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Discrete Wavelet Transform (DWT)

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Uerm
Uerm on 28 Sep 2019
Answered: Dinesh Yadav on 1 Oct 2019
Hi,
I am working on ECG signal processing to detect atrial fibrillation and I am still quite new at the area. I have downloaded data from the MIT-BIH Arrhythmia Database where the ECG signals are sampled at 360 Hz.
For the preprocessing, I want to remove baseline wander (using DWT) which I have defined as frequencies up to 0.5 Hz. Is it correctly understood that I should decompose the signal into several levels (say 10 levels), remove the frequencies below 0.5 and then reconstruct the signal?
I was thinking about this: Decompose the signal into 10 levels,
Level 1: [180; 360[
Level 2: [90; 180[
Level 3: [45; 90[
Level 4: [22.5; 45[
Level 5: [11.25; 22.5[
Level 6: [5.625; 11.25[
Level 7: [2.8125; 5.625[
Level 8: [1.40625; 2.8125[
Level 9: [0.703125; 1.40625[
Level 10: [0.35...; 0.70...[
And remove the frequencies from level 10. Then, I should be able to reconstruct the signal (inverse DWT) using all the remaining levels...
Is it correctly understood or am I doing something wrong?

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Dinesh Yadav
Dinesh Yadav on 1 Oct 2019
Yes you have understood it correctly, go ahead.

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