Online Seizure Detection from EEG and ECG Signals for Monitoring of Epileptic Patients

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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8445)


In this article, we investigate the performance of a seizure detection module for online monitoring of epileptic patients. The module is using as input data streams from electroencephalographic and electrocardiographic recordings. The architecture of the module consists of time and frequency domain feature extraction followed by classification. Four classification algorithms were evaluated on three epileptic subjects. The best performance was achieved by the support vector machine algorithm, with more than 90% for two of the subjects and slightly lower than 90% for the third subject.


Seizure electroencephalogram electrocardiogram classification 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Multidimensional Data Analysis and Knowledge Management Laboratory, Dept. of Computer Engineering and InformaticsUniversity of PatrasRion-PatrasGreece
  2. 2.Dept. of Clinical Neurophysiology and EpilepsiesGuy’s & St. Thomas’ and Evelina Hospital for Children, NHS Foundation TrustLondonUK

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