[Eeglablist] ICA, re-referencing, interpolation

Ahmad, Jumana jumana.ahmad at kcl.ac.uk
Fri Jan 13 01:22:18 PST 2017


Hi Makoto,
I think your code does, but I am following a mix of your pipeline when appropriate but also reordering this it to keep in line with what my colleagues in the same project are doing, and they interpolate after. So I am trying to follow those steps. I am hoping that if I delete the ICA information and then interpolate and rereference the raw data,that this should be fine? I will check carefully but when I view the raw data after rereferencing, the blinks are still removed.
Best wishes,
Jumana
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Jumana Ahmad
Post-Doctoral Research Worker in Cognitive Neuroscience
EU-AIMS Longitudinal European Autism Project (LEAP) & SynaG Study
Room M1.26.Department of Forensic and Neurodevelopmental Sciences (PO 23) | Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience | King’s College London | 16 De Crespigny Park | London SE5 8AF

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From: Makoto Miyakoshi <mmiyakoshi at ucsd.edu>
Sent: 13 January 2017 10:02:59
To: Ahmad, Jumana
Cc: eeglablist at sccn.ucsd.edu
Subject: Re: [Eeglablist] ICA, re-referencing, interpolation

Dear Jumana,

> I am trying to replicate a pipeline very precisely and this pipeline interpolates after ICA.

Oops, is that true? But when I checked the latest description now, I found that they do NOT change channels after AMICA. Press 'refresh' button to update the page if you haven't done so.

> If possible I would like to interpolate after, as I only need to work with the channel data after the ICA.

If that's the goal, then I think it's fine. But test it carefully before you press the final button! If you are not confident, I recommend you use dead copy of my code and use the channel information in the end (assuming that my latest code does NOT interpolate channels after ICA).

Makoto



On Thu, Jan 12, 2017 at 11:31 PM, Ahmad, Jumana <jumana.ahmad at kcl.ac.uk<mailto:jumana.ahmad at kcl.ac.uk>> wrote:

Hi Makoto,
I am trying to replicate a pipeline very precisely and this pipeline interpolates after ICA. I only wanted to remove the artefacts from the data and then convert back to channel data. If I delete the eye blink components and then convert back to raw data, -and then delete all ICA info, such as the weights and activations etc, is it then safe for me to interpolate using the channel data (which now has blinks removed)?

If I really have to avoid the situation, then how do you get around rank issues of interpolating before? I know you delete channels but how do you know how many to delete in relation to the number of channels interpolated. If possible I would like to interpolate after, as I only need to work with the channel data after the ICA.

Thank you again for your advice! Very much appreciated.
Jumana
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Jumana Ahmad
Post-Doctoral Research Worker in Cognitive Neuroscience
EU-AIMS Longitudinal European Autism Project (LEAP) & SynaG Study
Room M1.26.Department of Forensic and Neurodevelopmental Sciences (PO 23) | Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience | King’s College London | 16 De Crespigny Park | London SE5 8AF

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From: Makoto Miyakoshi <mmiyakoshi at ucsd.edu<mailto:mmiyakoshi at ucsd.edu>>
Sent: 13 January 2017 08:05:04
To: Ahmad, Jumana
Cc: eeglablist at sccn.ucsd.edu<mailto:eeglablist at sccn.ucsd.edu>
Subject: Re: [Eeglablist] ICA, re-referencing, interpolation

Dear Jumana,

I encountered that kind of situation many times, which is why I thought it would be a nice idea to show the exact steps in the wiki page. Now you see my point!

Editing channels after ICA is DANGEROUS. There are even some phenomena that confused me to death which I still don't understand (and do not remember well any more). Some of EEGLAB's check function can detect the change of channel number difference and inconsistency with EEG.ica-items, but not all the operations are not supported, particualy any behavior outside GUI (but the worst mysterious case I experienced was replicated even using GUI, so I guess it was like I was performing bug finding in EEGLAB, as if several test players plays an alpha version of a computer game trying to do the weirdest things to find bugs.)

So, my advice is that DO NOT EDIT CHANNELS AFTER ICA. Once the mixing matrix is confused and how it happened, you are done. Just stay away from that situation.

I appreciate though you have been doing exploration! I'm glad to see that at least other guys than I experience the same issues.

>From Lufthansa455 to Frankfurt,

Makoto



On Wed, Jan 4, 2017 at 9:06 AM, Ahmad, Jumana <jumana.ahmad at kcl.ac.uk<mailto:jumana.ahmad at kcl.ac.uk>> wrote:
Dear EEGLab,

I do not include noisy channels in ICA which I only do to remove eye related components, and specifically want to interpolate then after ICA for rank reasons. I have now done this to over 100 datasets.
However, once I interpolate and then re-reference my data to the average, I get the error: Error: some channels not used for ICA decomposition are used for rereferencing
       the ICA decomposition has been removed

However, I purposefully wanted to interpolate these after ICA, and then use them for the average.
Is my eye-blink removal via ICA now affected and undone?
I would appreciate any advice.
Best wishes,
Jumana

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Jumana Ahmad
Post-Doctoral Research Worker in Cognitive Neuroscience
EU-AIMS Longitudinal European Autism Project (LEAP) & SynaG Study
Room M1.09. Department of Forensic and Neurodevelopmental Sciences (PO 23) | Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience | King’s College London | 16 De Crespigny Park | London SE5 8AF

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Makoto Miyakoshi
Swartz Center for Computational Neuroscience
Institute for Neural Computation, University of California San Diego



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Makoto Miyakoshi
Swartz Center for Computational Neuroscience
Institute for Neural Computation, University of California San Diego
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