Research Interests

 

Targets

  • Epilepsy
  • Heart failures
  • Muscle synergies
  • Alzheimer Disease

Signals

  • Electroencephalogram (EEG)
  • Heart rate variability (HRV)
  • Respiration and breathing signals
  • Magnetocardiogram (MCG), heart current density maps
  • Electromyogram (EMG)
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging data (MRI)

Methods

  • uni-, bi- and multivariate analysis
  • time-frequency, time-scale (wavelet), time-magnitude transforms
  • adaptive decompositions
  • component analysis in adapted bases (Principal and Independent components, Wavelet components)
  • entropy analysis and chaos theory
  • representation and analysis in high-dimensional spaces
  • fuzzy logic
  • coupling, synchronization and symmetry analysis
  • Detrended Fluctuation Analysis

Applications

  • Brain activity monitoring and analysis, epilepsy diagnostics, epileptic patterns' localization, epileptic seizures prediction and control. Study of interactions between brain hemispheres, patterning of functional zones in brain
  • Heart rate variability analysis for evaluation of human functional state. Application of HRV analysis to epileptic seizures prediction, sleep quality analysis and for apnoea detection
  • Characterization of coupling, interaction and synchronization between brain and heart activity for sleep staging and sleep quality assessment, epileptic pattern prediction
  • Chaoticity and entropy of brain dynamics and heart rate with applications to diagnostics
  • Early stage diagnosis of Alzheimer Disease using neurovisualization image classification
  • Analysis of respiration parameters for life-threatening alarms detection and for Mechanical Lung Ventilation control
  • Accelerometer data analysis for identification of movements
  • Myocardium current density maps analysis for diagnostics of heart diseases
  • Extraction of vital parameters from video (heart rate, respiration)

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