[Eeglablist] ICA and eye blink component
marco.buiatti at gmail.com
Wed Aug 6 01:35:48 PDT 2014
even though it's time consuming, my advice is:
- to find a way to reject very noisy segments of data BEFORE applying ICA
(for example using EEGLAB's rejection methods and tuning the threshold to
be as good as possible for all your subjects)
- to review ICA components marked as artefacted by ADJUST or any other
method you want to use before blindly accepting automatic classifications.
In my experience, the time spent in cleaning the data is paid back by much
clearer results in the analysis!
On 6 August 2014 09:22, bjj2909102003 <bjj2909102003 at 163.com> wrote:
> Thank you for replying.
> Actually, before I run ICA, I only filter the data by bandpass filter. It
> takes too much time to reject some non-stereotypical artifacts,
> especially when I got many subjects(~100) data.
> It is painful by visual inspection one by one. Your advice is good.
> Nonetheless, I believe ICA is robust in many situations.
> *From:* Marco Buiatti <marco.buiatti at gmail.com>
> *Date:* 2014-08-06 14:53
> *To:* bjj2909102003 <bjj2909102003 at 163.com>
> *CC:* eeglablist <eeglablist at sccn.ucsd.edu>
> *Subject:* Re: [Eeglablist] ICA and eye blink component
> Dear Booer,
> blinks are usually well identified by ICA. You may not easily identify
> blinks if:
> 1) your subject blinks really a few times -> not enough for being captured
> by ICA, you may just discard the few epochs containing the blinks;
> 2) when your subject blinks, s/he moves so much that the relative artifact
> spreads over most sensors, and ICA is not able to capture it in a few clear
> components -> Also in this case my advice is to discard the epochs
> containing the blinks;
> 3) you are computing the ICA on noisy data -> reject segments of your data
> containing non-stereotypical artifacts and compute the ICA again.
> ADJUST works well only if the ICA is computed on clean enough data.
> On blinks: Croft, R., & Barry, R. (2000). Removal of ocular artifact from
> the EEG: A review. Clinical Neurophysiology, 30, 5–19.
> On removing blinks with ICA: Jung, T.-P., et al. (2000). Removing
> electroencephalographic artifacts by blind source separation.
> Psychophysiology, 37, 163–178.
> On removing blinks with ADJUST: Mognon A, Bruzzone L, Jovicich J, Buiatti
> M, ADJUST: An Automatic EEG artifact Detector based on the Joint Use of
> Spatial and Temporal features. Psychophysiology 48 (2), 229-240 (2011).
> Hope this helps,
> On 5 August 2014 08:53, bjj2909102003 <bjj2909102003 at 163.com> wrote:
>> I want to use ICA to reject eye blink. But for some subjects it is easy
>> to find eye blink component, for others it is hard to find blink component
>> even I use the plugin-ADJUST. So does ICA extract eye blink component
>> without fail??
>> Thanks so much!
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Marco Buiatti, PhD
CEA/DSV/I2BM / NeuroSpin
INSERM U992 - Cognitive Neuroimaging Unit
Bât 145 - Point Courrier 156
Gif sur Yvette F-91191 FRANCE
E-mail: marco.buiatti at gmail.com
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