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Dimensional Analysis of the Ventricular Fibrillation ECG

  • Flavia Ravelli
  • Renzo Antolini
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Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB, volume 244)

Abstract

From electrocardiographic data the correlation dimension of human ventricular fibrillation has been calculated. Since the algorithm does not converge towards a definitive dimension this arrhythmia cannot be associated with a low-dimensional chaotic dynamical system.

Keywords

Ventricular Fibrillation Phase Portrait Dimensional Analysis Correlation Dimension Strange Attractor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Flavia Ravelli
    • 1
  • Renzo Antolini
    • 2
  1. 1.Istituto per la Ricerca Scientifica e TecnologicaTrentoItaly
  2. 2.Dipartimento di FisicaUniversità degli Studi di TrentoItaly

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