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In this paper, we discuss and demonstrate the possibility of detecting multiple heartbeat of stationary subjects at equal distance away from a single input and single output UWB radar. To that end, we propose a novel concept to extract the heartbeat information from its harmonics to deal with the spurious peaks of respiration signal and intermodulations between respiration and heartbeat signals. We provide a numerical analysis to justify the proposed algorithm. We compare the ability of suppressing the interferencing harmonics between the proposed algorithm and other detection algorithms. Finally, we provide an experimental example and show that accurate heart rates detection from two subjects at equal distance can be achieved using the proposed method by comparing against two types of references: camera based system and chest heart rate sensor.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2018 IEEE Radar Conference, RadarConf 2018
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)9781538641675
StatePublished - Jun 8 2018
Event2018 IEEE Radar Conference, RadarConf 2018 - Oklahoma City, United States
Duration: Apr 23 2018Apr 27 2018

Publication series

Name2018 IEEE Radar Conference, RadarConf 2018


Other2018 IEEE Radar Conference, RadarConf 2018
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityOklahoma City

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Signal Processing
  • Instrumentation


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