Single channel wireless EEG: Proposed application in train drivers

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Journal Article
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Proceedings - 3rd International Conference on Broadband Communications, Informatics and Biomedical Applications, BroadCom 2008, 2008, pp. 58 - 63
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2008-12-01
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Electroencephalography (EEG) can be used as an indicator of fatigue. Several studies have shown that slow wave brain activities, delta (0-4 Hz) and theta (4- 8 Hz), increase as an individual becomes fatigued, while the fast brain activities, alpha (8-13 Hz) and beta (13-35 Hz), decrease. However, an EEG is a complex piece of equipment that is generally used in laboratory based studies. In order to develop a fatigue countermeasure device for train drivers using EEG, there is a need for a simple and wireless EEG monitor. This paper explains the development of a single channel wireless EEG device. © 2008 IEEE.
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