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1. (WO2018042261) METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR MONITORING OF MENTAL EFFORT

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/042261    International Application No.:    PCT/IB2017/050677
Publication Date: Fri Mar 09 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Thu Feb 09 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: A61B 5/04
A61B 5/16
A61B 5/0482
Applicants: TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES LIMITED
Inventors: DAS, Pratyusha
CHATTERJEE, Debatri
SINHA, Aniruddha
GHOSE, Avik
Title: METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR MONITORING OF MENTAL EFFORT
Abstract:
The present application provides a method and system for monitoring of mental effort is disclosed. The method and system disclosed herein comprise acquiring GSR data using a GSR sensor wherein the GSR data is collected while performing plurality of tasks of varying cognitive load, preprocessing the acquired data for artifact removal and generating a preprocessed data, extracting plurality of features from the preprocessed GSR data using feature extraction techniques including Peak Detection, Tonic power and Fluctuation analysis, selecting a most discriminative feature from the plurality of extracted feature based on a discriminative index, calculating a score and generating an effort index. The system and method also comprise determining an optimal rest period which is used as reference for computation of the effort index.