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Wavelet lifting over information-based EEG graphs for motor imagery data classification

Asensio-Cubero, J and Gan, JQ and Palaniappan, R (2014) Wavelet lifting over information-based EEG graphs for motor imagery data classification. In: UNSPECIFIED, ? - ?.

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Abstract

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2014. The imagination of limb movements offers an intuitive paradigm for the control of electronic devices via brain computer interfacing (BCI). The analysis of electroencephalographic (EEG) data related to motor imagery potentials has proved to be a difficult task. EEG readings are noisy, and the elicited patterns occur in different parts of the scalp, at different instants and at different frequencies.Wavelet transform has been widely used in the BCI field as it offers temporal and spectral capabilities, although it lacks spatial information. In this study we propose a tailored second generation wavelet to extract features from these three domains. This transform is applied over a graph representation of motor imaginary trials, which encodes temporal and spatial information. This graph is enhanced using per-subject knowledge in order to optimise the spatial relationships among the electrodes, and to improve the filter design. This method improves the performance of classifying different imaginary limb movements maintaining the low computational resources required by the lifting transform over graphs. By using an online dataset we were able to positively assess the feasibility of using the novel method in an online BCI context.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)
Additional Information: Published proceedings: Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: Faculty of Science and Health > Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, School of
Depositing User: Jim Jamieson
Date Deposited: 20 Jul 2015 08:30
Last Modified: 17 Aug 2017 17:35
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/14333

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