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The evolution with time of the spatial distribution of the largest Lyapunov exponent on the human epileptic cortex

@inproceedings{Iasemidis1991TheEW,
  title={The evolution with time of the spatial distribution of the largest Lyapunov exponent on the human epileptic cortex},
  author={Leonidas D. Iasemidis and J. Chris Sackellares},
  year={1991}
}
The topic of this presentation is the investigation of the epileptic human brain as a nonlinear system that undergoes a phase transition (epileptic seizure). The estimated values of the largest Lyapunov exponent L over time indicated a more chaotic state postictally than ictally or preictally. The start of a seizure corresponds to a simultaneous drop in the values of L at the focal electrode sites. The observed slow cyclic variations in the temporal Lyapunov profiles imply attempts of the… 
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