Software for Heart Rate Variability

Danny Kaplan and Phil Staffin
Macalester College, St. Paul, MN

This site contains software for the analysis of beat-to-beat variability in heart rate. It has been written in part for the authors' own research, and in part as a service to the community of heart rate variability analysts in order to encourage the rapid dissemination of techniques and algorithms, to help in the standardization of analysis techniques, and to help new researchers carry out investigations in heart rate variability.

The software is written primarily in the MATLAB language.

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  1. Make sure that all programs work so that anything except goodlabel is invalid. By default, goodlabel is 1. This means that a label of 2 should be invalid.
  2. Fix hrpowsp so that the detrend argument can be set from within hrsegment.