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Sharp Filters To Extract Absence Seizures EEG Signals

Niyan Marchon1 , Gourish Naik2

Section:Research Paper, Product Type: Journal Paper
Volume-06 , Issue-10 , Page no. 37-41, Nov-2018


Online published on Nov 30, 2018

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IEEE Style Citation: Niyan Marchon, Gourish Naik, “Sharp Filters To Extract Absence Seizures EEG Signals”, International Journal of Computer Sciences and Engineering, Vol.06, Issue.10, pp.37-41, 2018.

MLA Style Citation: Niyan Marchon, Gourish Naik "Sharp Filters To Extract Absence Seizures EEG Signals." International Journal of Computer Sciences and Engineering 06.10 (2018): 37-41.

APA Style Citation: Niyan Marchon, Gourish Naik, (2018). Sharp Filters To Extract Absence Seizures EEG Signals. International Journal of Computer Sciences and Engineering, 06(10), 37-41.



Reliable and accurate analysis of the electroencephalogram (EEG) waveforms can be very important to the current medical research and clinical fraternity to analyze the EEG signals and accordingly treat the subjects for any neurological abnormalities such as seizures etc. This paper introduces the types of EEG and pin points the absence seizure (or petit mal seizures) among children. The paper analyses the use of a novel method of using a sharp finite impulse response (FIR) filter that can extract time domain EEG signals of patients who are inflicted with absence seizures. The sharp FIR filter comfortably extracts the noise free delta EEG frequency of 3.04Hz for a cutoff of 3Hz. The filter displays flat passband and stopband attenuation, and also possesses a linear phase response. A transition width of 1 Hz is achieved using our sharp filter

Key-Words / Index Term

Electroencephalogram, absence seizure, petit mal seizure, linear phase, FIR filters


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