Epileptic Seizure Detection using Bipolar Singular Value Decomposition

Mojtaba Bandarabadi, Jalil Rasekhi, Cesar A. Teixeira, António Dourado


We propose a robust method for automated detection of epileptic seizures using intracranial electroencephalogram (iEEG) recordings with two electrodes. The state-of-the-art seizure detection methods suffer from high number of false detections, even when designed to be patient-specific. The solution reported here aims to achieve very low false detection rate, while providing a high sensitivity. Two adjacent iEEG recordings are subtracted from each other to make the bipolar iEEG signal. The values achieved from singular value decomposition (SVD) of the bipolar iEEG signal are used as measure. A threshold is subsequently applied on the measure. Results indicate robustness of the proposed measure for seizure detection. The method is applied on 5 invasive recordings containing 54 seizures in 780 hours of multichannel iEEG recordings. On average, the results revealed 85.2% sensitivity and a very low false detection rate of 0.02 per hour in long-term continuous iEEG recordings.


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Paper Citation

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Bandarabadi M., Rasekhi J., A. Teixeira C. and Dourado A. (2015). Epileptic Seizure Detection using Bipolar Singular Value Decomposition . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Bio-inspired Systems and Signal Processing - Volume 1: BIOSIGNALS, (BIOSTEC 2015) ISBN 978-989-758-069-7, pages 178-183. DOI: 10.5220/0005193401780183

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author={Mojtaba Bandarabadi and Jalil Rasekhi and Cesar A. Teixeira and António Dourado},
title={Epileptic Seizure Detection using Bipolar Singular Value Decomposition},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Bio-inspired Systems and Signal Processing - Volume 1: BIOSIGNALS, (BIOSTEC 2015)},

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JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Bio-inspired Systems and Signal Processing - Volume 1: BIOSIGNALS, (BIOSTEC 2015)
TI - Epileptic Seizure Detection using Bipolar Singular Value Decomposition
SN - 978-989-758-069-7
AU - Bandarabadi M.
AU - Rasekhi J.
AU - A. Teixeira C.
AU - Dourado A.
PY - 2015
SP - 178
EP - 183
DO - 10.5220/0005193401780183