WFDB library subset for Matlab/Octave

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Jose Garcia Moros and Salvador Olmos have contributed their reimplementations of a useful subset of the WFDB library, available here. They can be used to read and write WFDB annotation files and format 212 signal files using Matlab or Octave. The authors have also provided compiled versions of these files for use with Matlab under Linux, Solaris, and MS-Windows.

Several other software packages for reading and writing PhysioBank and compatible files are also available; look here for a list.

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[DIR] Parent Directory - [DIR] old/ 30-Jan-2001 16:16 - [TXT] readannot.m 28-Nov-2000 05:23 368 Matlab/Octave source [TXT] example.m 28-Nov-2000 05:18 382 Matlab/Octave source [TXT] rdsign212.m 28-Nov-2000 05:27 477 Matlab/Octave source [TXT] Contents.m 28-Nov-2000 05:12 934 Matlab/Octave source [TXT] rdsign212.c 28-Nov-2000 04:49 2.1K [TXT] readheader.m 28-Nov-2000 05:19 3.1K Matlab/Octave source [   ] rdsign212.mexlx 28-Nov-2000 04:41 5.5K Linux MEX binary [   ] rdsign212.mexsol 28-Nov-2000 04:41 5.9K Solaris MEX binary [   ] rdsign212.dll 28-Nov-2000 04:41 7.5K MS-Windows MEX binary [TXT] readannot.c 28-Nov-2000 04:54 8.1K [TXT] writeannot.c 28-Nov-2000 04:41 8.6K [   ] readannot.mexsol 28-Nov-2000 04:55 8.8K Solaris MEX binary [   ] readannot.mexlx 28-Nov-2000 04:54 8.8K Linux MEX binary [   ] writeannot.mexlx 28-Nov-2000 04:41 9.3K Linux MEX binary [   ] readannot.dll 28-Nov-2000 04:53 10K MS-Windows MEX binary [   ] writeannot.dll 28-Nov-2000 04:41 11K MS-Windows MEX binary [   ] writeannot.mexsol 28-Nov-2000 04:41 11K Solaris MEX binary

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