication when referencing any of these papers. These papers have been made available by their authors under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License 2.5 (CCAL). We wish to thank all of the authors for their contributions.

These papers were presented during the special Kraal session at Computers in Cardiology in Valencia on Tuesday, 19 September 2006. The first of them is an introduction to the challenge topic, with a summary of the challenge results and a discussion of their implications.

The PhysioNet / Computers in Cardiology Challenge 2006: QT Interval Measurement
GB Moody, H Koch, U Steinhoff
[Also see the poster]

The remaining papers were written by participants in the Challenge, who describe their approaches to the challenge problem.

A Semi-Automatic QT Interval Measurement Based on Digital Filters
CY Wu, HW Chiu

Fully Automated Method for QT Interval Measurement in ECG
II Christov, II Simova

Challenge 2006: QT Interval Measurement
R Schneider, A Bauer, P Barthel, G Schmidt

Integrative Approach for the Measurement of the QT Interval
MA Mneimneh, RJ Povinelli, MT Johnson

Cardiac Model Based Approach to QT Estimation
RJ Povinelli, MA Mneimneh, MT Johnson

Individually Adaptable Automatic QT Detector
YV Chesnokov, D Nerukh, RC Glen

Stability of QT Measurements in the PTB Database Depending on the Selected Lead
JP Martínez, R Almeida, S Olmos, AP Rocha, P Laguna

Fully Automated Computer Measurement of QT Interval from the 12-Lead ECG
P Langley, FE Smith, ST King, D Zheng, AJ Haigh, A Murray

Automatic QT Interval Measurement Using Rule-Based Gradient Method
V Chudacek, M Huptych, D Novak, L Lhotska

Automated QT Interval Analysis on Diagnostic Electrocardiograms
DA Tironi, R Sassi, LT Mainardi

Model-Based Determination of QT Intervals
GD Clifford, M Villarroel

Identifying and Measuring Representative QT Intervals in Predominantly Non-Normal ECGs: The Computers in Cardiology Challenge 2006
S Mensing, W Bystricky, A Safer

Algorithmic Testing for QT Interval Measurement
G Bortolan

Automatic Multilead VCG Based Approach for QT Interval Measurement
R Almeida, JP Martínez, AP Rocha, S Olmos, P Laguna

Reliable Automated QT Interval Measurement for Clinical Evaluation
W Xie, X Chen, L Dong, ZK Tin, M Sankaranarayanan

A QT Interval Detection Algorithm Based on ECG Curve Length Function
W Zong, M Saeed, T Heldt

Automated QT Interval Measurement from Multilead ECG Signals
D Hayn, A Kollmann, G Schreier

QT Interval Measurement: What Can We Really Expect?
JQ Xue


The paper below, which does not appear in Computers in Cardiology 2006, was contributed to PhysioNet by participants who were unable to present their work in Valencia.

A Semi-Automated QT Interval Measurement Based on Wavelet and Energy Analysis
M Ghasemi, H SadAbadi