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Novel Effective Connectivity Network Inference for MCI Identification

  • Yang Li
  • Hao YangEmail author
  • Ke Li
  • Pew-Thian Yap
  • Minjeong Kim
  • Chong-Yaw Wee
  • Dinggang Shen
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10541)

Abstract

Inferring effective brain connectivity network is a challenging task owing to perplexing noise effects, the curse of dimensionality, and inter-subject variability. However, most existing network inference methods are based on correlation analysis and consider the datum points individually, revealing limited information of the neuron interactions and ignoring the relations amongst the derivatives of the data. Hence, we proposed a novel ultra group-constrained sparse linear regression model for effective connectivity inference. This model utilizes not only the discrepancy between observed signals and the model prediction, but also the discrepancy between the associated weak derivatives of the observed and the model signals for a more accurate effective connectivity inference. What’s more, a group constraint is applied to minimize the inter-subject variability and the proposed modeling was validated on a mild cognitive impairment dataset with superior results achieved.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yang Li
    • 1
  • Hao Yang
    • 1
    Email author
  • Ke Li
    • 2
  • Pew-Thian Yap
    • 3
  • Minjeong Kim
    • 3
  • Chong-Yaw Wee
    • 4
  • Dinggang Shen
    • 3
  1. 1.School of Automation Sciences and Electrical EngineeringBeihang UniversityBeijingChina
  2. 2.School of Aeronautic Science and EngineeringBeihang UniversityBeijingChina
  3. 3.Department of Radiology and BRICUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel HillChapel HillUSA
  4. 4.Department of Biomedical EngineeringNational University of SingaporeSingaporeSingapore

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