# mne.pick_channels_cov¶

mne.pick_channels_cov(orig, include=[], exclude='bads', ordered=False, copy=True)[source]

Pick channels from covariance matrix.

Parameters
origCovariance

A covariance.

includelist of str, (optional)

List of channels to include (if empty, include all available).

excludelist of str, (optional) | ‘bads’

Channels to exclude (if empty, do not exclude any). Defaults to ‘bads’.

orderedbool

If True (default False), ensure that the order of the channels in the modified instance matches the order of include.

New in version 0.20.0.

copybool

If True (the default), return a copy of the covariance matrix with the modified channels. If False, channels are modified in-place.

New in version 0.20.0.

Returns
resdict

Covariance solution restricted to selected channels.