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Second Ragnar Granit Symposium:

EEG AND MEG SIGNAL ANALYSIS
AND INTERPRETATION

22.-23.11.1993

Tampere University of Technology
Tampere, Finland

Program will cover a large area of topics in EEG and MEG from source identification to burst suppression analysis by top international specialists. Invited foreign speakers of the seminar are: Prof. F.H. Lopes da Silva, Prof. Michael Scherg, and Prof. Samuel Williamson.

For further information and registration, please contact

Jari Hyttinen, secretary of the society
Finnish Society for Medical Physics and
Medical Engineering
PO Box 22
FI-33721 Tampere, Finland
phone +358-3-3115 2118
fax +358-3-3116 2162
Email jari.hyttinen@tut.fi
Soile Lönnqvist
Ragnar Granit Institute
Tampere University of Technology
PO Box 692
FI-33101 Tampere, Finland
phone +358-3-3115 2524
fax +358-3-3115 2162
Email soile.lonnqvist@tut.fi

Symposium on hyväksytty teoreettiseksi kurssimuotoiseksi koulutukseksi kliinisen neurofysiologian (6h), neurologian (6h) ja neurokirurgian (5h) erikoislääkärikoulutukseen, sekä sairaalafyysikkojen reoreettiseksi kurssimuotoiseksi erikoiskoulutukseksi (8h).


PROGRAM

Monday 22.11.1993
 
Opening of the
symposium
10.00 - 10.15Rector Timo Lepistö, Tampere University of Technology

Sources of the
EEG signals
Chairman:
Prof. Jaakko
Malmivuo
10.15 - 11.15Prof. F.H. Lopes da Silva, University of Amsterdam:
EEG as a reflection of brain functions; sources and analysis
11.15 - 12.15Prof. Michael Scherg, Heidelberg University:
From EEG source localization to source imaging

Lunch12.15 - 13.00 

Sources of the
EEG and MEG
signals
Chairman:
Prof. FH.
Lopes da Silva
13.00 - 13.30Dr.Tech. Matti Hämäläinen, Helsinki Univ. of Tech:
Source analysis of the brain's electromagnetic signals
13.30 - 14.00Docent Mikko Sams, Helsinki Univ. of Tech:
Higher brain functions reflected in MEG
14.00 - 14.30Dr.Tech. Riitta Salmelin, Helsinki Univ. of Tech:
Reactivity of the spontaneous MEG activity
14.30 - 15.00M.Sc. Veikko Suihko and Prof. Jaakko Malmivuo,
Ragnar Granit Institute:

Sensitivity distributions of MEG and EEG measurements

Coffee15.00 - 15.30 

Signal analysis
Chairman:
Prof. Michael
Scherg
15.30 - 16.00Ph.D. Simon Walker, Ragnar Granit Institute:
The integration of EEG, MEG, and magnetic resonance images
16.00 - 16.30Lic.Tech. Pekka Loula, Technical Research Center of Finland:
Applying an average mutual information based multivariate autoregressive model to describe correlated noise sources of EEG in anesthesia
16.30 - 17.00M.Sc. Tapio Grönfors, University of Kuopio:
ABR signal as a digital signal

Evening
gathering
18.00 - Discussion on future trends in functional analysis of human brain research
Introduced by Prof. FH. Lopes da Silva.
Commented by Prof. Michael Scherg,
Prof. Samuel Williamson, and Prof. Riitta Hari.
 
Tuesday 23.11.1993
 
Signal
interpretation
 9.00 - 10.00Prof. Samuel Williamson, New York University/
Helsinki University of Technology:

Dynamical feature of human sensory response

Coffee10.00 - 10.15 

Signal
interpretation
Chairman:
Prof. Samuel
Williamson
10.15 - 10.45Ph.D. Kalervo Suominen, Oulu University Hospital:
Event related desynchronous registration
10.45 - 11.15Docent Ville Jäntti, Tampere university Hospital:
Patterns and topology of burst suppression
11.15 - 11.45MD Hannu Mikola, Turku University Hospital:
EEG and ERP dynamics in slight vigilance variations
11.45 - 12.15Ph.D. Joel Hasan, Tampere university Hospital:
Electrophysiological changes in reduced vigilance

 12.15Closing of the seminar

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