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Proceedings of 1994 28th Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers (1994)
Pacific Grove, CA, USA
Oct. 31, 1994 to Nov. 2, 1994
ISSN: 1058-6393
ISBN: 0-8186-6405-3
pp: 796-800
B.M. Radich , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis, MN, USA
K.M. Buckley , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis, MN, USA
ABSTRACT
A Bayesian framework is utilized to derive a new EEG dipole localization method. Dipole orientation/amplitude parameters are integrated out of the full observation probability density function, yielding a proper marginal. The derived cost function essentially reduces to the condensed conditional maximum likelihood for a large number of electrodes, relative to the number of sources. In addition, the reduction of nuisance parameters by marginalization leads naturally to a model selection/source number detection scheme based on the concept of Bayesian evidence. Simulation results are included to show the superior estimation characteristics of the proposed method over maximum likelihood in low SNR, small spatial/temporal sample situations, and to provide a preliminary comparison of the proposed detection technique to AIC and MDL.<>
INDEX TERMS
electroencephalography, biomedical equipment, maximum likelihood estimation, Bayes methods, signal detection, array signal processing, probability, medical signal processing
CITATION

B. Radich and K. Buckley, "A Bayesian marginalization approach for improved EEG dipole localization," Proceedings of 1994 28th Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers(ACSSC), Pacific Grove, CA, USA, 1995, pp. 796-800.
doi:10.1109/ACSSC.1994.471571
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