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Brain functional networks in syndromic and non-syndromic autism: a graph theoretical study of EEG connectivity

Jurriaan M Peters12*, Maxime Taquet13*, Clemente Vega2, Shafali S Jeste4, Iván Sánchez Fernández25, Jacqueline Tan6, Charles A Nelson7, Mustafa Sahin2 and Simon K Warfield1

Author Affiliations

1 Computational Radiology Laboratory, Department of Radiology, Boston Children's Hospital, 300 Longwood Ave-Main 2, Boston, MA 02115, USA

2 Division of Epilepsy and Clinical Neurophysiology, Department of Neurology, Boston Children's Hospital, 300 Longwood Ave-Fegan 9, Boston, MA 02115, USA

3 ICTEAM Institute, Université catholique de Louvain, Place du Levant 2 bte L5.04.04, 1348 Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium

4 Center for Autism Research and Treatment, Semel Institute 68-237, University of California, 760 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA

5 Department of Child Neurology, Hospital Sant Joan de Déu, Universidad de Barcelona, Passeig Sant Joan de Déu, Esplugues de Llobregat, 08950, Barcelona, Spain

6 VU University Medical Center, de Boelelaan 1117, 1081 HV Amsterdam, the Netherlands

7 Laboratories of Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Developmental Medicine, Boston Children's Hospital, 1 Autumn Street, Boston, MA 02215, USA

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BMC Medicine 2013, 11:54  doi:10.1186/1741-7015-11-54


Please see related commentary article here http://www.biomedcentral.com/1741-7015/11/55

Published: 27 February 2013

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Graph Analysis: An introduction. Description: An easily accessible introduction to graph theory and network analysis. Each measure is explained with both text and illustration, and for each an example is given of airline networks and brain networks.

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Graph Analysis: Resilience. Description: An entry-level description of the concept of network resilience and the main methods of assessing resilience through two modes of attack of the network. Examples are provided for airline networks and brain networks.

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