Ontology of EEG Mapping – Preliminary Research

  • Teresa Podsiadly-Marczykowska
  • Hanna Goszczynska
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7339)


The paper presents the preliminary results of the project concerning the development of the system for objective semantic interpretations of the image features used in the description, analysis and processing of the EEG mapping. Formal representation of knowledge in the form of ontological model is necessary to standardize the terminology used to describe the EEG mapping. Those standardized descriptions can help to more efficiently exploit the information contained in the EEG maps and could also play an important educational role. The paper contains the basic notions concerning ontological models and review of selected ontologies of nervous system. Ontology presentation provides: applied building methodology, the details of the knowledge acquisition process, the ontology structure, finally examples of applying ontology class definitions to the descriptions and interpretation of real regions of EEG activity on the EEG maps.


neuroontology EEG mapping images descriptors 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Teresa Podsiadly-Marczykowska
    • 1
  • Hanna Goszczynska
    • 1
  1. 1.Nalecz Institute of Biocybernetics and Biomedical Engineering PASWarsawPoland

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