Quantitative Neuroscience: Models, Algorithms, Diagnostics, and Therapeutic Applications / Edition 1

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Advances in the field of signal processing, nonlinear dynamics, statistics, and optimization theory, combined with marked improvement in instrumentation and development of computer systems, have made it possible to apply the power of mathematics to the task of understanding the human brain. This veritable revolution has already resulted in widespread availability of high resolution neuroimaging devices in clinical as well as research settings. Breakthroughs in functional imaging are not far behind. Mathematical techniques developed for the study of complex nonlinear systems and chaos are already being used to explore the complex nonlinear dynamics of human brain physiology.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781402077517
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 1/31/2004
  • Series: Biocomputing Series , #2
  • Edition description: 2004
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 262
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Applications of Global Optimization and Dynamical Systems to Prediction of Epileptic Seizures 1
2 Nonlinear Neurodynamical Features in an Animal Model of Generalized Epilepsy 37
3 Optimization Techniques for Independent Component Analysis with Applications to EEG Data 53
4 On a New Quantization in Complex Systems 69
5 The Seizure Prediction Characteristic 91
6 Seizure Prediction Methods 103
7 Controlling Neurological Disease at the Edge of Instability 117
8 Anatomical Connectivity in the Central Nervous System Revealed by Diffusion Tensor Magnetic Resonance Imaging (DT-MRI) 145
9 Epileptic Seizure Detection Using Dynamical Preprocessing (STLmax) 171
10 Role of the Dorsocentral Striatum in Contraleteral Neglect and Recovery from Neglect in Rats 191
11 Binary and Sparse Checkerboard Visual Stimuli in Multiple Sclerosis Patients 213
12 Spatiotemporal Transitions in Temporal Lobe Epilepsy 223
13 Nonlinear Dynamical and Statistical Approaches to Investigate Dynamical Transitions Before Epileptic Seizures 239
14 Testing Whether a Prediction Scheme is Better than Guess 251
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