A New Descriptor of Neuroelectrical Activity During BCI–assisted Motor Imagery-Based Training in Stroke Patients

Petti, Manuela ;   Mattia, Donatella ;   Pichiorri, Floriana ;   Toppi, Jlenia ;   Salinari, Serenella ;   Babiloni, Fabio ;   Astolfi, Laura ;   Cincotti, Febo

Tags Brain-computer/machine interfaceNeurological disorders - Stroke

In BCI applications for stroke rehabilitation, BCI systems are used with the aim of providing patients with an instrument that is capable of...

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An Intelligent Wheelchair Based on Automated Navigation and BCI Techniques

Zhang, Rui ;   Li, Yuanqing ;   Yan, Yongyong ;   Zhang, Hao ;   Wu, Shaoyu

Tags Brain-computer/machine interface

In this paper, we propose an intelligent wheelchair system that relies on a brain computer interface (BCI) and automatic navigation. When in...

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Brain-Computer Interface Driven Functional Electrical Stimulation System for Overground Walking in Spinal Cord Injury Participant

King, Christine E. ;   Wang, Po T. ;   McCrimmon, Colin M ;   Chou, Cathy C.Y. ;   Do, An H. ;   Nenadic, Zoran

Tags Brain-computer/machine interfaceMotor neuroprosthesesWearable systems for neurorehabilitation

The current treatment for ambulation after spinal cord injury (SCI) is to substitute the lost behavior with a wheelchair; however, this can...

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Brain-Controlled Functional Electrical Stimulation for Lower-Limb Motor Recovery in Stroke Survivors

McCrimmon, Colin M ;   King, Christine E. ;   Wang, Po T. ;   Cramer, Steven C. ;   Nenadic, Zoran ;   Do, An H.

Tags Brain-computer/machine interfaceNeurological disorders - StrokeHuman performance - Gait

Despite the prevalence of stroke-induced gait impairment due to foot drop, current rehabilitative practices to improve gait function are...

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Classification of Finger Pairs from One Hand Based on Spectral Features in Human EEG

Xiao, Ran ;   Ding, Lei

Tags Brain-computer/machine interface

Individual finger movements are well-articulated movements of fine body parts, the successful decoding of which can provide extra degrees of...

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CLINATEC® BCI Platform based on the ECoG-Recording Implant WIMAGINE® and the Innovative Signal-Processing: Preclinical Results

Eliseyev, Andrey ;   Mestais, Corinne ;   Charvet, Guillaume ;   Sauter-Starace, Fabien ;   Abroug, Neil ;   Arizumi, Nana ;   Cokgungor, Serpil ;   Costecalde, Thomas ;   Foerster, Michael ;   Korczowski, Louis ;   Morinière, Boris ;   Porcherot, Jean ;   Pradal, Jérémy ;   Ratel, David ;   Tarrin, Nicolas ;   Torres-Martinez, Napoleon ;   Verney, Alexandre ;   Aksenova, Tetiana ;   Benabid, Alim-Louis

Tags Brain-computer/machine interfaceNeural signal processingMotor neuroprostheses

The goal of the CLINATEC® Brain Computer Interface (BCI) Project is to improve tetraplegic subjects' quality of life by allowing them to...

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Comparison of Steady-State Visual and Somatosensory Evoked Potentials for Brain-Computer Interface Control

Smith, Dante ;   Varghese, Lenny ;   Stepp, Cara ;   Guenther, Frank

Tags Brain-computer/machine interfaceBrain functional imaging - EEGBrain functional imaging - Evoked potentials

Many proposed EEG-based brain-computer interfaces (BCIs) make use of visual stimuli to elicit steady-state visual evoked potentials (SSVEP),...

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Computationally Efficient Feature Denoising Filter and Selection of Optimal Features for Noise Insensitive Spike Sorting

Yang, Yuning ;   Eftekhar, Amir ;   Constandinou, Timothy ;   Mason, Andrew ;   Boling, Sam ;   Paraskevopoulou, Sivylla-Eleni

Tags Brain-computer/machine interfaceNeural interfaces - Implantable systemsNeural signal processing

Feature extraction is a critical step in real-time spike sorting after a spike is detected. Features should be informative and noise...

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Decoding of Attentional Selection in a Cocktail Party Environment from Single-Trial EEG Is Robust to Task

Lauteslager, Timo ;   O'Sullivan, James ;   Reilly, Richard ;   Lalor, Edmund

Tags Brain-computer/machine interfaceNeural signal processing

Recently it has been shown to be possible to ascertain the target of a subject's attention in a cocktail party environment from single-trial...

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Decoding of Chinese Phoneme Clusters Using ECoG

Song, Chen ;   Xu, Rui ;   Hong, Bo

Tags Brain-computer/machine interfaceBrain functional imaging - Spatial-temporal dynamics

A finite set of phonetic units is used in human speech, but how our brain recognizes these units from speech streams is still largely unknown....

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Differences in Motor Cortical Representations of Kinematic Variables between Action Observation and Action Execution and Implications for Brain-Machine Interfaces

Willett, Francis ;   Suminski, Aaron ;   Fagg, Andrew ;   Hatsopoulos, Nicholas

Tags Brain-computer/machine interfaceMotor neuroprosthesesNeural signals - Coding

Observing an action being performed and executing the same action cause similar patterns of neural activity to emerge in the primary motor...

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Discriminating Hand Gesture Motor Imagery Tasks Using Cortical Current Density Estimation

Edelman, Bradley ;   Baxter, Bryan ;   He, Bin

Tags Brain-computer/machine interfaceBrain functional imaging - Source localizationBrain functional imaging - Classification

Current EEG based brain computer interface (BCI) systems have achieved successful control in up to 3 dimensions; however the current...

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Discriminative Channel Addition and Reduction for Filter Bank Common Spatial Pattern in Motor Imagery BCI

Chin, Zheng Yang ;   Ang, Kai Keng ;   Wang, Chuanchu ;   Guan, Cuntai

Tags Brain-computer/machine interfaceNeural signal processing

An electroencephalography (EEG)-based Motor Imagery Brain-Computer Interface (MI-BCI) requires a long setup time if a large number of...

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Electrocorticogram Encoding of Upper Extremity Movement Duration

Wang, Po T. ;   King, Christine E. ;   McCrimmon, Colin M ;   Shaw, Susan J. ;   Millett, David ;   Liu, Charles Y. ;   Chui, Luis A. ;   Nenadic, Zoran ;   Do, An H.

Tags Brain-computer/machine interfaceNeural signals - CodingBrain physiology and modeling

Electrocorticogram (ECoG) is a promising long-term signal acquisition platform for brain-computer interface (BCI) systems such as upper...

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Energy Efficient Acquisition and Reconstruction of EEG Signals

Singh, Wazir ;   Shukla, Ankita ;   Deb, Sujay ;   Majumdar, Angshul

Tags Brain-computer/machine interface

In Wireless Body Area Networks (WBAN) the energy consumption is dominated by sensing and communication. Previous Compressed Sensing (CS)...

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Enhancing Accuracy of Mental Fatigue Classification using Advanced Computational Intelligence in an Electroencephalography System

Chai, Rifai ;   Tran, Yvonne ;   Craig, Ashley ;   Ling, Steve ;   Nguyen, Hung T.

Tags Brain-computer/machine interfaceHuman performance - FatigueNeural signal processing

A system using electroencephalography (EEG) signals could enhance the detection of mental fatigue while driving a vehicle. This paper examines...

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In Vivo Evaluation of a ?ECoG Array for Chronic Stimulation

Lycke, Roy ;   Schendel, Amelia ;   Williams, Justin ;   Otto, Kevin

Tags Brain-computer/machine interfaceNeural interfaces - Brain stimulationSensory neuroprostheses - Auditory

Advancements in neural interfaces capable of neural stimulation have shown that neural implants may potentially target the central nervous...

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Influence of Mental Fatigue on P300 and SSVEP During Virtual Wheelchair Navigation

Lamti, Hachem Amine ;   Ben Khelifa, Mohamed Moncef ;   ALIMI, Mohamed Adel ;   Gorce, Philippe

Tags Brain-computer/machine interfaceVirtual reality in rehabilitationHuman performance - Fatigue

The aim of this paper is to investigate the influence of mental fatigue on Positive 300 (P300) and Steady State Visual Evoked Potentials...

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Investigation into Machine Learning Algorithms As Applied to Motor Cortex Signals for Classification of Movement Stages

Hollingshead, Robert Luke ;   Putrino, David ;   Ghosh, Soumya ;   Tan, Tele

Tags Brain-computer/machine interfaceNeural signal processing

Neuroinformatics has recently emerged as a powerful and exciting field for the statistical analysis of neural data. This study uses machine...

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Local Field Potentials Mitigate Decline in Motor Decoding Performance Caused by Loss of Spiking Units

Rupp, Kyle ;   Schieber, Marc ;   Thakor, Nitish

Tags Brain-computer/machine interface

The technology underlying brain computer interfaces has recently undergone rapid development, though a variety of issues remain that are...

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Low Cost Implementation of a Motor Imagery Experiment with BCI System and Its Use in Neurorehabilitation

Muñoz, John Edison ;   Rios, Luis Hernando ;   Henao Gallo, Oscar Alberto

Tags Brain-computer/machine interfaceVirtual reality in rehabilitationMotor learning, neural control, and neuromuscular systems

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Modulation Effect of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation on Phase Synchronization in Motor Imagery Brain-Computer Interface

He, Wei ;   Wei, Pengfei ;   Zhou, Yi ;   Wang, Liping

Tags Brain-computer/machine interface

Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) has been demonstrated that it can enhance the cortex excitability and modulate the...

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Optimizing Visual-To-Auditory Delay for Multimodal BCI Speller

An, Xingwei ;   Ming, Dong ;   Sterling, Douglas ;   Qi, Hongzhi ;   Blankertz, Benjamin

Tags Brain-computer/machine interfaceNeural signal processingHuman performance

Multimodal spellers combining visual and auditory stimulation have recently gained more attention in ERP-based Brain-Computer Interfaces (BCIs)....

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Predicting Hand Orientation in Reach-To-Grasp Tasks Using Neural Activities from Primary Motor Cortex

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

Tags Brain-computer/machine interfaceNeural signals - CodingNeural signal processing

Hand orientation is an important control parameter during reach-to-grasp task. In this paper, we presented a study for predicting hand...

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Single-Trial Classification of Neural Responses Evoked in Rapid Serial Visual Presentation: Effects of Stimulus Onset Asynchrony and Stimulus Repetition

Cecotti, Hubert ;   Eckstein, Miguel ;   Giesbrecht, Barry

Tags Brain-computer/machine interfaceBrain functional imaging - EEGNeural signal processing

Rapid serial visual presentation (RSVP) tasks, in which participants are presented with a continuous sequence of images in one location, have...

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Subject-Oriented Training for Motor Imagery Brain-Computer Interfaces

Perdikis, Serafeim ;   Leeb, Robert ;   Millán, José del R.

Tags Brain-computer/machine interfaceMotor learning, neural control, and neuromuscular systemsMotor neuroprostheses

Successful operation of motor imagery (MI)-based brain-computer interfaces (BCI) requires mutual adaptation between the human subject and...

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Temporal Changes of Beta Rhythms and Rotation-Related Negativity Reflect Switches in Motor Imagery

Yokoyama, Hiroshi ;   Nambu, Isao ;   Izawa, Jun ;   Wada, Yasuhiro

Tags Brain-computer/machine interfaceHuman performanceBrain functional imaging - EEG

While motor imagery has been known as a powerful tool for neuro-rehabilitation in stroke patients, whether this technique is also effective...

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Towards a Gaze-Independent Hybrid-BCI Based on SSVEPs, Alpha-Band Modulations and the P300

Loughnane, Gerard ;   Meade, Emma ;   Reilly, Richard ;   Lalor, Edmund

Tags Brain-computer/machine interfaceNeural signal processingBrain functional imaging - EEG

In recent years it has been shown to be possible to create a Brain Computer Interface (BCI) using non-invasive electroencephalographic (EEG)...

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Towards an Architecture of a Hybrid BCI Based on SSVEP-BCI and Passive-BCI

Cotrina, Anibal ;   Benevides, Alessandro ;   Ferreira, Andre ;   Bastos, Teodiano ;   Castillo, Javier ;   Menezes, Maria Luiza ;   Pereira, Carlos Eduardo

Tags Brain-computer/machine interface

Recent decades have seen BCI applications as a novel and promising new channel of communication, control and entertainment for disabled and...

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Towards an Enhanced ERP Speller Based on the Visual Processing of Face Familiarity

Yeom, Seul-Ki ;   Fazli, Siamac ;   Müller, Klaus-Robert ;   Lee, Seong-Whan

Tags Brain-computer/machine interfaceNeural signal processingBrain functional imaging - EEG

In this study, a novel P300 based brain-computer interface (BCI) system using random set presentation pattern and employing the effect of...

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Write, Read and Answer Emails with a Dry 'n' Wireless Brain-Computer Interface System

Pinegger, Andreas ;   Deckert, Lisa ;   Halder, Sebastian ;   Barry, Norbert ;   Faller, Josef ;   Käthner, Ivo ;   Hintermüller, Christoph ;   Wriessnegger, Selina ;   Kuebler, Andrea ;   Müller-Putz, Gernot

Tags Brain-computer/machine interfaceNeural interfaces - Bioelectric sensors

Brain-computer interface (BCI) users can control very complex applications such as multimedia players or even web browsers. Therefore,...

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