The Application of ARX Modelling to Ventilatory Control

System Characterization and Prediction
  • Yoshitaka Oku


Instability of the respiratory control system causes periodic breathing, and life-threatening hypoxia may also occur during this time. Simple analysis of the steady-state ventilatory response to hypercapnia or hypoxia is not sufficient to evaluate the stability of this system, because the respiratory control system has a number of negative feedback loops, as shown in Figure 1.


Work Rate Ventilatory Response Periodic Breathing Exogenous Input Pseudorandom Binary Sequence 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yoshitaka Oku
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  1. 1.Department of Clinical Physiology, Chest Disease Research InstituteKyoto UniversityKyotoJapan

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