The Statistical Analysis of Brain Images

  • Pedro A. Valdés-Sosa
  • Rolando Biscay Lirio

Abstract

Mental processes are the result of the spatially and temporally distributed activity of neural masses. Advances in neurosciences in recent years have generated new, formalized theories about the dynamics of these neural ensembles (Lopes da Silva et al., 1987, Chapters 2, 3, and 6) and also new techniques for obtaining either static anatomical images (CT, MRI) of the structural constraints in which they are embedded or time-varying functional images (PET, EEG, MEG) of their activity.

Keywords

Depression Manifold Covariance Dementia Schizophrenia 

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  • Pedro A. Valdés-Sosa
  • Rolando Biscay Lirio

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