Removal of Structured Noise and Base Line Wander From ECG Signals via LMS Adaptive and Fixed Notch Filter


  •   Kawser Ahammed


This research clearly demonstrates the comparative performance study of Least Mean Square (LMS) adaptive and fixed Notch filter in terms of simulation results and different performance parameters (mean square error, signal to noise ratio and percentage root mean square difference) for removing structured noise (50 Hz line interference and its harmonics) and baseline wandering from electrocardiogram (ECG) signal. The ECG samples collected from the PhysioNet ECG-ID database are corrupted by adding structured noise and base line wandering noise. The simulation results and numerical performance analysis of this research clearly show that LMS adaptive filter can remove noise efficiently from ECG signal than fixed notch filter

Keywords: LMS Filter, Fixed Notch Filter, Structured Noise, Base line Wander, ECG, Mean Square Error (MSE), Signal to Noise Ratio (SNR), Percentage Root Mean Square Difference (PRD)


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Ahammed, K. 2018. Removal of Structured Noise and Base Line Wander From ECG Signals via LMS Adaptive and Fixed Notch Filter. European Journal of Engineering Research and Science. 3, 8 (Aug. 2018), 12-15. DOI: