The Neurophysiological Biomarker Toolbox (NBT)

List of NBT Biomarkers

The following biomarkers have been implemented in NBT. This is only a list of the major biomarker objects, check each biomarker to see details.

FIXME this list needs to be updated and offer link to a more detailed description of the individual biomarkers!

Spectral biomarkers

  • Amplitudes in classical frequency bands (1-3 Hz, 3-7 Hz, 8-13 Hz, 16-36 Hz, 36-45 Hz)
  • Hjorth's activity, mobility and complexity
  • Barlow's frequency, amplitude and spectral purity index
  • Wackermann's global field strength SIGMA, the global frequency PHI and a measure of spatial complexity OMEGA
  • Spectral biomarkers based on the power spectrum (Peak frequency, Central frequency, individual alpha frequency etc.)
  • Time-domain parameters

Between Channels/ Cross frequency bands

Within Channels

Criticality biomarkers

  • DFA of amplitude envelope (Linkenkaer-Hansen et al., 2001)
  • Branching ratio
  • Kappa index of avalanche size and duration (Palva et al., PNAS 2013)
  • Phase-locking interval distribution
  • Mean and variance of synchronization (Yang et al., J Neurosci 2012)

Suggestions for biomarkers to implement

Please use our suggestion form to suggest biomarkers you would like to have implemented in NBT.

NBT developers, please see the list of suggested bugs > List of biomarker suggestions

tutorial/list_of_biomarkers.txt · Last modified: 2014/10/28 14:43 by Sonja Simpraga
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