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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Kreuzer, Matthias; Jordan, Denis; Antkowiak, Bernd; Drexler, Berthold; Kochs, Eberhard F; Schneider, Gerhard 
Title:
Brain electrical activity obeys Benford's law. 
Abstract:
Monitoring and automated online analysis of brain electrical activity are frequently used for verifying brain diseases and for estimating anesthetic depth in subjects undergoing surgery. However, false diagnosis with potentially catastrophic consequences for patients such as intraoperative awareness may result from unnoticed irregularities in the process of signal analysis. Here we ask whether Benford's Law can be applied to detect accidental or intended modulation of neurophysiologic signals. T...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Anesth Analg 
Year:
2014 
Journal volume:
118 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
183-91 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0003-2999 
TUM Institution:
Klinik für Anästhesiologie