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Title: Method and apparatus for extraction of low-frequency artifacts from brain waves for alertness detection

Methods and apparatus automatically detect alertness in humans by monitoring and analyzing brain wave signals. Steps include: acquiring the brain wave (EEG or MEG) data from the subject, digitizing the data, separating artifact data from raw data, and comparing trends in f-data to alertness indicators, providing notification of inadequate alertness. 4 figs.
Authors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
504946
Report Number(s):
US 5,626,145/A/
PAN: US patent application 8-619,031
DOE Contract Number:
AC05-84OR21400
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 6 May 1997
Research Org:
Lockheed Martin Energy Syst Inc
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
55 BIOLOGY AND MEDICINE, BASIC STUDIES; DIAGNOSTIC TECHNIQUES; NERVOUS SYSTEM DISEASES; MEDICAL EXAMINATIONS; MAN; MEASURING INSTRUMENTS; BRAIN; DESIGN; DATA COVARIANCES