2005 News


PhysioNet/CinC Challenge 2006

Nov. 1, 2005

The seventh annual PhysioNet/Computers in Cardiology Challenge has begun. Challenge 2006 offers participants an opportunity to establish the accuracy and reliability of fully automated methods for measuring QT intervals, a topic of interest since regulatory agencies around the world currently endorse only manual and semi-automated methods in clinical trials for new drugs. Visit the Challenge 2006 home page to learn more.

Read more: https://physionet.org/challenge/2006/


Winners of the PhysioNet/CinC Challenge 2005

Oct. 4, 2005

The winners of the PhysioNet/Computers in Cardiology Challenge 2005 are R Povinelli of Marquette University, and the team of C Raab, N Wessel, A Schirdewan, and J Kurths of the University of Potsdam. Learn more at the Challenge 2005 home page.

Read more: https://physionet.org/challenge/2005/


MIT-BIH Arrhythmia Database expanded

Feb. 24, 2005

The entire MIT-BIH Arrhythmia Database is now freely available in PhysioBank. Somewhat more than half of the database has been available here since PhysioNet's inception; the remainder has now been posted.

Read more: https://physionet.org/physiobank/database/mitdb/


WAVE for MS-Windows

Feb. 1, 2005

PhysioToolkit's most capable tool for viewing, analyzing, and annotating physiologic signals, WAVE, is now available for MS-Windows. WAVE was developed under SunOS and GNU/Linux, and it also runs under Solaris, FreeBSD, and Mac OS X. A single set of WAVE sources supports all of these platforms, so that WAVE behaves identically on any of them.

Read more: https://physionet.org/physiotools/wug/