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Brain Topographic Mapping of Emotions using Computational Cerebellum

Yaacob, Hamwira Sakti and Kamaruddin, Norhaslinda and Abdul Rahman, Abdul Wahab (2013) Brain Topographic Mapping of Emotions using Computational Cerebellum. In: The Tenth International Conference on Electronics Computer and Computation (ICECCO 2013), 7-9 November 2013, Turgut Özal University, Ankara, Turkey.

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Abstract

The advancement of neuroimaging technologies actuated many researches to further understand the neurophysiology of the cognitive events, including emotional elicitations. Several neuroimaging techniques including Electroencephalography (EEG) have been employed to capture and visualize the underlying dynamics of emotional neurophysiology. However, the existing EEG techniques are complex and require specific assumptions. Hence, in this project, a self-organized topographic brain mapping model is proposed to automate the process of the dynamic visualization of brain activation during a specific emotional experiences. Such approach employs Cerebellar Model Articulation Controller (CMAC) machine learning algorithm to interpolate and visualize the distribution of activated region during cognitive activities as captured at the scalp. Experimental results show that CMAC can be an alternative approach to construct topographic brain maps for EEG inputs. It is envisaged the proposed approach will be used in the near future to provide explicit interpretations of emotional dynamic that can be used by medical practitioners, psychologists and general users.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)
Additional Information: 4870/32137 Published 978-1-4799-3343-3/13/$31.00 ©2013 IEEE
Uncontrolled Keywords: Electroencephalography, topographic mapping, emotion, Cerebellar Model Articulation Controller CMAC
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK7800 Electronics. Computer engineering. Computer hardware. Photoelectronic devices
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Information and Communication Technology > Department of Computer Science
Kulliyyah of Information and Communication Technology > Department of Computer Science
Depositing User: Dr Hamwira Yaacob
Date Deposited: 25 Mar 2014 16:30
Last Modified: 12 May 2016 08:24
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/32137

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