PUBLICATIONS

Conference Abstracts
  1. Oumayma Gharbi, Elie Bou Assi, Amel Benazza-Benyahia, Khadija Henni, Neila Mezghani, and Dang K. Nguyen, "Epileptic seizure detection using a smart textile", American Epilepsy Society Annual Scientific Meeting, 2020, virtual. 

  2. Laura Gagliano, Elie Bou Assi, Tamara Herrera-Fortin, Frédéric Lesage, Dang K. Nguyen, and Mohamad Sawan, "Patient-reported postictal state as a possible indicator of seizure predictability", American Epilepsy Society Annual Scientific Meeting, 2020, virtual. 

  3. Laura Gagliano, Elie Bou Assi, Denahin Toffa, Frédéric Lesage, Dang K. Nguyen, and Mohamad Sawan, "Automatic clustering of interictal and preictal states based on heart rate variability", North American Virtual Epilepsy Meeting, 2020, virtual.

  4. Daniel Tomasso, Elie Bou Assi, and Dang K. Nguyen, "Gorlin-Goltz syndrome and epilepsy: a two-case report and review of the literature", North American Virtual Epilepsy Meeting, 2020, virtual. 

  5. Laura Gagliano, Elie Bou Assi, Dang K. Nguyen, Mohamad Sawan, "Classification of epileptic brain states based on bispectrm-extracted features", Canadian League Against Epilepsy Annual Scientific Meeting, 2019, Winnipeg, Canada. 

  6. Élisabeth Beauchamp-Chalifour, Marie-Pierre Gagnon, Tamara Herrera Fortin, Elie Bou Assi, Dang K. Nguyen, " Tracking and detecting epileptic seizures using portable technologies : protocol for a systematic review ", 2nd International Congress on Mobile Devices and Seizure Detection in epilepsy, 2019, Lausanne, Switzerland. 

  7. Elie Bou Assi, Dang K. Nguyen, M. Sawan, "Identification of epileptic neuronal networks using effective connectivity”, International Conference on Technology and Analysis of Seizures (ICTALS19), University Exeter, UK, 2-5 Sept. 2019

  8. Laura Gagliano, Elie Bou Assi, Dang K. Nguyen, M. Sawan, "Bispectrum analysis of iEEG : A new biomarker for seizure activity"International Conference on Technology and Analysis of Seizures (ICTALS19), University Exeter, UK, 2-5 Sept. 2019

  9. Catherine Pepin, Elie Bou Assi, Alain Bouthillier, Dang K. Nguyen, "Déjà vu evoked by stimulating the insula in two patients suffering from intractable temporal lobe epilepsy", 54th Canadian Neurological Sciences Federation Congress, Montreal, Quebec, 16-19 Jun. 2019 (abstract published in Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences, Volume 46 (S1)). 

  10. Laura Gagliano, Elie Bou Assi, Dang K. Nguyen, M. Sawan, "Comparing MLP and LSTM neural networks for seizure prediction based on bispectrum analysis", 2018 Montreal Artificial Intelligence & Neurosciences, (MAIN2018), Montreal, QC, Canada

  11. Laura Gagliano, Elie Bou Assi, Dang K. Nguyen, M. Sawan, "Preictal iEEG classification by means of higher order spectra and recurrent neural networks", INNOVE ACTION 2018, University of Montreal Hospital Center, Montreal, QC, Canada

  12. Antoine Dionne, Elie Bou Assi, Dang K. Nguyen, "Short-term effects of high insular DBS on epileptic discharge rates in patients with refractory epilepsy", 2018 Canadian League Against Epilepsy Scientific Meeting (CLAE2018), St. John’s, NL, Canada

  13. Laura Gagliano, Elie Bou Assi, Dang K. Nguyen, M. Sawan, "Seizure forecasting by means of bispectrum analysis in canine epilepsy", 2018 Canadian League Against Epilepsy Scientific Meeting (CLAE2018), St. John’s, NL, Canada

  14. Elie Bou Assi, Dang K. Nguyen, Sandy Rihana, M. Sawan, "On the proper selection of electrodes for seizure forecasting in canine epilepsy",International Conference on Technology and Analysis of Seizures (ICTALS17), Minneapolis, MN, USA, 20-23 Aug. 2017.

  15. Laura Gagliano, Elie Bou Assi, Dang K. Nguyen, S. Rihana, M. Sawan, "Bilateral preictal signature of phase-amplitude coupling in canine epilepsy", International Conference on Technology and Analysis of Seizures (ICTALS17), Minneapolis, MN, USA, 20-23 Aug. 2017.

  16. Elie Bou Assi, Dang K. Nguyen, S. Rihana, M. Sawan, "A functional-genetic scheme for seizure forecasting in canine epilepsy", Epilepsy Day 2017, Montreal Neurological Institute, Montreal, QC, Canada

  17. Elie Bou Assi, Dang K. Nguyen, Sandy Rihana, M. Sawan, "Dimensionality reduction in seizure prediction studies" (Epilepsy Currents), 69thAnnual Meeting of the American Epilepsy Society, Philadelphia, PA, USA, 4-8 Dec. 2015

  1. Laura Gagliano, Elie Bou Assi, Dang K. Nguyen, and Mohamad Sawan, "Unsupervised clustering of HRV features reveals preictal changes in human epilepsy", 42nd Annual International Conference of the IEE Engineering and Biology Society, 2020, virtual. 

  2. Laura Gagliano, Elie Bou Assi, Frédéric Lesage, Dang K. Nguyen, and Mohamad Sawan, "Neural networks for epileptic seizure prediction: Algorithms and hardware implementation", 18th International IEEE NEWCAS conference, 2020, virtual. 

  3. Laura Gagliano, Elie Bou Assi, Dang K. Nguyen, Mohamad Sawan, "Bicoherence of intracranial EEG: A novel precursor of seizure activity in canine epilepsy", 2018 IEEE Life Sciences Conference, Montreal, Canada, 2018

  4. Mohamed G. Egila, Elie Bou Assi, Mohamad Sawan, "A novel design for sequential support vector machine implementation for epileptic seizure prediction", 2018 IEEE 16th International NEWCAS Conference, Montreal, Canada, 2018.

  5. Elie Bou Assi, Dang K. Nguyen, Sandy Rihana, Mohamad Sawan, "Refractory epilepsy: localization, detection, and prediction," 2017 IEEE 12th International Conference on ASIC (ASICON), Guiyang, China, 2017, pp. 512-515.

  6. Elie Bou Assi, Dang K. Nguyen, Sandy Rihana, Mohamad Sawan, "A 2D clustering approach investigating inter-hemispheric seizure flow by means of a directed transfer function" in 3rd Middle East Conference on Biomedical Engineering (MECBME), 2016 IEEE, pp.68-71. 

  7. Elie Bou Assi, Dang K. Nguyen, Sandy Rihana, Mohamad Sawan, "A hybrid mRMR-genetic based selection method for the prediction of epileptic seizures," in Biomedical Circuits and Systems Conference (BioCAS), 2015 IEEE, pp.1-4.

  8. Elie Bou Assi, Sandy Rihana, Mohamad Sawan, "Kmeans-ICA based automatic method for ocular artifacts removal in a motor imagery classification," in Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), 2014 36th Annual International Conference of the IEEE, pp.6655-6658. 

  9. Elie Bou Assi, Sandy Rihana, "Kmeans-ICA based automatic method for EOG Denoising in multi-channel EEG recordings," in Proc. Of the 11th IASTED Conference on Biomedical Engineering, 2014, pp.26-30.

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  1. Elie Bou Assi*, Younes Zerouali*, Manon Robert, Frédéric Lesage, Philippe Pouliot, and Dang K. Nguyen, "Large-Scale Desynchronization during Interictal Epileptic Discharges recorded with Intracranial EEG", Frontiers Neurology, 2020. *equally contributing first authors.

  2. Tamara Herrera-Fortin*, Elie Bou Assi*, Marie-Pierre Gagnon, Dang K. Nguyen, "Seizure Detection Devices: A Survey of Needs and Preferences of Patients and Caregivers", Epilepsy & Behavior, 2020. *equally contributing first authors.

  3. Jimmy Li, Denahin Toffa, Elie Bou Assi, Sepehr Mehrpouyan, Julie Forand, Manon Robert, and Dang K. Nguyen, "Intervention Time and Adverse Events in a Canadian Epilepsy Monitoring Unit", The Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences, 2020.

  4. Élisabeth Beauchamp-Chalifour, Marie-Pierre Gagnon, Tamara-Herrera Fortin, Elie Bou Assi, and Dang K. Nguyen, "Seizure Detection and Tracking through Portable Technologies: Study Protocol for a Systematic Review", Research Square, 2020.

  5. Daniel Tomasso, Elie Bou Assi, and Dang K. Nguyen, "Gorlin-Goltz Syndrome and Epilepsy: a two-case report and review of the literature", Epilepsy & Behavior Report, 2020.

  6. Antoine Tantin, Elie Bou Assi, Sami Hached, Mohamad Sawan, "Predicting urinary bladder voiding by means of a linear discriminant analysis: Validation in rats", Biomedical Signal Processing and Control (IF = 2.94), vol. 55, 2020. 

  7. Laura Gagliano, Elie Bou Assi, Mohamad Sawan, and Dang K. Nguyen, " Bispectrum and recurrent neural networks: improved classification of interictal and preictal sates, Scientific Reports, vol. 9, 2019 (IF:4.12). 

  8. Guoguang Rong, Arnaldo Mendez, Elie Bou Assi, Bo Zhao, Mohamad Sawan, "Artificial intelligence in healthcare: review and prediction case studies", Engineering (IF = 4.56), 2019.

  9. Elie Bou Assi, Dang K. Nguyen, Sandy Rihana, Mohamad Sawan, " Effective connectivity analysis of iEEG and accurate localization of the epileptogenic focus at the onset of operculo-insular seizures", Epilepsy Research (IF = 2.36), vol. 152, 2019.

  10. Elie Bou Assi, Laura Gagliano, Dang K. Nguyen, Sandy Rihana, Mohamad Sawan, "Bispectrum features and multilayer perceptron classifier to enhance seizure prediction", Scientific Reports, vol. 8, 2018 (IF = 4.12).

  11. Elie Bou Assi, Dang K. Nguyen, Sandy Rihana, Mohamad Sawan, "A functional-genetic scheme for seizure forecasting in canine epilepsy," IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, Volume 65, Issue 6, 2018, included in journal’s feature story/main page (IF = 4.28).

  12. Laura Gagliano, Elie Bou Assi, Dang K. Nguyen, Sandy Rihana, Mohamad Sawan, "Bilateral preictal signature of phase-amplitude coupling in canine epilepsy", Epilepsy Research, Volume 139, 2018, Pages 123-128, ISSN 0920-1211 (IF = 2.36).

  13. Elie Bou Assi, Dang K. Nguyen, Sandy Rihana, Mohamad Sawan, "Towards accurate prediction of epileptic seizures: A review", Biomedical Signal Processing and Control, Volume 34, 2017, (IF = 2.94).

  14. Elie Bou Assi, Sandy Rihana, Mohamad Sawan, "33% Classification accuracy improvement in a motor imagery brain computer interface", Journal of Biomedical Science and Engineering, Volume 10, 2017, (IF = 1.09).

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