How to Cite PhysioNet in Publications

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Since PhysioNet is funded by the National Institutes of Health, we are required to document its use by the research community. You can help to ensure the future of this unique resource by citing it in your publications.

By special arrangement, our June 2000 Circulation article about PhysioNet and the Resource can be read on Circulation's web site without restrictions. This article should be a citation for all published work that uses materials downloaded from this web site. If you are preparing a paper for publication, please add the following citation to your bibliography:

Goldberger AL, Amaral LAN, Glass L, Hausdorff JM, Ivanov PCh, Mark RG, Mietus JE, Moody GB, Peng CK, Stanley HE. PhysioBank, PhysioToolkit, and PhysioNet: Components of a New Research Resource for Complex Physiologic Signals. Circulation 101(23):e215-e220 [Circulation Electronic Pages;]; 2000 (June 13). PMID: 10851218; doi: 10.1161/01.CIR.101.23.e215

Here is a BibTeX entry for this citation:

 author = "Goldberger, A. L. and Amaral, L. A. N. and Glass, L. and
	   Hausdorff, J. M. and Ivanov, P. Ch. and Mark, R. G. and
	   Mietus, J. E. and Moody, G. B. and Peng, C.-K. and Stanley, H. E.",
 title = "{PhysioBank, PhysioToolkit, and PhysioNet}: Components of a New
	  Research Resource for Complex Physiologic Signals",
 journal = "Circulation",
 year = "2000 (June 13)",
 volume = "101",
 number = "23",
 pages = "e215--e220",
 note = "Circulation Electronic Pages:
         PMID:1085218; doi: 10.1161/01.CIR.101.23.e215"}

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