Newborn EEG seizure detection using t-f distance measure

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Newborn EEG seizure detection using t-f distance measure

Show simple item record Zarjam, P Azemi, G Mesbah, M Boashash, B 2012-01-15T08:06:47Z 2012-01-15T08:06:47Z 2005-11
dc.identifier.citation GESTS International Transactions on Computer Science and Engineering, Vol. 23, No.01, pp. 163-171 en_US
dc.description This paper use time-frequency distance measures with Quadratic TFDs to detect seizure activities in newborns’ EEGs with improved performance. (Additional details can be found in the comprehensive book on Time-Frequency Signal Analysis and Processing (see In addition, the most recent upgrade of the original software package that calculates Time-Frequency Distributions and Instantaneous Frequency estimators can be downloaded from the web site: This was the first software developed in the field, and it was first released publicly in 1987 at the 1st ISSPA conference held in Brisbane, Australia, and then continuously updated). en_US
dc.description.abstract In this research, a time-frequency (TF) based method for detecting seizure patterns in newborn’s Electroencephalogram (EEG) signals is proposed. In this approach, the discrimination between seizure and non-seizure states is based on the TF distance between the consequent segments in the EEG signal. Three different TF measures and three different reduced timefrequency distributions (TFD) are used in this study. The proposed method is tested on the EEG data acquired from three neonates with ages under two weeks. The empirical results validate the suitability of the proposed method in automated newborns’ seizure detection. The performance of the distance measures are then compared for the used TFDs. The results present an average seizure detection rate of 96% and false alarm rate of 5% using Kullback- Leibler measure which outperforms the other two distance measures. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher GESTS en_US
dc.subject EEG en_US
dc.subject EEG Newborn seizure detection en_US
dc.subject time-frequency distance measures en_US
dc.subject MBD en_US
dc.subject modified B Distribution en_US
dc.subject Quadratic TFDs en_US
dc.subject Time-Frequency Distributions en_US
dc.title Newborn EEG seizure detection using t-f distance measure en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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