[Eeglablist] Bad channel removal

Makoto Miyakoshi mmiyakoshi at ucsd.edu
Thu Mar 19 13:17:37 PDT 2015

Dear Mori,

I completely agree with you. Therefore I don't use it at all. Maybe you
want to use it as a second round (which I don't do anyways) after good
first cleaning.


On Tue, Mar 17, 2015 at 7:30 AM, mori larin <morilarin88 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Dear all,
> I have a question about bad channel removal in EEGLAB using kurtosis
> greater than 5.
> The threshold (5) is highly arbitrary. Also, kurtosis is sensitive to
> outliers and few bad values can easily allow this threshold to be crossed.
> So why the kurtosis has been used with specific threshold?
> Many thanks,
> Mori
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Makoto Miyakoshi
Swartz Center for Computational Neuroscience
Institute for Neural Computation, University of California San Diego
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