[FieldTrip] Generate a source model where dipoles are perpendicular to the cortex surface
eelke.spaak at donders.ru.nl
Thu May 22 11:04:04 CEST 2014
In addition to this, of course first you would need a model of the
cortical surface for your subjects. See
http://fieldtrip.fcdonders.nl/tutorial/minimumnormestimate for how to
obtain such a model (using FreeSurfer) and getting it into FieldTrip.
On 22 May 2014 10:56, "Jörn M. Horschig" <jm.horschig at donders.ru.nl> wrote:
> Hi Ying,
> when computing the leadfields you can set the option cfg.reducerank, which
> 'nulls' the dimension(s) which explain(s) the least variance (this is not
> quite true, but figuratively speaking). I think this is what comes closest
> to what you are looking for. There is no way to explicitly set desired
> orientations to zero apart from modifying the leadfield structure yourself.
> But that should be easily achievable, right?
> On 5/22/2014 10:26 AM, Ying Li wrote:
>> Dear all,
>> I tried to use fieldtrip to generate a source space and calculate lead
>> field matrix. I found that the dipoles in the source space has x, y, z
>> orientations. Is it possible to generate a source model where the dipole is
>> perpendicular to the cortex surface?
>> Actually this can be very helpful, since it will reduce the unknown
>> variables and make the inverse problem easier to solve. Also, there are some
>> inverse algorithms which require the dipole to be perpendicular to the
>> cortex surface.
>> Thanks a lot!!!
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>> fieldtrip at donders.ru.nl
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