OpenANSLAB (Autonomic Nervous System Laboratory) is a software system designed to facilitate the display, editing and analysis of physiological data in a psychophysiology laboratory. It is written in MATLAB. It comprises analysis modules for

  • Electrocardiography (ECG)
  • Reflexive startle EMG
  • Electrodermal activity (EDA)
  • Respiration pattern analysis
  • Respiration calibration
  • Pulse plethysmography (PPG)
  • Electromyography (facial or other EMG)
  • Continuous arterial pressure (Finapres)
  • Capnography (PCO2)
  • Temperature
  • Accelerometry

and interfaces with data in ASCII text format.

OpenANSLAB: open source licence

© Copyright 2005-2017 Frank Wilhelm & Peter Peyk

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.


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