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1. Following PCA decomposition of the TF maps, the resulting PCs are depicted in Fig. 1 (second row), where we observe that the information content cannot be efficiently unmixed; the PCs form a mixture of the different sources in the TF surface. In the sequel, we apply ICA decomposition on the dataset. The independent components can separate the EEG-like noise, but the other components are mixture of the initial sources. By removing the noise-like component and backprojecting the remaining components to the channels, we obtain a filtered dataset, whose TF maps are depicted in the third row of Fig.
1 Experiments on Simulation Data The simulated dataset is used in order to demonstrate the effects of spatial mixing and the need for ICA preprocessing. Toward this direction, we created a dataset consisting of five sources, each sampled at 1,024 Hz, which are mixed to only four channels using a 5×5 mixing matrix. The mixing weights for each channel were calculated as to reflect sources arriving from different origins (different topographies). The first four sources simulate signal peaks at different time locations and at 2, 5, 8 and 12 HZ, respectively, whereas the fifth source simulates noise with ongoing EEG power spectrum.
Mapping the weights of W −1 on the electrodes provides a scalp topography of the projection of each component. This presumes that the source locations are spatially fixed and the independent components reveal the time-course activation of each source. In the examples section, we utilize the scalp topography of each component in order to infer the brain area of its origin. Another fundamental assumption in ICA decomposition is that the number of sources is the same as the number of electrodes, which is questionable given the wealth of information en-coded into the EEG signal.