M Ursino

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Affiliation: University of Bologna
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi Theoretical analysis of rest and exercise hemodynamics in patients with total cavopulmonary connection
    Elisa Magosso
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science and Systems, University of Bologna, 40136 Bologna, Italy
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 282:H1018-34. 2002
  2. ncbi A neural mass model for the simulation of cortical activity estimated from high resolution EEG during cognitive or motor tasks
    Melissa Zavaglia
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science, and Systems, University of Bologna, viale Venezia 52, I 47026 Cesena, Italy
    J Neurosci Methods 157:317-29. 2006
  3. ncbi Comparison of different cortical connectivity estimators for high-resolution EEG recordings
    Laura Astolfi
    Dipartimento Informatica e Sistemistica, Universita La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Hum Brain Mapp 28:143-57. 2007
  4. ncbi Use of a neural mass model for the analysis of effective connectivity among cortical regions based on high resolution EEG recordings
    Mauro Ursino
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science and Systems, University of Bologna, Viale Risorgimento 2, 40136 Bologna, Cesena, Italy
    Biol Cybern 96:351-65. 2007
  5. ncbi Short-term autonomic control of the cardio-respiratory system: a summary with the help of a comprehensive mathematical model
    M Ursino
    Dept of Electronics, Computer Science and Systems, University of Bologna, Cesena, Italy
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 1:354-8. 2006
  6. ncbi Role of short-term cardiovascular regulation in heart period variability: a modeling study
    Mauro Ursino
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science, and Systems, University of Bologna, I40136, Bologna, Italy
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 284:H1479-93. 2003
  7. ncbi Binding and segmentation of multiple objects through neural oscillators inhibited by contour information
    Mauro Ursino
    Dipartimento di Elettronica, Informatica e Sistemistica, University of Bologna, Viale Risorgimento 2, I 40136 Italy
    Biol Cybern 89:56-70. 2003
  8. ncbi Quantitative assessment of cerebral autoregulation from transcranial Doppler pulsatility: a computer simulation study
    M Ursino
    Dipartmento di Elettronica, Informatica e Sistemistica, University of Bologna, Viale Risorgimento 2, Bologna I40136, Italy
    Med Eng Phys 25:655-66. 2003
  9. ncbi Short-term autonomic control of cardiovascular function: a mini-review with the help of mathematical models
    Mauro Ursino
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science and Systems, University of Bologna, Cesena, Italy
    J Integr Neurosci 2:219-47. 2003
  10. ncbi Comparison of different models of orientation selectivity based on distinct intracortical inhibition rules
    Mauro Ursino
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science, and Systems, University of Bologna, Cesena I40136, Italy
    Vision Res 44:1641-58. 2004

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  1. ncbi Theoretical analysis of rest and exercise hemodynamics in patients with total cavopulmonary connection
    Elisa Magosso
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science and Systems, University of Bologna, 40136 Bologna, Italy
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 282:H1018-34. 2002
    ..2-1.3 l/min. The model ascribes the poor response to exercise in these patients to the incapacity to sustain venous return caused by the high resistance to venous return and/or to exhaustion of volume compensation reserve...
  2. ncbi A neural mass model for the simulation of cortical activity estimated from high resolution EEG during cognitive or motor tasks
    Melissa Zavaglia
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science, and Systems, University of Bologna, viale Venezia 52, I 47026 Cesena, Italy
    J Neurosci Methods 157:317-29. 2006
    ..This information may be exploited to reach a quantitative summary of electrical activity in ROIs during a task, and to derive information on connectivity, starting from non-invasive EEG measurements...
  3. ncbi Comparison of different cortical connectivity estimators for high-resolution EEG recordings
    Laura Astolfi
    Dipartimento Informatica e Sistemistica, Universita La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Hum Brain Mapp 28:143-57. 2007
    ....
  4. ncbi Use of a neural mass model for the analysis of effective connectivity among cortical regions based on high resolution EEG recordings
    Mauro Ursino
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science and Systems, University of Bologna, Viale Risorgimento 2, 40136 Bologna, Cesena, Italy
    Biol Cybern 96:351-65. 2007
    ..These results may open new prospectives in the use of neurophysiological models, instead of empirical models, to assess effective connectivity from neuroimaging information...
  5. ncbi Short-term autonomic control of the cardio-respiratory system: a summary with the help of a comprehensive mathematical model
    M Ursino
    Dept of Electronics, Computer Science and Systems, University of Bologna, Cesena, Italy
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 1:354-8. 2006
    ..Models play an important role in modern physiology as a repository of knowledge and to integrate disparate data inside an integrative coherent structure...
  6. ncbi Role of short-term cardiovascular regulation in heart period variability: a modeling study
    Mauro Ursino
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science, and Systems, University of Bologna, I40136, Bologna, Italy
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 284:H1479-93. 2003
    ..The model may represent a new tool to study alterations in the heart period spectrum on the basis of quantitative physiological hypotheses...
  7. ncbi Binding and segmentation of multiple objects through neural oscillators inhibited by contour information
    Mauro Ursino
    Dipartimento di Elettronica, Informatica e Sistemistica, University of Bologna, Viale Risorgimento 2, I 40136 Italy
    Biol Cybern 89:56-70. 2003
    ..Overcoming this problem requires implementation of more robust mechanisms for contour enhancement in the first layer in agreement with mechanisms actually realized in the visual cortex...
  8. ncbi Quantitative assessment of cerebral autoregulation from transcranial Doppler pulsatility: a computer simulation study
    M Ursino
    Dipartmento di Elettronica, Informatica e Sistemistica, University of Bologna, Viale Risorgimento 2, Bologna I40136, Italy
    Med Eng Phys 25:655-66. 2003
    ..03; b approximately 1.5 and s is the slope of the relationship ' percentage changes of velocity pulse amplitude to arterial pressure pulse amplitude vs. CPP changes'...
  9. ncbi Short-term autonomic control of cardiovascular function: a mini-review with the help of mathematical models
    Mauro Ursino
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science and Systems, University of Bologna, Cesena, Italy
    J Integr Neurosci 2:219-47. 2003
    ..The use of mathematical models is essential to capture this richness, and to summarize apparent contradictory data into a coherent and comprehensive theoretical setting...
  10. ncbi Comparison of different models of orientation selectivity based on distinct intracortical inhibition rules
    Mauro Ursino
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science, and Systems, University of Bologna, Cesena I40136, Italy
    Vision Res 44:1641-58. 2004
    ..The models can represent practical tools to test hypotheses on the disposition of cortical synapses avoiding massive computational efforts...
  11. ncbi Modeling segmentation of a visual scene via neural oscillators: fragmentation, discovery of details and attention
    Mauro Ursino
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science, and Systems, University of Bologna, Cesena, Italy
    Network 15:69-89. 2004
    ..These results suggest that the GI and attention may represent two concurrent aspects of the same attentive mechanism, i.e. they should work together to provide flexible management of a visual scene at different levels of detail...
  12. ncbi Interaction among humoral and neurogenic mechanisms in ventilation control during exercise
    Mauro Ursino
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science and Systems, University of Bologna, Cesena, Italy
    Ann Biomed Eng 32:1286-99. 2004
    ....
  13. ncbi Dependence of visual cell properties on intracortical synapses among hypercolumns: analysis by a computer model
    Mauro Ursino
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science, and Systems, University of Bologna, Cesena, Italy
    J Comput Neurosci 19:291-310. 2005
    ..Results support the assumptions of previous simpler models (Chance et al., 1999) and may help to understand and assess the role of intracortical synapses in rigorous quantitative terms...
  14. ncbi Travelling waves and EEG patterns during epileptic seizure: analysis with an integrate-and-fire neural network
    Mauro Ursino
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science, and Systems, University of Bologna, Viale Risorgimento 2, I 40136 Bologna, Cesena, Italy
    J Theor Biol 242:171-87. 2006
    ..These results may help to elucidate the mechanisms at the basis of some epileptic discharges, and to relate rapid changes in EEG patterns with the underlying alterations at the network level...
  15. ncbi Object segmentation and recovery via neural oscillators implementing the similarity and prior knowledge gestalt rules
    Mauro Ursino
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science, and Systems, University of Bologna, Cesena, Italy
    Biosystems 85:201-18. 2006
    ..In particular, it extends previous studies on autoassociative memory since it exploits not only oscillatory dynamics, but also a topological organization of features...
  16. ncbi Direction selectivity of simple cells in the primary visual cortex: comparison of two alternative mathematical models. I: response to drifting gratings
    Mauro Ursino
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science, and Systems, University of Bologna, Cesena, Italy
    Comput Biol Med 37:398-414. 2007
    ..Simulation results, performed by using drifting gratings with different orientations, and different spatial and temporal frequencies, show that both models are able to explain the origin of direction preference of simple cells...
  17. ncbi A mathematical model for the prediction of solute kinetics, osmolarity and fluid volume changes during hemodiafiltration with on-line regeneration of ultrafiltrate (HFR)
    M Ursino
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science and Systems, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Int J Artif Organs 29:1031-41. 2006
    ..The results confirm the good predictive capacity of the model in HFR, and suggest its possible innovative use to optimize sodium balance in HFR, from knowledge of only the sodium concentration in the ultrafiltrate...
  18. ncbi A theoretical analysis of the carotid body chemoreceptor response to O2 and CO2 pressure changes
    Mauro Ursino
    Dipartimento di Elettronica, Informatica e Sistemistica, University of Bologna, Viale Risorgimento 2, 140136 Bologna, Italy
    Respir Physiol Neurobiol 130:99-110. 2002
    ..In perspective, it may be used as an afferent block within large-scale models of the overall cardio-respiratory control system...
  19. ncbi Role of tissue hypoxia in cerebrovascular regulation: a mathematical modeling study
    M Ursino
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science and Systems, University of Bologna, Italy
    Ann Biomed Eng 29:563-74. 2001
    ..This interaction turns out quite complex, leading to different ICP time patterns depending on the status of the cerebrospinal fluid outflow pathways and of intracranial compliance...
  20. ncbi A mathematical model of the carotid baroregulation in pulsating conditions
    M Ursino
    University of Bologna
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 46:382-92. 1999
    ..In all cases, there has been satisfactory agreement between model and experimental results...
  21. ncbi Cerebral hemodynamic response to CO(2) tests in patients with internal carotid artery occlusion: modeling study and in vivo validation
    M Ursino
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science and Systems, University of Bologna, Italy
    J Vasc Res 37:123-33. 2000
    ..A decrease in ipsilateral RI reactivity, however, may also depend on the presence of a significant stenosis of the contralateral ICA...
  22. ncbi Acute cardiovascular response to isocapnic hypoxia. I. A mathematical model
    M Ursino
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science, and Systems, University of Bologna, I40136 Bologna, Italy
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 279:H149-65. 2000
    ..The model may be used to gain a deeper understanding of the role of each mechanism in the overall cardiovascular response to hypoxia...
  23. ncbi Acute cardiovascular response to isocapnic hypoxia. II. Model validation
    M Ursino
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science, and Systems, University of Bologna, I 40136 Bologna, Italy
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 279:H166-75. 2000
    ..In all the previous cases, model predictions exhibit a satisfactory agreement with physiological data...
  24. ncbi Prediction of solute kinetics, acid-base status, and blood volume changes during profiled hemodialysis
    M Ursino
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science and Systems, University of Bologna, Italy
    Ann Biomed Eng 28:204-16. 2000
    ..The present model can be used to improve the dialysis session taking some characteristics of individual patients into account, in order to minimize intradialytic unbalances (such as hypotension or disequilibrium syndrome)...
  25. ncbi Modelling the interaction among several mechanisms in the short-term arterial pressure control
    M Ursino
    Stud Health Technol Inform 71:139-61. 2000
    ..iii) The stability margin of the closed-loop system is quite low. Increasing the static gain of the baroreceptors or reducing the rate-dependent component may result in self-sustained oscillations similar to Mayer waves...
  26. ncbi Cerebral hemodynamics during arterial and CO(2) pressure changes: in vivo prediction by a mathematical model
    M Ursino
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science and Systems, University of Bologna, I 40136 Bologna, Italy
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 279:H2439-55. 2000
    ..The meaning of parameter estimates is discussed, and comments on the main virtues and limitations of the present approach are offered...
  27. ncbi An algorithm for the rational choice of sodium profile during hemodialysis
    M Ursino
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science and Systems, University of Bologna, Italy
    Int J Artif Organs 20:659-72. 1997
    ..50 mEq/L for sodium and 0.87 mmol/L for urea. In vivo implementation of PHD by our algorithm allows one to remove an amount of sodium close to that established a priori on the basis of patient's need...
  28. ncbi A mathematical study of some biomechanical factors affecting the oscillometric blood pressure measurement
    M Ursino
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science and Systems, University of Bologna, Italy
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 43:761-78. 1996
    ..The obtained results may help to explain the nature of errors which usually limit the reliability of arterial pressure measurement (for instance in the elderly)...
  29. ncbi Mathematical modeling of solute kinetics and body fluid changes during profiled hemodialysis
    M Ursino
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science and Systems, University of Bologna, Italy
    Int J Artif Organs 22:94-107. 1999
    ..Hence, it can be used to improve the dialysis session taking the characteristics of individual patients into account, in order to minimize intradialytic imbalances (such as hypotension or disequilibrium syndrome)...
  30. ncbi Mathematical investigation of some physiological factors involved in hemodialysis hypotension
    M Ursino
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science and Systems, University of Bologna, Italy
    Artif Organs 21:891-902. 1997
    ..In the future, the model may be used to optimize the ultrafiltration rate and sodium profile in the dialysate according to individual patient prescriptions...
  31. ncbi Clinical application of sodium profiling in the treatment of intradialytic hypotension
    L Coli
    Nephrology, Dialysis and Renal Transplantation Unit, S Orsola University Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Int J Artif Organs 26:715-22. 2003
    ..The clinical aim of this PHD is to stabilize blood pressure maintaining higher blood volume values than standard dialysis treatments. We clinically validated PHD in comparison with constant dialysate sodium dialysis (CHD)...
  32. ncbi Modeling arterial hypotension during hemodialysis
    M Ursino
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science and Systems, University of Bologna, Italy
    Artif Organs 21:873-90. 1997
    ..The results suggest that hypotension during hemodialysis is a complex phenomenon that depends on the superimposition of several concomitant factors working together that can lead to a variety of distinct individual patterns...
  33. ncbi Object segmentation and reconstruction via an oscillatory neural network: interaction among learning, memory, topological organization and gamma-band synchronization
    E Magosso
    Dept of Electron, Comput Sci and Syst, Bologna Univ, Cesena, Italy
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 1:4953-6. 2006
    ..The presented model represents an integrated approach for investigating the relationships among learning, memory, topological organization and gamma-band synchronization...
  34. ncbi An integrated model of the human ventilatory control system: the response to hypercapnia
    M Ursino
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science and Systems, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Clin Physiol 21:447-64. 2001
    ....
  35. ncbi A model of contextual interactions and contour detection in primary visual cortex
    Mauro Ursino
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science, and Systems, University of Bologna, Cesena, Italy
    Neural Netw 17:719-35. 2004
    ....
  36. ncbi A comprehensive simulator of the human respiratory system: validation with experimental and simulated data
    L Chiari
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science, and Systems, University of Bologna, Italy
    Ann Biomed Eng 25:985-99. 1997
    ..In the experimental conditions analyzed, the model seems to represent a single theoretical framework able to appropriately describe the different phenomena involved in the control of respiration...
  37. ncbi Assessment of effective connectivity among cortical regions based on a neural mass model
    M Zavaglia
    Dept of Electronics, Computer Science, and Systems, University of Bologna, Cesena, Italy
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 1:590-4. 2006
    ..These results may open new prospective in the use of neurophysiological models, instead of empirical models, to assess effective connectivity from neuroimaging information...
  38. doi A neural network model of semantic memory linking feature-based object representation and words
    C Cuppini
    Dipartimento di Elettronica, Informatica e Sistemistica, I 40136 Bologna, Italy
    Biosystems 96:195-205. 2009
    ..In perspective, extended versions of this model may be used to test conceptual theories, and to provide a quantitative assessment of existing data (for instance concerning patients with neural deficits)...
  39. doi A theoretical study of multisensory integration in the superior colliculus by a neural network model
    Elisa Magosso
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science and Systems, University of Bologna, Italy
    Neural Netw 21:817-29. 2008
    ..The model may be of value to assess the different mechanisms responsible for multisensory integration in the SC, and, in future, to study neural plasticity in multisensory systems during development or rehabilitation...
  40. doi A model of contour extraction including multiple scales, flexible inhibition and attention
    Giuseppe Emiliano La Cara
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science, and Systems University of Bologna, Cesena, Italy
    Neural Netw 21:759-73. 2008
    ..Attentive reconfiguration of lateral inhibition plays a key role in the analysis of images at different detail levels...
  41. pmc Hebbian mechanisms help explain development of multisensory integration in the superior colliculus: a neural network model
    C Cuppini
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science and Systems, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Biol Cybern 106:691-713. 2012
    ..Manipulations of the statistics of the experience during the development changed the integrative profiles of the neurons, and results matched well with the results of physiological studies...
  42. ncbi An integrated model of the human ventilatory control system: the response to hypoxia
    M Ursino
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science and Systems, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Clin Physiol 21:465-77. 2001
    ..This undershoot may lead to apnea and to a transient destabilization of the control system if the peripheral chemoreflex gain and time delay are twofold greater than basal...
  43. ncbi Modelling study of the acute cardiovascular response to hypocapnic hypoxia in healthy and anaemic subjects
    E Magosso
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science and Systems, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Med Biol Eng Comput 42:158-66. 2004
    ..Critical levels for vital functions are already reached at a PaO2 of approximately 45 mmHg...
  44. ncbi A mathematical model of CO2 effect on cardiovascular regulation
    E Magosso
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science and Systems, University of Bologna, I40136 Bologna, Italy
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 281:H2036-52. 2001
    ..The model may represent a valid support for the interpretation of physiological data on acute cardiovascular regulation and may favor the synthesis of contradictory results into a single theoretical setting...
  45. ncbi The baroreflex contribution to spontaneous heart rhythm assessed with a mathematical model in rats
    Chiara Berteotti
    Department of Human and General Physiology, University of Bologna, Italy
    Auton Neurosci 138:24-30. 2008
    ....
  46. doi A neural mass model of interconnected regions simulates rhythm propagation observed via TMS-EEG
    F Cona
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science, and Systems, University of Bologna, Via Venezia 52, 47521 Cesena, Italy
    Neuroimage 57:1045-58. 2011
    ..Moreover, the model can explain most rhythm changes induced by stimulation of another region, and inter-subject variability, by estimating just a few long-range connectivity parameters among ROIs...
  47. ncbi [Long-term use of Profiler in patients with dialysis intolerance: 8 months follow-up]
    L Coli
    Centro Trapianti di Rene, Policlinico Universitario S Orsola, Bologna
    G Ital Nefrol 21:S133-8. 2004
    ..This profiled dialysis is based on the use of a new kinetic mathematical model, in collaboration with the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Bologna, for the elaboration of individual sodium and ultrafiltration profiles...
  48. doi Recognition of abstract objects via neural oscillators: interaction among topological organization, associative memory and gamma band synchronization
    Mauro Ursino
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science and Systems, University of Bologna, I 40136 Bologna, Italy
    IEEE Trans Neural Netw 20:316-35. 2009
    ..The model represents an attempt to investigate the interactions among topological maps, autoassociative memory, and gamma-band synchronization, for recognition of abstract objects...
  49. doi A model of cerebrovascular reactivity including the circle of willis and cortical anastomoses
    Mauro Ursino
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science, and Systems, University of Bologna, Via Venezia 52, 47023, Cesena, FC, Italy
    Ann Biomed Eng 38:955-74. 2010
    ....
  50. doi The effect of connectivity on EEG rhythms, power spectral density and coherence among coupled neural populations: analysis with a neural mass model
    Melissa Zavaglia
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science, and Systems, University of Bologna, 47023 Cesena, Italy
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 55:69-77. 2008
    ..In perspective, the results may be of value for a deeper comprehension of mechanism causing EEGs rhythms, for the study of brain connectivity and for the test of neurophysiological hypotheses...
  51. doi The generation of rhythms within a cortical region: analysis of a neural mass model
    Mauro Ursino
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science and Systems, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Neuroimage 52:1080-94. 2010
    ..The model can be of value to gain a deeper insight into the mechanisms involved in the generation of gamma rhythms and provide a better understanding of cortical EEG spectra...
  52. doi Effect of cushing response on systemic arterial pressure
    Mauro Ursino
    Dipartimento di Elettronica, Informatica e Sistemistica, Via Venezia 52, I 47023 Cesena, Italy
    IEEE Eng Med Biol Mag 28:63-71. 2009
    ..05-0.1 Hz) arterial pressure waves. The model may be of value to assist clinicians in finding the balance between clinical benefits of Cushing response and its shortcomings...
  53. doi Neural bases of peri-hand space plasticity through tool-use: insights from a combined computational-experimental approach
    Elisa Magosso
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science and Systems, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Neuropsychologia 48:812-30. 2010
    ..This study demonstrates how neural network modelling may integrate with experimental studies, by generating new predictions and suggesting novel experiments to investigate cognitive processes...
  54. doi Multisensory integration in the superior colliculus: a neural network model
    Mauro Ursino
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science and Systems, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Comput Neurosci 26:55-73. 2009
    ..The model suggests that non-linearities in neural responses and synaptic (excitatory and inhibitory) connections can explain several aspects of multisensory integration...
  55. doi Possible mechanisms underlying tilt aftereffect in the primary visual cortex: a critical analysis with the aid of simple computational models
    Mauro Ursino
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science, and Systems, University of Bologna, Viale Risorgimento 2, I 40136 Bologna, Italy
    Vision Res 48:1456-70. 2008
    ..By contrast, the anti-phase model appeared less suitable to explain experimental data...
  56. doi Visuotactile representation of peripersonal space: a neural network study
    Elisa Magosso
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science and Systems, University of Bologna, Cesena, Italy
    Neural Comput 22:190-243. 2010
    ..In perspective, it could help in interpreting results of psychophysical and behavioral trials and clarifying the neural correlates of multisensory-based rehabilitation procedures...
  57. doi Detection of sleep onset by analysis of slow eye movements: a preliminary study of MSLT recordings
    Margherita Fabbri
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Bologna, Via Ugo Foscolo 7, 40132 Bologna, Italy
    Sleep Med 10:637-40. 2009
    ..We have developed an automatic method for the detection of SEMs. In the present preliminary work we compare standard measurement of EDS with visual and automatic detection of SEMs, both performed on MSLT recordings...
  58. ncbi Modeling analysis of the relationship between EEG rhythms and connectivity among different neural populations
    Mauro Ursino
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science, and Systems, University of Bologna, Cesena, Italy
    J Integr Neurosci 6:597-623. 2007
    ..In perspective, the results may be of value for a deeper comprehension of the mechanisms causing EEGs rhythms, for the study of connectivity among different neural populations and for the test of neurophysiological hypotheses...
  59. ncbi Wavelet analysis of electroencephalographic and electro-oculographic changes during the sleep onset period
    Elisa Magosso
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science and Systems, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2007:4006-10. 2007
    ..This result suggests that EOG activity may be used to monitor sleepiness and sleep onset and to predict decrease in behavioral performances associated with drowsiness...
  60. ncbi Opioid-induced respiratory depression: a mathematical model for fentanyl
    Elisa Magosso
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science and Systems, University of Bologna, Bologna I 40136 Italy
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 51:1115-28. 2004
    ....
  61. ncbi A wavelet based method for automatic detection of slow eye movements: a pilot study
    Elisa Magosso
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science and Systems, University of Bologna, Cesena, Italy
    Med Eng Phys 28:860-75. 2006
    ..The proposed method may be a valuable tool for computerized EOG analysis...
  62. ncbi Direction selectivity of simple cells in the primary visual cortex: comparison of two alternative mathematical models. II: Velocity tuning and response to moving bars
    Giuseppe Emiliano La Cara
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science, and Systems, University of Bologna, Cesena, Italy
    Comput Biol Med 37:598-610. 2007
    ..This difference may allow experimental discrimination between the two models...
  63. ncbi A modeling study of bilirubin kinetics during Molecular Adsorbent Recirculating System sessions
    Elisa Magosso
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science and Systems, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Artif Organs 30:285-300. 2006
    ..The latter use may allow the investigation of the dependence of these parameters on the operative and clinical conditions, in the effort to arrive at a rationalization and optimization of the treatment...
  64. pmc A dynamical pattern recognition model of γ activity in auditory cortex
    M Zavaglia
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science and Systems DEIS, Via Venezia 52, 47023 Cesena, Italy
    Neural Netw 28:1-14. 2012
    ..Quantitative model fits allow us to make inferences about parameters governing pattern recognition dynamics in the brain...
  65. ncbi Cardiovascular response to dynamic aerobic exercise: a mathematical model
    E Magosso
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science and Systems, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Med Biol Eng Comput 40:660-74. 2002
    ..The model may be useful to improve understanding of exercise physiology and as an educational tool to analyse the complexity of cardiovascular and respiratory regulation...
  66. ncbi Visual and computer-based detection of slow eye movements in overnight and 24-h EOG recordings
    E Magosso
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science and Systems, University of Bologna, Viale Risorgimento 2, I 40136 Bologna, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 118:1122-33. 2007
    ..The present work aimed to evaluate the performance of an automatic slow eye movement (SEM) detector in overnight and 24-h electro-oculograms (EOG) including all sleep stages (1, 2, 3, 4, REM) and wakefulness...
  67. doi The design of a digital cerebrovascular simulation model for teaching and research
    Massimo Giannessi
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science and Systems, University of Bologna, Cesena, Italy
    Anesth Analg 107:1997-2008. 2008
    ....
  68. pmc A neural mass model to simulate different rhythms in a cortical region
    M Zavaglia
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science, and Systems, University of Bologna, Cesena, Italy
    Comput Intell Neurosci . 2010
    ..The model can be of value to gain a deeper insight into mechanisms involved in the generation of gamma rhythms and to provide better understanding of cortical EEG spectra...
  69. pmc A semantic model to study neural organization of language in bilingualism
    M Ursino
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science and Systems, University of Bologna, Viale Risorgimento 2, I40136 Bologna, Italy
    Comput Intell Neurosci . 2010
    ..Conversely, after a prolonged training, the L2 word becomes able to retrieve object per se. In this case, a conflict between words can occur, requiring a higher-level decision mechanism...
  70. doi Automatic slow eye movement (SEM) detection of sleep onset in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS): comparison between multiple sleep latency test (MSLT) and maintenance of wakefulness test (MWT)
    Margherita Fabbri
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Bologna, Via Ugo Foscolo 7, 40132 Bologna, Italy
    Sleep Med 11:253-7. 2010
    ....
  71. ncbi A neural network model of multisensory representation of peripersonal space: effect of tool use
    Mauro Ursino
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science and Systems, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2007:2735-9. 2007
    ..The model may be of value to analyze the neural mechanisms responsible for representing and plastically shaping peripersonal space, and in perspective, for interpretation of psychophysical data on patients with brain damage...
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    Department of Electrical, Electronic and Information Engineering Guglielmo Marconi, University of Bologna, Via Venezia 52, 47521, Cesena, Italy
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    département d anesthésie, CHU d Angers, Angers, France
    J Clin Monit Comput 17:403-11. 2002
    ..to assess the changes in local brain PO2, PCO2, pH (PO2br, PCO2br, pHbr) measured by a intraparenchymal probe (Neurotrend, Codeman) and compare them to simultaneous recording of cerebral PvO2 and blood flow (CBF)...
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    Laura Astolfi
    Department of Human Physiology and Pharmacology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
    IEEE Eng Med Biol Mag 25:32-8. 2006
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    Laura Astolfi
    Dip Informatica e Sistemistica, Universita La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 53:1802-12. 2006
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    Laura Astolfi
    IRCCS, Fondazione Santa Lucia, Rome, Italy
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    Departement d Anesthesie Reanimation, CHU, Angers Cedex, France
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    ..Impaired cerebral autoregulation is frequent after severe traumatic head injury. This could result in intracranial pressure fluctuating passively with the mean arterial pressure...