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Alertness States Classification By SOM and LVQ Neural Networks


Several studies have been carried out, using various techniques, including neural networks, to discriminate vigilance states in humans from electroencephalographic (EEG) signals, but we are still far from results satisfactorily useable results. The work presented in this paper aims at improving this status with regards to 2 aspects. Firstly, we introduce an original procedure made of the association of two neural networks, a self organizing map (SOM) and a learning vector quantization (LVQ), that allows to automatically detect artefacted states and to separate the different levels of vigilance which is a major breakthrough in the field of vigilance. Lastly and more importantly, our study has been oriented toward real-worked situation and the resulting model can be easily implemented as a wearable device. It benefits from restricted computational and memory requirements and data access is very limited in time. Furthermore, some ongoing works demonstrate that this work should shortly results in the design and conception of a non invasive electronic wearable device
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inria-00000662 , version 1 (14-11-2005)


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Khaled Ben Khalifa, Mohamed Hédi Bedoui, Mohamed Dogui, Frédéric Alexandre. Alertness States Classification By SOM and LVQ Neural Networks. International Journal of Information Technology, 2004, 1 (4), pp.228-231. ⟨inria-00000662⟩
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