The Causal Inference of Cortical Neural Networks during Music Improvisations

@article{Wan2014TheCI,
  title={The Causal Inference of Cortical Neural Networks during Music Improvisations},
  author={Xiaogeng Wan and Bj{\"o}rn Cr{\"u}ts and Henrik Jeldtoft Jensen},
  journal={PLoS ONE},
  year={2014},
  volume={9}
}
We present an EEG study of two music improvisation experiments. Professional musicians with high level of improvisation skills were asked to perform music either according to notes (composed music) or in improvisation. Each piece of music was performed in two different modes: strict mode and “let-go” mode. Synchronized EEG data was measured from both musicians and listeners. We used one of the most reliable causality measures: conditional Mutual Information from Mixed Embedding (MIME), to… 

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