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Detection, Prediction and Control of Epileptic Seizures

Abstract From time immemorial, epilepsy has persisted to be one of the greatest impediments to human life for those stricken by it. As the fourth most common neurological disorder, epilepsy causes paroxysmal electrical discharges in the brain that manifest as seizures. Seizures have the effect of debilitating patients on a physical and psychological level. Although not lethal by themselves, they can bring about total disruption in consciousness which can, in hazardous conditions, lead to fatality. Roughly 1\% of the world population suffer from epilepsy and another 30 to 50 new cases per 100,000 increase the number of affected annually. Controlling seizures in epileptic patients has therefore become a great medical and, in recent years, engineering ... (more)
Created Date 2016
Contributor Shafique, Md Ashfaque Bin (Author) / Tsakalis, Konstantinos (Advisor) / Rodriguez, Armando (Committee member) / Muthuswamy, Jitendran (Committee member) / Spanias, Andreas (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Electrical engineering / Biomedical engineering / Control / Detection / Epilepsy / Seizure
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 129 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Electrical Engineering 2016
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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