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EEG Patterns Analysis in the Process of Recovery from Interruptions

  • Izabela Rejer
  • Jarosław Jankowski
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 403)

Abstract

This paper reports the results of the experiment addressing the recovery from interruption phenomenon in terms of brain activity patterns. The aim of the experiment was to find out whether it is possible to find any significant differences in brain activity between subjects performing the task in the recovery period better or worse than the control group. The main outcome from the experiment was that the brain activity of the subjects who performed better than the control group did not change significantly during back to task period compared to interruption period. On the contrary, for subjects whose performance was worse than in the control group, the significant changes in signal power in some frequency bands were found.

Keywords

EEG pattern analysis Brain activity patterns Interruptions Recovery from interruption Human–computer interaction HCI 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Computer Science and Information TechnologyWest Pomeranian University of TechnologySzczecinPoland

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