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Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine
Volume 2013, Article ID 134208, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/134208
Research Article

A Simplified 3D Model of Whole Heart Electrical Activity and 12-Lead ECG Generation

1University of Zagreb, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
2Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia

Received 18 November 2012; Accepted 15 March 2013

Academic Editor: Henggui Zhang

Copyright © 2013 Siniša Sovilj et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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