A Study of Predicting Movement Intentions in Various Spatial Reaching and Grasping Tasks from M1 Neural Activities

Ma, Xuan ;   Zhang, Peng ;   Huang, Hailong ;   He, Jiping

Tags Neural signals - CodingMotor neuroprosthesesNeuromuscular systems - Computational modeling

Understanding how M1 neurons innervate flexible coordinated upper limb reaching and grasping is important for BMI systems that attempt to...

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An Integrated Power, Area and Noise Efficient AFE for Large Scale Multichannel Neural Recording Systems

Krishnan, Ashwath ;   Farshchi, Shahin ;   Judy, Jack

Tags Neural signal processingNeural interfaces - Implantable systemsNeurological disorders - Epilepsy

A wideband, low-power, low noise and area-efficient analog front-end (AFE) for acquiring neural signals is described. The AFE builds upon...

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Beamforming Approaches for Untethered, Ultrasonic Neural Dust Motes for Cortical Recording: A Simulation Study

Bertrand, Alexander ;   Seo, Dongjin ;   Maksimovic, Filip ;   Carmena, Jose M. ;   Maharbiz, Michel ;   Alon, Elad ;   Rabaey, Jan M.

Tags Neural signal processingNeural signals - Blind source separation (PCA, ICA, etc.)Neural interfaces - Implantable systems

In this paper, we examine the use of beamforming techniques to interrogate a multitude of neural implants in a distributed, ultrasound-based...

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Comparative Analysis of Cognitive Tasks for Modeling Mental Workload with Electroencephalogram

Hwang, Taeho ;   Kim, Miyoung ;   Hwangbo, Minsoo ;   Oh, Eunmi

Tags Neural signal processingHuman performance - CognitionHuman performance - Modelling and prediction

Previous electroencephalogram (EEG) studies have shown that cognitive workload can be estimated by using several types of cognitive tasks....

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Fibre-Selective Discrimination of Physiological ENG Using Velocity Selective Recording: Report on Pilot Rat Experiments

Metcalfe, Benjamin William ;   Chew, Daniel J. ;   Clarke, Christopher ;   Donaldson, Nicholas de Neufville ;   Taylor, John

Tags Neural signal processingNeural interfaces - Implantable systemsNeural interfaces - Microsystems

This paper presents results from a pilot experiment in which the technique of velocity selective recording (VSR) was used to identify...

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Logistic-weighted Regression Improves Decoding of Finger Flexion from Electrocorticographic Signals

Chen, Weixuan ;   Liu, Xilin ;   Litt, Brian

Tags Neural signal processingBrain-computer/machine interface

One of the most interesting applications of brain computer interfaces (BCIs) is movement prediction. With the development of invasive...

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Objective Assessment of Listening Effort in the Oscillatory EEG: Comparison of Different Hearing Aid Configurations

Bernarding, Corinna ;   Strauss, Daniel J. ;   Hannemann, Ronny ;   Seidler, Harald ;   Corona-Strauss, Farah I.

Tags Brain functional imaging - EEGNeural signal processing

An objective estimate of listening effort could support the hearing aid fitting procedure. Most of the digital hearing aids have already...

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Optimal EEG Feature Selection from Average Distance between Events and Non-Events

LaRocco, John ;   Innes, Carrie R. H. ;   Bones, P. J. ;   Weddell, Stephen J. ;   Jones, Richard D.

Tags Neural signal processingNeural signals - Blind source separation (PCA, ICA, etc.)Neural signals - Coding

Biosignal classification systems often have to deal with extraneous features, highly imbalanced datasets, and a low SNR. A robust feature...

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Real Time Algorithms for Sharp Wave Ripple Detection

Sethi, Ankit ;   Kemere, Caleb

Tags Neural signal processingNeural interfaces - Implantable systemsNeural interfaces - Brain stimulation

Neural activity during sharp wave ripples (SWR), short bursts of co-ordinated oscillatory activity in the CA1 region of the rodent...

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Short-Wavelength Near Infrared Stimulation of the Inner Ear Hair Cells

Hou, Wensheng ;   Xia, Nan ;   Peng, Fei

Tags Neural signal processing

To explore whether the short wavelength near infrared laser can stimulate the functional hair cells, pulsed laser with wavelength of 808-nm...

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Unsupervised Learning of Electrocorticography Motifs with Binary Descriptors of Wavelet Features and Hierarchical Clustering

Pluta, Tim ;   Bernardo, Roman ;   Shin, Hae-won ;   Bernardo, Danilo

Tags Neural signal processingNeural signals - Information theoryBrain functional imaging - Connectivity and information flow

We describe a novel method for data mining spectro-spatiotemporal network motifs from electrocorticographic (ECoG) data. The method utilizes...

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