Sleep Physiological Dynamics Simulation with Fuzzy Set

  • Yu-Wen Chen
  • Hsing Mei
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7670)


Neuroscientists have investigated into the functional-structural mechanisms of sleep for a long time. However, the sleep physiology is so complex that the relations to brain structure are still mostly unknown. In this paper, we integrate the brain sleep switch model with fuzzy methodology, more specifically, combining the the mutual inhibition system of the sleep switch with a rule-based fuzzy reasoning system. Based on the extension of sleep switch, a model for sleep physiological dynamics is proposed. In addition, we implement the sleep mechanisms and integrate them into an object-oriented brain simulator. With the brain simulator, we can demonstrate sleep dynamics of the brain network with 3D-rendering system is demonstrated. The sleep physiological dynamics in brain become more intuitive and easier to realize.


sleep physiology fuzzy methodology brain simulation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yu-Wen Chen
    • 1
  • Hsing Mei
    • 1
  1. 1.Web Computing Lab., Department of Computer Science and Information EngineeringFu Jen Catholic UniversityTaiwan

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