Fuzzy based Expert system for sleep apnea diagnosis

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Volume-35 Number-12
Year of Publication : 2016
Authors : Ms.Jeyalakshmi M.S, Dr.C.R.Rene Robin
DOI :  10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V35P312


Ms.Jeyalakshmi M.S, Dr.C.R.Rene Robin"Fuzzy based Expert system for sleep apnea diagnosis", International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT), V35(12),555-558 May 2016. ISSN:2231-5381. www.ijettjournal.org. published by seventh sense research group

Reduction and pause of airflow during sleep is the main characteristics of sleep apnea .It is becoming common in children. There are several tests that can be used to confirm the diagnosis. The treatment of sleep apnea can be either surgical or nonsurgical. In this paper a simple way of diagnosis of sleep apnea is devised by analysing the Heart rate variability (HRV) is being devised. A fuzzy based medical expert system is build to treat the sleep apnea using musical therapy is attempted. Further the stress level of sleep apnea patient is also evaluated. This medical Expert system helps the specialist to screen the patient easily for appropriate diagnosis.


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sleep apnea, medical expert system , fuzzy logic , hrv analysis.