EEG-Based Motion Sickness Estimation Using Principal Component Regression

  • Li-Wei Ko
  • Chun-Shu Wei
  • Shi-An Chen
  • Chin-Teng Lin
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7062)


Driver’s cognitive state monitoring system has been implicated as a causal factor for the safety driving issue, especially when the driver fell asleep or distracted in driving. However, the limitation in developing this system is lack of a major indicator which can be applied to a realistic application. In our past studies, we investigated the physiological changes in the transition of driver’s cognitive state by using EEG power spectrum analysis and found that the features in the occipital area were highly correlated with the driver’s driving performance. In this study, we construct an EEG-based self-constructed neural fuzzy system to estimate the driver’s cognitive state by using the EEG features from the occipital area. Experimental results show that the proposed system had the better performance than other neural networks. Moreover, the proposed system can not only be limited to apply to individual subjects but also sufficiently works in between subjects.


EEG neural networks fuzzy systems driving cognition machine learning 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Li-Wei Ko
    • 1
  • Chun-Shu Wei
    • 2
  • Shi-An Chen
    • 3
  • Chin-Teng Lin
    • 4
  1. 1.Brain Research CenterNational Chiao Tung University (NCTU)HsinchuTaiwan
  2. 2.Department of Electrical EngineeringNCTUHsinchuTaiwan
  3. 3.Department of Biological Science and TechnologyNCTUHsinchuTaiwan
  4. 4.Institute for Neural ComputationUniversity of California San DiegoSan DiegoUSA

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