Recurrence-Based Synchronization of Single Trials for EEG-Data Analysis

  • Matthias Ihrke
  • Hecke Schrobsdorff
  • J. Michael Herrmann
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5788)


We introduce a method based on nonlinear system analysis to synchronize single-trial event-related potentials (ERPs) prior to averaging in order to account for trial-to-trial variability in processing speed. Results from artificial and real ERP-data are presented and our algorithm is shown to outperform existing solutions. The presented algorithms are available for download.


Negative Priming Single Trial Dynamic Time Warping Distortion Function Recurrence Plot 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Matthias Ihrke
    • 1
    • 2
  • Hecke Schrobsdorff
    • 1
    • 2
  • J. Michael Herrmann
    • 1
    • 3
  1. 1.Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience GöttingenGermany
  2. 2.MPI for Dynamics and Self-OrganizationGöttingenGermany
  3. 3.Institute for Perception, Action and BehaviourUniversity of EdinburghEdinburghU.K.

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