A measure of self-organization in neural activity

  • O. A. Rosso
  • M. T. Martin
  • A. Plastino
Conference paper
Part of the Nonlinear Phenomena and Complex Systems book series (NOPH, volume 9)


We show, using appropriate information tools and EEG data, that an epileptic-focus triggers a self-organized brain state characterized by both order and maximal complexity.


Epileptic Seizure Wavelet Coefficient Seizure Onset Spectral Entropy Maximal Complexity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • O. A. Rosso
    • 1
  • M. T. Martin
    • 2
  • A. Plastino
    • 2
  1. 1.Instituto de Cálculo, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos AiresPabellón II, Ciudad Universitaria(1428) Buenos AiresArgentina
  2. 2.Instituto de FísicaUniversidad Nacional de La Plata and Argentina’s National Research Council (CONICET)La PlataArgentina

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