The scalp distribution of the fractal dimension of the EEG and its variation with mental tasks

  title={The scalp distribution of the fractal dimension of the EEG and its variation with mental tasks},
  author={Werner Lutzenberger and Thomas Elbert and Niels Birbaumer and William J. Ray and Harald Thomas Schupp},
  journal={Brain Topography},
SummaryThe insights gained by the concept of deterministic chaos for the EEG is that this seemingly disordered process may be governed by relatively few simple laws which could be determined. One of the quantitative measures of a complex dynamical system is that of its dimension. The term ‘dimension’ refers to the ability of a space to contain a set of points. We estimated the correlational dimension of the EEG and compared the outcome to traditional Fourier analyses. In addition, we tested the… Expand

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