A Preliminary Cooperative Genetic Fuzzy Proposal for Epilepsy Identification Using Wearable Devices

  • E. A. de la Cal
  • J. R. Villar
  • P. M. Vergara
  • J. Sedano
  • A. Herrero
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 368)


The epilepsy is one of the neurological disorders that affects people of all socioeconomic groups and ages. An incorrect treatment or a lack in monitoring might produce cognitive damage and depression. In previous work we presented a preliminary method for learning a generalized model to identify epilepsy episodes using 3DACC wearable devices placed on the dominant wrist of the subject. The model was based on a Fuzzy Finite State Machines to detect the epilepsy episodes in 3DACC time series. The learning model applied was a classical Genetic Fuzzy Finite State Machine. The goal of the present work is to adapt the previous learning scheme to a Cooperative Coevolutionary Genetic Fuzzy Finite State Machine to improve the classification results. The obtained results show that a Cooperative proposal outperform moderately the results of the original proposal.


Cooperative coevolutionary genetic fuzzy finite state machine Time series classification Human activity recognition Epilepsy identification 



This research has been funded by the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation, under projects TIN2011-24302 and TIN2014-56967-R, Fundación Universidad de Oviedo project FUO-EM-340-13, Junta de Castilla y León projects BIO/BU09/14 and SACYL 2013 GRS/822/A/13.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. A. de la Cal
    • 1
  • J. R. Villar
    • 1
  • P. M. Vergara
    • 1
  • J. Sedano
    • 2
  • A. Herrero
    • 3
  1. 1.Computer Science DepartmentUniversity of OviedoOviedoSpain
  2. 2.Instituto Tecnológico de Castilla y LeónBurgosSpain
  3. 3.University of BurgosBurgosSpain

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