McClintock, Peter V. E. and Stefanovska, Aneta (2002) Noise and determinism in cardiovascular dynamics. Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 314 (1-4). pp. 69-76. ISSN 0378-4371Full text not available from this repository.
Signals derived from the human cardiovascular system are well known to exhibit highly complex, nearly periodic, oscillatory behaviour whose nature is something of an enigma. It has, for example, been variously described as chaotic, fractal, stochastic, and subject to 1/f fluctuations — and its true nature is still the subject of vigorous debate. We review and describe some recent experiments that illuminate the problem and discuss a combination of noise and almost periodic frequency modulation as a signature of the system dynamics.
|Journal or Publication Title:||Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Cardiovascular system ; Nonlinear oscillators ; Synchronization ; Couplings ; Frequency modulation ; Stochastic processes|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QC Physics|
|Departments:||Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics|
|Deposited By:||Professor P. V. E. McClintock|
|Deposited On:||18 Feb 2010 15:20|
|Last Modified:||26 Jul 2012 17:01|
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