A Peak-Trough Detection Algorithm based on Momentum

Harmer, K. and Howells, W.G.J. and Sheng, W. and Fairhurst, M.C. and Deravi, F. (2008) A Peak-Trough Detection Algorithm based on Momentum. In: 2008 International Congress on Image and Signal Processing (CISP2008), May 27th - 30th 2008, Sanya, Hainan, China. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

This paper presents a simple, yet novel, approach to peak-trough detection using a rudimentary model of Newtonian mechanics. Based on the line-searching technique also employed in artificial neural network technology to determine global minima, the momentum is used to find both peaks and troughs of a signal. This algorithm provides a fast alternative to the traditional techniques, which uses contextual information in order to determine prominent peaks and troughs without requiring smoothing or thresholding.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Paper)
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK7800 Electronics (see also: telecommunications) > TK7880 Applications of electronics (inc industrial & domestic) > TK7882.B56 Biometrics
Divisions: Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Engineering and Digital Arts > Image and Information Engineering
Depositing User: J. Harries
Date Deposited: 18 Apr 2009 11:20
Last Modified: 21 Aug 2009 14:15
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/14759 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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