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Intermittency of intermittencies in characteristic oscillatory patterns on epileptic electroencephalograms

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The temporal dynamics of characteristic oscillatory patterns in an epileptic EEG are analyzed. A statistical analysis of time gaps between oscillatory events on EEG records is performed following the automatic segmentation of EEG signals. Both sleep spindles and spike-wave discharges exhibit intermittency dynamics, and the collective dynamics of these patterns is characterized by the intermittency of intermittencies.

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Original Russian Text © V.V. Grubov, E.Yu. Sitnikova, A.A. Koronovskii, A.E. Hramov, 2015, published in Izvestiya Rossiiskoi Akademii Nauk. Seriya Fizicheskaya, 2015, Vol. 79, No. 12, pp. 1695–1699.

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Grubov, V.V., Sitnikova, E.Y., Koronovskii, A.A. et al. Intermittency of intermittencies in characteristic oscillatory patterns on epileptic electroencephalograms. Bull. Russ. Acad. Sci. Phys. 79, 1484–1487 (2015).

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