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Complexity and Nonlinearity in Cardiovascular Signals

Editors: Barbieri, Riccardo, Scilingo, Enzo Pasquale, Valenza, Gaetano (Eds.)

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  • Expertly reviews cutting-edge research, such as recent advances in multiscale entropy and information-theoretic concepts applied to coupled dynamical systems
  • Comprehensively describes applications of analytic technique to clinical scenarios such as heart failure, depression and mental disorders, atrial fibrillation, acute brain lesions, and more
  • Broadens readers' understanding of cardiovascular signals, heart rate complexity, heart rate variability, and nonlinear analysis
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This book reports on the latest advances in complex and nonlinear cardiovascular physiology aimed at  obtaining reliable, effective markers for the assessment of heartbeat, respiratory, and blood pressure dynamics. The chapters describe in detail methods that have been previously defined in theoretical physics such as entropy, multifractal spectra, and Lyapunov exponents, contextualized within physiological dynamics of cardiovascular control, including autonomic nervous system activity. Additionally, the book discusses several application scenarios of these methods. The text critically reviews the current state-of-the-art research in the field that has led to the description of dedicated experimental protocols and ad-hoc models of complex physiology. This text is ideal for biomedical engineers, physiologists, and neuroscientists. 

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Expertly reviews cutting-edge research, such as recent advances in measuring complexity, nonlinearity, and information-theoretic concepts applied to coupled dynamical systems

Comprehensively describes applications of analytic technique to clinical scenarios such as heart failure, depression and mental disorders, atrial fibrillation, acute brain lesions, and more

Broadens readers' understanding of cardiovascular signals, heart rate complexity, heart rate variability, and nonlinear analysis

About the authors

Riccardo Barbieri is a Professor in the Department of Electronics, Informatics and Bioengineering at the Politecnico di Milano, in Milan, Italy. 
Enzo P. Scilingo and Gaetano Valenza are both Professors at the Department of Information Engineering & Bioengineering and Robotics Research Center "E. Piaggio", at University of Pisa School of Engineering, in Pisa, Italy.

Table of contents (19 chapters)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Complexity and Nonlinearity in Cardiovascular Signals
Editors
  • Riccardo Barbieri
  • Enzo Pasquale Scilingo
  • Gaetano Valenza
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-58709-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-58709-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-58708-0
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-86458-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 537
Number of Illustrations
61 b/w illustrations, 72 illustrations in colour
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