Problems Associated with Dimensional Analysis of Electroencephalogram Data

  • S. P. Layne
  • G. Mayer-Kress
  • J. Holzfuss
Part of the Springer Series in Synergetics book series (SSSYN, volume 32)


We begin with a basic introduction to the electroencephalogram and discuss some of the EEG’s clinical uses. Next we introduce a practical application of dimensional analysis to the EEG by asking the question: How does the “dimension” of the EEG change with general anesthesia? Finally we discuss major problems associated with dimensional analysis of the EEG.


Phase Portrait Dimensional Analysis Alpha Rhythm Local Slope Dimension Curve 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. P. Layne
    • 1
  • G. Mayer-Kress
    • 1
  • J. Holzfuss
    • 1
  1. 1.Center for Nonlinear StudiesLos Alamos National LaboratoryLos AlamosUSA

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