Many qualitative and quantitative metrics have been developed to analyze the output of limited-channel EEG recordings in neonates. A significant roadblock in the widespread dissemination of these techniques is the device-specific, “black-box” nature of the analytic algorithms, preventing comparison between studies and the obsolescence of old recordings as software is abandoned. We have developed Neonatal EEG Analysis Toolbox (NEAT) as an open-source software platform to overcome these challenges. NEAT runs within MATLAB and is designed to work with any single-channel EEG input, regardless of source or sampling rate. The second release adds support for GNU Octave.
Released: July 16, 2020
- Added GNU Octave variation of aEEG and SEF tools
- Changed bandpass filter in SEF algorithm from Butterworth to FIR design for better GNU Octave compatibility
Released: June 21, 2017
- Includes two command-line MATLAB functions to generate aEEG signal and calculate spectral edge frequency
- Includes experimental GUI, allowing for linked navigation of raw/aEEG signals
- Includes brm_convert, a GUI for conversion of BRM files captured using the BrainZ BRM monitor to *.MAT files
- The core algorithms and clinical validation was presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA – Moscone West Conference Center, May 8, 2017, 4:15p-7:30p. Session 3849.2, Board 514
- Preprint available on arXiv. Available at this link.
- Peer-review manuscript forthcoming, details will be posted once available.
- MATLAB r2016a or later and Signal Processing toolbox
- GNU Octave v4.4.1 and ‘signal’ package
Please visit our code and sample files hosted on Mendeley Data.
Neonatal EEG Analysis Toolbox (NEAT) for the MATLAB Scientific Programming Language
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