Document Type: Original Article


Department of Electrical, MITS, Gwalior-474005, India


In this paper the main objective is to quantify and compare the instantaneous value of heart rate for normal breathing patterns during Meditation and Non Meditation conditions. This paper involves Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) technique for the analysis of the heart rate variability patterns during the meditative and non meditative states. The analysis is divided into three stages i.e. data acquisition, parameter estimation and comparison. The ECG signals are used as the input signals in given states. The features are then compared using ANOVA technique for HRV patterns. The HRV parameters were found to be better during meditation


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