hello, I have generated a ecg signal in matlab. Now I want to add noise of fixed frequency of 50 Hz and a noise of 0.2-0.5 Hz. IS there any provision in matlab to generate noise of specified frequency. Plz help me with this

# generation of noise of a particular frequency

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>hello, >I have generated a ecg signal in matlab. Now I want to add noise of fixed >frequency of 50 Hz and a noise of 0.2-0.5 Hz. > >IS there any provision in matlab to generate noise of specifiedfrequency.>Plz help me with this >What type of noise do you want to generate? I assume you want to simulate the effects of thermal noise, which is white (flat power spectral density), and its amplitude can be modeled as a Gaussian distributed random variable. This is all what you need: generate a sequence of i.i.d. Gaussian random variable with the desired power (i.e., variance), and - if needed - filter it.

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On 03-11-2010 @ 09:43:02 enricophpdsp <enricophpdsp@n_o_s_p_a_m.yahoo.com> wrote:> hello, > I have generated a ecg signal in matlab. Now I want to add noise of fixed > frequency of 50 Hz and a noise of 0.2-0.5 Hz. > > IS there any provision in matlab to generate noise of specified > frequency. > Plz help me with thisDoes noise has a frequency? -- Mikolaj

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Mikolaj wrote:> On 03-11-2010 @ 09:43:02 enricophpdsp > <enricophpdsp@n_o_s_p_a_m.yahoo.com> wrote: > >> hello, >> I have generated a ecg signal in matlab. Now I want to add noise of fixed >> frequency of 50 Hz and a noise of 0.2-0.5 Hz. >> >> IS there any provision in matlab to generate noise of specified >> frequency. >> Plz help me with this > > Does noise has a frequency? >From context, I suspect "noise" means "interference".

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>Mikolaj wrote: >> On 03-11-2010 @ 09:43:02 enricophpdsp >> <enricophpdsp@n_o_s_p_a_m.yahoo.com> wrote: >> >>> hello, >>> I have generated a ecg signal in matlab. Now I want to add noise offixed>>> frequency of 50 Hz and a noise of 0.2-0.5 Hz. >>> >>> IS there any provision in matlab to generate noise of specified >>> frequency. >>> Plz help me with this >> >> Does noise has a frequency? >> > > From context, I suspect "noise" means "interference". > >x is my vector signal in which i have to add noise. y = awgn(x,snr) adds white Gaussian noise to the vector signal x. The scalar snr specifies the signal-to-noise ratio per sample, in dB. If x is complex, awgn adds complex noise. This syntax assumes that the power of x is 0 dBW. i did not understand what is meant by that the power of the signal in 0 dbw. how can i measure power of my signal x. and i have to add 50 hz noise in my signal x how can i use awgn to add that ?

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On Nov 3, 9:10�am, "enricophpdsp" <enricophpdsp@n_o_s_p_a_m.yahoo.com> wrote:> >Mikolaj wrote: > >> On 03-11-2010 @ 09:43:02 enricophpdsp > >> <enricophpdsp@n_o_s_p_a_m.yahoo.com> wrote: > > >>> hello, > >>> I have generated a ecg signal in matlab. Now I want to add noise of > fixed > >>> frequency of 50 Hz and a noise of 0.2-0.5 Hz. > > >>> IS there any provision in matlab to generate noise of specified > >>> frequency. > >>> Plz help me with this > > >> Does noise has a frequency? > > > From context, I suspect "noise" means "interference". > > x is my vector signal in which i have to add noise. > y = awgn(x,snr) �adds white Gaussian noise to the vector signal x. The > scalar snr specifies the signal-to-noise ratio per sample, in dB. If x is > complex, awgn adds complex noise. This syntax assumes that the power of x > is 0 dBW. > > i did not understand what is meant by that the power of the signal in 0 > dbw. how can i measure power of my signal x. > > and i have to add 50 hz noise in my signal x how can i use awgn to add that > ?- Hide quoted text - > > - Show quoted text -please don't take offense at my questions but i am curious about the context of your questions... Is this ECG project part of your hobby, school work or is this project for your profession job that you are getting paid for? thanks Mark

Reply by ●November 3, 20102010-11-03

On Nov 3, 3:43�am, "enricophpdsp" <enricophpdsp@n_o_s_p_a_m.yahoo.com> wrote:> hello, > I have generated a ecg signal in matlab. Now I want to add noise of fixed > frequency of 50 Hz and a noise of 0.2-0.5 Hz. > > IS there any provision �in matlab to generate noise of specified frequency. > Plz help me with thisI don't know what Matlab can or cannot do in this regard, but "noise at a frequency of 50 Hz and a noise of 0.2-0.5 Hz" (in which the latter part might be interpreted as a noise *bandwidth* of 0.2 to 0.5 Hz) can be generated by filtering AWGN through a narrowband filter of center frequency 50 Hz and a bandwidth of 0.2 to 0.5 Hz. THEN, the output of the filter can be added to the EEG signal. Just using the command>y = awgn(x,snr) adds white Gaussian noise to the vector signal xwill add broadband noise, not narrowband noise. The latter seems to be desired here (to simulate power frequency hum in Europe or other non-60-Hz countries?) Dilip "Old enough to remember hum from power supplies" Sarwate