Classification of pallidal oscillations with increasing parkinsonian severity.

  title={Classification of pallidal oscillations with increasing parkinsonian severity.},
  author={Allison T. Connolly and Alicia Jensen and Kenneth B. Baker and Jerrold L. Vitek and Matthew D. Johnson},
  journal={Journal of neurophysiology},
  volume={114 1},
The firing patterns of neurons in the basal ganglia are known to become more oscillatory and synchronized from healthy to parkinsonian conditions. Similar changes have been observed with local field potentials (LFPs). In this study, we used an unbiased machine learning approach to investigate the utility of pallidal LFPs for discriminating the stages of a progressive parkinsonian model. A feature selection algorithm was used to identify subsets of LFP features that provided the most… 

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