Statistical Analysis of the Human EEG during RF Exposure from Mobile Phones: An Alternative Method to Analysis of the EEG in Frequency Bands

Howard D’Costa, Irena Cosic

Abstract

This paper aims to describe a novel statistical approach to analysing the effects of radiofrequency (RF) exposures from mobile phones on the human EEG. In addition, the paper describes two limitations that may be encountered when using statistical methods to analyse the EEG in its frequency bands. The proposed method of analysis which is based on measures of central tendency introduces an approach whereby the recorded body of EEG data collected during trials can be effectively interpreted for spectral analysis at a higher resolution across the EEG spectrum. It is believed that the proposed statistical approach may be also useful in other studies investigating the effects of alternate forms of involuntary stimulus on the human EEG, such as electrical stimulus, light, and sound.

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D’Costa H. and Cosic I. (2005). Statistical Analysis of the Human EEG during RF Exposure from Mobile Phones: An Alternative Method to Analysis of the EEG in Frequency Bands . In Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Biosignal Processing and Classification - Volume 1: BPC, (ICINCO 2005) ISBN 972-8865-35-X, pages 167-174. DOI: 10.5220/0001197301670174


in Bibtex Style

@conference{bpc05,
author={Howard D’Costa and Irena Cosic},
title={Statistical Analysis of the Human EEG during RF Exposure from Mobile Phones: An Alternative Method to Analysis of the EEG in Frequency Bands},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Biosignal Processing and Classification - Volume 1: BPC, (ICINCO 2005)},
year={2005},
pages={167-174},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001197301670174},
isbn={972-8865-35-X},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Biosignal Processing and Classification - Volume 1: BPC, (ICINCO 2005)
TI - Statistical Analysis of the Human EEG during RF Exposure from Mobile Phones: An Alternative Method to Analysis of the EEG in Frequency Bands
SN - 972-8865-35-X
AU - D’Costa H.
AU - Cosic I.
PY - 2005
SP - 167
EP - 174
DO - 10.5220/0001197301670174