ERP experiment in children with developmental coordination disorder as use case for extending EEG/ERP domain ontology
Roman Mouček (Department of Computer Science and Eng..), Pavel Mautner (Department of Computer Science and Engineering), Ladislav Čepička (Department of Physical Education and Sport Science), Irena Holečková (University Hospital in Pilsen)
Our experimental protocol included a total of 24 children between the ages of 6 to 7 participated on the project as tested subjects. All tested subjects were elicited by three sound stimuli. EEG/ERP activity was recorded using standard tin electrodes placed on a 10-20 EEG cap. The recorded data were further processed and analyzed. To correct deformation of the ERP waveform ICA was applied to averaged data.
Data and metadata were stored in the EEG/ERP Portal [4). The development of the Portal included definition of metadata and construction of ontology for EEG/ERP research. This ontology is currently expressed in several data models: entity relational model, object oriented model and semantic web model. The ontology was originally built using experience from a set of EEG/ERP experiments performed by our research group, expert knowledge from the University Hospital in Pilsen and detailed overview of scientific literature. Last but not least, the domain ontology was modified based on the experience with design of the experimental protocol described above and the forthcoming experiment modification.
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This work was supported by the Grant Agency of the Czech Republic under the grant P407/12/1525.