Week 1:Preliminaries, Biomedical signal origin & dynamics (ECG), Biomedical signal origin & dynamics (EEG, EMG etc.)
Week 2:Filtering for Removal of artifacts:Statistical Preliminaries, Time domain filtering (Synchronized Averaging, Moving Average), Time domain filtering (Moving Average Filter to Integration, Derivative-based operator), Frequency Domain Filtering (Notch Filter), Optimal Filtering: The Weiner Filter.
Week 3:Filtering for Removal of artifacts contd.:Optimal Filtering: The Weiner Filter, Adaptive Filtering Selecting Appropriate Filter
Week 4:Event Detection:Example events (viz. P, QRS and T wave in ECG), Derivative based Approaches for QRS Detection Pan Tompkins Algorithm for QRS Detection, Dicrotic Notch Detection Correlation Analysis of EEG Signal
Week 5:Waveform Analysis:Illustrations of problem with case studies, Morphological Analysis of ECG, Correlation coefficient, The Minimum phase correspondent.
Week 6:Waveform Analysis contd.:Signal length, Envelop Extraction, Amplitude demodulation, The Envelogram, Analysis of activity, Root Mean Square value, Zero-crossing rate, Turns Count, Form factor.
Week 7:Frequency-domain Analysis:Periodogram, Averaged Periodogram, Blackman-Tukey Spectral Estimator, Daniell's Spectral Estimator, Measures derived from PSD.
Week 8:Modelling of Biomedical Systems:Motor unit firing pattern, Cardiac rhythm, Formants and pitch of speech, Point process, Parametric system modelling, Autoregressive model, Autocorrelation method, Application to random signals, Computation of model parameters, Levinson-Durbin algorithm, Computation of gain factor, Covariance method, Spectral matching and parameterization, Model order selection, Relation between AR and Cepstral coefficients.
Week 9:bModelling of Biomedical Systems & Tutorials:ARMA model, Sequential estimation of poles and zeros, Tutorial 1.1: Notch filter design, Tutorial 1.2: Synchronized averaging, Tutorial 1.3: Design Butterworth low pass filter.
Week 10:Tutorials:Tutorial 2.1: Design derivative-based filter, Tutorial 2.2: Design Butterworth high pass filter, Tutorial 2.3: Design Wiener filter, Tutorial 3.1: Implement the Pan-Tompkins method for QRS detection.
Week 11:Tutorials:Tutorial 3.2: Use cross-correlation to detect alpha rhythm, Tutorial 3.3: Design a matched filter, Tutorial 3.4: Pan-Tompkins method for QRS detection and the Lehner and Rangayyan method to detect dicrotic notch, Tutorial 4.1: Half wave and full wave rectification, Tutorial 4.2: RMS value calculation, Tutorial 4.3: Turns count calculation, Tutorial 4.4: RMS, Turns count and Zero-crossing rate calculations
Week 12:Tutorials:Tutorial 4.5: Derive the Envelogram, Tutorial 4.6: RR interval and Form Factor calculations, Tutorial 5.1: Power spectrum calculations using different windows, Tutorial 5.2: Mean frequency and variance of PSD, Tutorial 5.3: Compute PSDs of Voiced, Unvoiced and Silent portion of sound signal, Tutorial 5.4: Compute mean frequency of PSDs and ratio of energies, Tutorial 5.5: Study the changes in the PSDs by varying window width, number of segments averaged, and type of the window used.