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Early Prediction of Epilepsy Seizures System based on Artificial Immune BCI System

International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2017
Zaghloul Saad Zaghloul, Nelly Elsayed, Magdy Bayoumi

Zaghloul Saad Zaghloul, Nelly Elsayed and Magdy Bayoumi. Early Prediction of Epilepsy Seizures System based on Artificial Immune BCI System. International Journal of Computer Applications 169(9):35-43, July 2017. BibTeX

	author = {Zaghloul Saad Zaghloul and Nelly Elsayed and Magdy Bayoumi},
	title = {Early Prediction of Epilepsy Seizures System based on Artificial Immune BCI System},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	issue_date = {July 2017},
	volume = {169},
	number = {9},
	month = {Jul},
	year = {2017},
	issn = {0975-8887},
	pages = {35-43},
	numpages = {9},
	url = {},
	doi = {10.5120/ijca2017914881},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}


Controlling the surrounding world and predicting future events has always seemed like a dream, but that could become a reality using a Brain Computer/Machine Interface (BCI/BMI). Epilepsy is a group of neurological diseases characterized by epileptic seizures. It affects millions of people worldwide, with 80% of cases occurring in developing countries. This can result in accidents and sudden, unexpected death. Seizures can happen undetectably in newborns, comatose, or motor impaired patients, especially due to the fact that many medical personnel are not qualified for EEG signal analysis. Therefore, a portable automated detection and monitoring solution is in high demand. Thus, in this study a system of a wireless wearable adaptive for early prediction of epilepsy seizures is proposed, works via minimally invasive wireless technology paired with an external control device (e.g., a doctors’ smartphone), with a higher than standard accuracy (71%) and prediction time (14.56 sec). This novel architecture has not only opened new opportunities for daily usable BCI implementations, but they can also save a life by helping to prevent a seizure’s fatal consequences.


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Brian Computer Interface, BCI, AIS, EEG, Epilepsy Seizure, Detection, Prediction, VLSI.