Conference Paper

Blind Testing of Quasi Brain Deaths Based on Analysis of EEG Energy

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-24553-4_68 Conference: Bio-Inspired Computing and Applications - 7th International Conference on Intelligent Computing, ICIC 2011, Zhengzhou,China, August 11-14. 2011, Revised Selected Papers
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This paper presents a power spectral pattern analysis method for quasi-brain-death EEG based on Empirical Mode Decomposition (EMD) under the condition of unknowing the clinical symptoms of patients. EMD method is a time-frequency analysis method for analyzing the nonlinear and non-stationary data. In this paper,we decompose a single-channel recorded EEG data into a number of components with different frequencies, we calculate the power spectral or energy of the decomposed components in a suitable frequency band. Based on the EEG power spectral analysis, the patients are classified into two categories: existence of the brain activities or absence of the brain activities. The experimental results illustrate the effectiveness of our proposed method.

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