Small-world networks and epilepsy: Graph theoretical analysis of intracerebrally recorded mesial temporal lobe seizures

@article{Ponten2007SmallworldNA,
  title={Small-world networks and epilepsy: Graph theoretical analysis of intracerebrally recorded mesial temporal lobe seizures},
  author={S. C. Ponten and Fabrice Bartolomei and Cornelis J. Stam},
  journal={Clinical Neurophysiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={118},
  pages={918-927}
}
OBJECTIVE Neuronal networks with a so-called "small-world" topography (characterized by strong clustering in combination with short path lengths) are known to facilitate synchronization, and possibly seizure generation. We tested the hypothesis that real functional brain networks during seizures display small-world features, using intracerebral recordings of mesial temporal lobe seizures. METHODS We used synchronization likelihood (SL) to characterize synchronization patterns in intracerebral… Expand
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