A. M. Albano

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Correlations between ten-channel EEGs obtained from thirteen healthy adult participants were investigated. Signals were obtained in two behavioral states: eyes open no task and eyes closed no task. Four time domain measures were compared: Pearson product moment correlation, Spearman rank order correlation, Kendall rank order correlation and mutual(More)
In addition to providing important theoretical insights into chaotic deterministic systems, dynamical systems theory has provided techniques for analyzing experimental data. These methods have been applied to a variety of physical and chemical systems. More recently, biological applications have become important. In this paper, we report applications of one(More)
Measuring neuronal activity with electrophysiological methods may be useful in detecting neurological dysfunctions, such as mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI). This approach may be particularly valuable for rapid detection in at-risk populations including military service members and athletes. Electrophysiological methods, such as quantitative(More)
UNLABELLED Please cite this paper as: Tigno, Hansen, Nawang, Shamekh, and Albano (2011). Vasomotion Becomes Less Random as Diabetes Progresses in Monkeys. Microcirculation 18(6), 429-439. ABSTRACT OBJECTIVE   Changes in vasomotion may precede other global indices of autonomic dysfunction that track the onset and progression of diabetes. Recently, we(More)
It is shown that inappropriately constructed random phase surrogates can give false-positive rejections of the surrogate null hypothesis. Specifically, the procedure erroneously indicated the presence of deterministic, nonlinear structure in a time series that was constructed by linearly filtering normally distributed random numbers. It is shown that the(More)
Higher-order projection interneurons that function in more than one behavior have been identified in a number of preparations. In this study, we document that stimulation of cell Tr1, a previously identified trigger interneuron for swimming in the medicinal leech, can also elicit the motor program for crawling in isolated nerve cords. We also show that(More)
Psychophysiological investigations of traumatic brain injury (TBI) are being conducted for several reasons, including the objective of learning more about the underlying physiological mechanisms of the pathological processes that can be initiated by a head injury. Additional goals include the development of objective physiologically based measures that can(More)
—sequences of measurements of one or more variables pertaining to the same system. The tools include timeresolved statistics and spectra; autocorrelations, mutual information and transfer entropy; complexity, predictability and hypothesis testing. We illustrate the use of these tools by analyzing extracellular recordings from the leech, vasomotion data from(More)