A Computationally Efficient Order Statistics based Outlier Detection Technique for EEG Signals

Giri, Bapun K ;   Sarkar, Soumajyoti ;   Mazumder, Satyaki ;   Das, Koel

Tags Neural signal processingBrain functional imaging - EEG

Detecting artifacts in EEG data produced by muscle activity, eye blinks and electrical noise is a common and important problem in EEG...

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A Step Towards EEG-Based Brain Computer Interface for Autism Intervention

Fan, Jing ;   Wade, Joshua ;   Bian, Dayi ;   Key, Alexandra ;   Warren, Zachary ;   Mion, Lorraine ;   Sarkar, Nilanjan

Tags Neural signal processingBrain-computer/machine interfaceRehabilitation - Virtual reality

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a prevalent and costly neurodevelopmental disorder. Individuals with ASD often have deficits in social...

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A Study on Cortico-Muscular Coupling in Finger Motions for Exoskeleton Assisted Neuro-Rehabilitation

Chowdhury, Anirban ;   Raza, Haider ;   Dutta, Ashish ;   Nishad, Shyam Sunder ;   Saxena, Anupam ;   Prasad, Girijesh

Tags Rehabilitation - StrokeRehabilitation - Wearable systemsNeural signal processing

In this paper our objective is to analyze the cortico-muscular coupling for hand finger motion and its possible use in the control of an...

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Accurate Single-Trial Detection of Movement Intention Made Possible using Adaptive Wavelet Transform

Chamanzar, Alireza ;   Malekmohammadi, Alireza ;   Bahrani, Masih ;   Shabany, Mahdi

Tags Brain-computer/machine interfaceMotor learning, neural control, and neuromuscular systemsNeural signal processing

The outlook of brain-computer interfacing (BCI)is very bright. The real-time, accurate detection of a motor movement task is critical in BCI...

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An EEG Study of Turning Freeze in Parkinson's Disease Patients: The Alteration of Brain Dynamic on the Motor and Visual Cortex

Handojoseno, Aluysius Maria Ardi ;   Gilat, Moran ;   Ly, Quynh Tran ;   Chamtie, Hayat ;   Shine, James M. ;   Nguyen, Tuan Nghia ;   Tran, Yvonne ;   Lewis, Simon J.G. ;   Nguyen, Hung T.

Tags Neural signal processingNeural signals - Spectral analysis

Freezing of gait is a very debilitating symptom affecting many patients with Parkinson’s disease, leading to a reduced mobility and increased...

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Application of Higher-Order Spectral Analysis to Local Field Potentials Recorded in Patients Treated with Deep Brain Stimulation

Marceglia, Sara ;   Bianchi, Anna Maria ;   Guglielmo, Foffani ;   Priori, Alberto ;   Cerutti, Sergio

Tags Neural signal processingNeural signals - Spectral analysisNeural signals - Nonlinear analysis

Local field potentials (LFPs) recorded from implanted deep brain electrodes demonstrated the oscillatory nature of human basal ganglia. LFP...

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Assessment of Users' Cognitive Engagement during Passive and Active Exercises for Neurorehabilitation using NIRS

Han, Chang-Hee ;   Hwang, Han-Jeong ;   Lim, Jeong-Hwan ;   Im, Chang-Hwan

Tags Motor learning, neural control, and neuromuscular systemsRehabilitationNeural signal processing

In this study, we evaluated and classified hemodynamic responses induced by conventional passive exercise for neurorehabilitation and combined...

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Binaural Interaction in Unilateral Cochlear Implant Users: Neural Correlates in Free-Field Single Trial Responses

Schebsdat, Erik ;   Corona-Strauss, Farah I. ;   Hessel, Horst ;   Seidler, Harald ;   Bellagnech, Ahmed ;   Rusczyk, Lilian ;   Müller, Oliver ;   Strauss, Daniel J.

Tags Neural signal processingNeural signals - FilteringBrain functional imaging - EEG

Single sided deafness (SSD) is a common problem and only recently treated by cochlear implants (CIs). This is mediating binaural interaction...

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Characteristics of the Neuronal Firing Patterns in the Subthalamic Nucleus with Graded Dopaminergic Cell Loss in the Nigrostriatal Pathway

Park, Sunghee ;   Song, Kang-Il ;   Suh, Jun-Kyo ;   Youn, Inchan

Tags Brain physiology and modeling - Neural circuitsNeural signal processingNeurological disorders - Mechanisms

The aim of this study was to evaluate the neuronal firing changes in the subthalamic nucleus (STN) in a graded mouse model of Parkinson’s...

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Cognitive State Prediction using an Expectation-Maximization Algorithm Applied to Gamma Distributed Data

Yousefi, Ali ;   Paulk, Angelique C ;   Deckersbach, Thilo ;   Dougherty, Darin ;   Eskandar, Emad ;   Widge, Alik ;   Eden, Uri

Tags Neural signals - FilteringNeural signals - Detection of transient eventsNeural signal processing

Behavioral tests are widely used to quantify features of cognitive processing. For a large class of behavioral signals, the observed variables...

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Comparing Features Extractors in EEG-Based Cognitive Fatigue Detection of Demanding Computer Tasks

Chai, Rifai ;   Smith, Mitchell Robert ;   Nguyen, Tuan Nghia ;   Ling, Steve ;   Coutts, Aaron James ;   Nguyen, Hung T.

Tags Human performance - FatigueNeural signal processingHuman performance - Attention and vigilance

An electroencephalography (EEG)-based classification system could be used as a tool for detecting cognitive fatigue from demanding computer...

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Comparing Metrics to Evaluate Performance of Regression Methods for Decoding of Neural Signals

Spüler, Martin ;   Sarasola-Sanz, Andrea ;   Birbaumer, Niels ;   Rosenstiel, Wolfgang ;   Ramos-Murguialday, Ander

Tags Brain-computer/machine interfaceNeural signal processing

The use of regression methods for decoding of neural signals has become popular, with its main applications in the field of Brain-Machine...

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Comparison of Sensorimotor Rhythms in EEG Signals during Simple and Combined Motor Imageries Over the Contra and Ipsilateral Hemispheres

Lindig, Cecilia ;   Bougrain, Laurent

Tags Brain physiology and modeling - Sensory-motorNeural signal processing

Imaginary motor tasks cause brain oscillations that can be detected through the analysis of electroencephalographic (EEG) recordings. This...

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Data Glove Embedded with 9-Axis IMU and Force Sensing Sensors for Evaluation of Hand Function

Hsiao, Pei-Chi ;   Yang, Shu-Yu ;   Lin, Bor-Shing ;   Lee, I-Jung ;   Chou, Willy

Tags Rehabilitation - Wearable systemsHuman performanceNeural signal processing

A hand injury can greatly affect a person’s daily life. Physicians must evaluate the state of recovery of a patient’s injured hand. However,...

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Detection of Neuromuscular Response in Gait Perturbation: A Potential Application in Overground Gait Rehabilitation

Choi, Junhyuk ;   Chung, Sang Hun ;   Kim, Yeonghun ;   Kang, Hyolim ;   Lee, Jong Min ;   Kim, Seung-Jong ;   Kim, Hyungmin

Tags Neural signal processingBrain-computer/machine interfaceRehabilitation - Locomotion

In order to investigate the neuromuscular response due to gait perturbation, electroencephalogram (EEG) and electromyogram (EMG) were...

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Distinction of Individual Finger Responses in Somatosensory Cortex using ECoG High-Gamma Activation Mapping

Prueckl, Robert ;   Kapeller, Christoph ;   Kamada, Kyousuke ;   Takeuchi, Fumiya ;   Ogawa, Hiroshi ;   Scharinger, Josef ;   Guger, Christoph

Tags Brain functional imaging - MappingNeural signal processingNeurological disorders - Epilepsy

This study demonstrates the feasibility of high-gamma activity mapping for localization of somatosensory finger areas in the human brain....

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EEG-Based Time and Spatial Interpretation of Activation Areas for Relaxation and Words Writing between Poor and Capable Dyslexic Children

Mohamad, Noor Bariah ;   Lee, Khuan Y. ;   Mansor, Wahidah ;   Mahmoodin, Zulkifli

Tags Neural signal processingNeural signals - Time-frequency analysis

Symptoms of dyslexia such as difficulties with accurate and/or fluent word recognition, and/or poor spelling as well as decoding abilities, are...

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Electroencephalographic Spectral Correlates of Caress-Like Affective Haptic Stimuli

Valenza, Gaetano ;   Greco, Alberto ;   Nardelli, Mimma ;   Bianchi, Matteo ;   Lanata', Antonio ;   Rossi, Simone ;   Scilingo, Enzo Pasquale

Tags Neural signals - Spectral analysisNeural signal processingHuman performance - Cognition

This paper describes how brain dynamics, as estimated through spectral analysis of electroencephalographic (EEG) oscillatory rhythms, is...

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Estimation of the Reaction Times in Tasks of Varying Difficulty from the Phase Coherence of the Auditory Steady-State Response using the Least Absolute Shrinkage and Selection Operator Analysis

Yokota, Yusuke ;   Igarashi, Yasuhiko ;   Okada, Masato ;   Naruse, Yasushi

Tags Human performance - Activities of daily livingNeural signal processingBrain functional imaging - MEG

Quantitative estimation of the workload in the brain is an important factor for helping to predict the behavior of humans. The reaction time...

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Evaluation of Passive Polarized Stereoscopic 3D Display for Visual and Mental Fatigues

Amin, Hafeez Ullah ;   Malik, Aamir Saeed ;   Wajid, Mumtaz ;   Badruddin, Nasreen ;   Kamel, Nidal

Tags Human performance - FatigueRehabilitation - CognitionNeural signal processing

Visual and mental fatigues induced by active shutter stereoscopic 3D (S3D) display have been reported using event-related brain potentials...

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Filter Bank Common Spatial Patterns in Mental Workload Estimation

Arvaneh, Mahnaz ;   Umilta, Alberto ;   Robertson, Ian

Tags Neural signal processingHuman performance - CognitionNeural signals - Filtering

EEG-based workload estimation technology provides a real time means of assessing mental workload. Such technology can effectively enhance...

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FPGA Implementation of Principal Component Regression (PCR) for Real-Time Differentiation of Dopamine from Interferents

Bozorgzadeh, Bardia ;   Covey, Daniel ;   Garris, Paul ;   Mohseni, Pedram

Tags Neural signal processingNeural interfaces - Implantable systems

This paper reports on field-programmable gate array (FPGA) implementation of a digital signal processing (DSP) unit for real-time processing...

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High-Density MEA Recordings Unveil the Dynamics of Bursting Events in Cell Cultures

Lonardoni, Davide ;   Di Marco, Stefano ;   Amin, Hayder ;   Maccione, Alessandro ;   Berdondini, Luca ;   Nieus, Thierry

Tags Neural signal processingNeural interfaces - Microelectrode technologyNeural signals - Nonlinear analysis

High density multielectrode arrays (MEAs) based on CMOS technology (CMOS-MEAs) can simultaneously record extracellular spiking activity in...

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Hybrid Gaze/EEG Brain Computer Interface for Robot Arm Control on a Pick and Place Task

Wang, Haofei ;   Dong, Xujiong ;   Chen, Zhaokang ;   Shi, Bertram E

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

We describe a hybrid brain computer interface that integrates gaze information from an eye tracker with brain activity information measured...

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Identification of Brain Regions of Interest for Epilepsy Surgery Planning using Support Vector Machines

Dian, Joshua Adam ;   Colic, Sinisa ;   Chinvarun, Yotin ;   Carlen, Peter L. ;   Bardakjian, Berj Luther

Tags Neurological disorders - EpilepsyNeural signal processingNeural signals - Time-frequency analysis

In patients with intractable epilepsy, surgical resection is a promising treatment; however, post surgical seizure freedom is contingent upon...

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Improving Neural Decoding in the Central Auditory System using Bio-Inspired Spectro-Temporal Representations and a Generalized Bilinear Model

Siahpoush, Shadi ;   Erfani, Yousof ;   Rode, Thilo ;   Lim, Hubert ;   Rouat, Jean ;   Plourde, Eric

Tags Neural signals - CodingNeural signals - Time-frequency analysisNeural signal processing

We study the impact of different encoding models and spectro-temporal representations on the accuracy of Bayesian decoding of neural...

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Influence of Noisy Reference Signals on Selective Attention Decoding

Aroudi, Ali ;   Mirkovic, Bojana ;   De Vos, Maarten ;   Doclo, Simon

Tags Brain-computer/machine interfaceNeural signal processing

In a recently proposed method for selective attention decoding [1] using electroencephalography (EEG) recordings the clean speech signals of...

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Information Transmission in an Auditory Nerve Fiber Model Stimulated by Low-Rate Pulsatile Waveforms

Mino, Hiroyuki

Tags Sensory neuroprostheses - AuditoryNeural stimulationNeural signal processing

This article presents information transmission of the spike trains in an auditory nerve fiber (ANF) model stimulated by sinusoidally modulated...

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Investigating Cell Culture Dynamics Combining High Density Recordings with Dimensional Reduction Techniques

Nieus, Thierry ;   Di Marco, Stefano ;   Maccione, Alessandro ;   Amin, Hayder ;   Berdondini, Luca

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

High density multielectrode array recordings with CMOS-MEAs allow to monitor cell culture activity with un- precedent details respect to...

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Motion Sensitivity Analysis of Retinal Ganglion Cells in Mouse Retina using Natural Visual Stimuli

Wadehn, Federico ;   Schieban, Konrad ;   Nikolic, Konstantin

Tags Sensory neuroprostheses - Signal and vision processingSensory neuroprostheses - VisualNeural signal processing

One of the major objectives in functional studies of the retina is the understanding of neural circuits and identification of the function of...

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Multi-Unit Activity Contains Information about Spatial Stimulus Structure in Mouse Primary Visual Cortex

Tolkiehn, Marie ;   Schultz, Simon R

Tags Neural signals - CodingNeural signal processingNeural signals - Detection of transient events

This study investigates the spatial and directional tuning of Multi-Unit Activity (MUA) in mouse primary visual cortex and how MUA can reflect...

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Neural Correlates of Relevant Stimuli Processing for Brain Computer Interfaces

Acqualagna, Laura ;   Blankertz, Benjamin

Tags Brain-computer/machine interfaceNeural signal processingNeural signals - Detection of transient events

The transfer of Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) technology to non-medical application in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) such as Information...

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Neural Indicators of the Depth of Cognitive Processing for User-Adaptive Neurotechnological Applications

Nicolae, Irina-Emilia ;   Acqualagna, Laura ;   Blankertz, Benjamin

Tags Brain-computer/machine interfaceNeural signal processingBrain physiology and modeling - Cognition, memory, perception

The ability to infer implicit user variables in real-time and an in unobtrusive way would open a broad variety of applications such as adapting...

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Neural Network based Forward Prediction of Bladder Pressure using Pudendal Nerve Electrical Activity

Geramipour, Arezou ;   Makki, Saeid ;   Erfanian, Abbas

Tags Neural signal processingNeural signals - Nonlinear analysis

Individuals with spinal cord injury or neurological disorders have problems in urinary bladder storage and in voiding function. In these people,...

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Neural Signal Processing and Closed-Loop Control Algorithm Design for an Implanted Neural Recording and Stimulation System

Hamilton, Lei ;   McConley, Marc ;   Angermueller, Kai ;   Goldberg, David ;   Corba, Massimiliano ;   Kim, Louis ;   Parks, Philip ;   Chin, Sang ;   Widge, Alik ;   Dougherty, Darin ;   Eskandar, Emad ;   Moran, James

Tags Neural signal processingNeural stimulation - Deep brainNeural interfaces - Implantable systems

A fully autonomous intracranial device is built to continually record neural activities in different parts of the brain, process these sampled...

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Pharmacologically Induced Laminar Oscillations Recorded in Vivo using 3D Arrays

Smith, Graham ;   Balasubramanian, Karthikeyan ;   Takahashi, Kazutaka ;   Hatsopoulos, Nicholas

Tags Neural signal processingNeural interfaces - Implantable systemsBrain physiology and modeling - Neural dynamics and computation

Understanding the effect of pharmacological drugs on the oscillations at different layers of sensorimotor regions, and the interactions...

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Phase Locking and Its Spatiotemporal Dynamics of ? Oscillation in Electrocorticography (ECoG) in the Monkey Motor Cortex at the Onset of EMGs and 3D Reaching Movements

Watanabe, Hidenori ;   Takahashi, Kazutaka ;   Isa, Tadashi

Tags Brain physiology and modelingBrain functional imaging - Spatial-temporal dynamicsNeural signal processing

? oscillations in local field potentials, electrocorticography (ECoG), and electroencephalograms (EEG) are ubiquitous in the motor cortex of...

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Predicting Hand Forces from Scalp Electroencephalography during Isometric Force Production and Object Grasping

Paek, Andrew ;   Gailey, Alycia ;   Parikh, Pranav ;   Santello, Marco ;   Contreras-Vidal, José

Tags Brain functional imaging - EEGNeural signal processingMotor learning, neural control, and neuromuscular systems

In this study, we demonstrate the feasibility of predicting hand forces from brain activity recorded with scalp electroencephalography (EEG)....

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Preliminary Study for Extraction of P300 and SSVEP by Stimulus Presentation using Phase Inversion Technique in Hybrid BCI

Fukami, Tadanori ;   Ishihara, Kazuyoshi ;   Ishikawa, Fumito

Tags Brain-computer/machine interfaceNeural signal processing

In this study, we propose a novel stimulation presentation method for the hybrid BCI of the P300 and steady state visual evoked potential...

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Processing and Analysis of Multichannel Extracellular Neuronal Signals: State-of-the-Art and Challenges

Mahmud, Mufti ;   Vassanelli, Stefano

Tags Neural signal processingNeural interfaces - Implantable systemsBrain-computer/machine interface

In recent years multichannel neuronal signal acquisition systems have allowed scientists to focus on research questions which were otherwise...

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Quantifying in Vivo and in Vitro Neuronal Bursts by an Automatized Adaptive Burst Detection Algorithm and Entropy Measures

Kapucu, Fikret Emre ;   Mikkonen, Jarno Eelis ;   Tanskanen, Jarno M. A. ;   Hyttinen, Jari

Tags Neural signal processingNeural signals - Spectral analysis

In this paper, we propose employing entropy values to quantify action potential bursts in electrophysiological measurements from the brain and...

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Rational Decision Making May Be Influenced by the Preceding Mental Task: An EEG Source Imaging Study

Kim, Jeong-Youn ;   Kim, Kun-Il ;   Shim, Miseon ;   Im, Chang-Hwan

Tags Human performance - CognitionBrain functional imaging - Source localizationNeural signal processing

Prefrontal cortex has been believed to be closely associated with rational decision making process. Since the prefrontal cortex can also be...

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Region based Brain Computer Interface for a Home Control Application

Akman Aydin, Eda ;   Bay, Omer Faruk ;   Guler, Inan

Tags Brain-computer/machine interfaceNeural signal processingNeural signals - Filtering

Environment control is one of the important challenges for disabled people who suffer from neuromuscular diseases. Brain Computer Interface...

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Removal of Transcranial A.C. Current Stimulation Artifact from Simultaneous EEG Recordings by Superposition of Moving Averages

Kohli, Siddharth ;   Casson, Alexander James

Tags Neural stimulation - Transcranial alternating current stimulation (tACS)Neural stimulationNeural signal processing

Transcranial Current Stimulation (tCS) is a recent development for non-invasive brain stimulation. At present tCS introduces large artifacts...

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Simple Patterning Method for Auto-Synapse Development in Array

Sangcheol, Na ;   Bang, Seokyoung ;   Jang, Jae Myung ;   Jeon, Noo Li

Tags Neural interfaces - Microelectrode technologyNeural interfaces - Microsystems and microfabricationNeural signal processing

Single cell level analysis is important in the fundamental study of many cellular processes. Here, we introduce a simple patterning method for...

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Spectra of Infant EEG within the First Year of Life: A Pilot Study

Xiao, Ran ;   Qi, Xiao ;   Fagg, Andrew ;   Kolobe, Thubi ;   Miller, David ;   Ding, Lei

Tags Neural signal processingNeural signals - Spectral analysis

Rhythmic activities in electroencephalography (EEG) have been extensively studied in adults and classic rhythms are found to correlate with...

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Time-Frequency Characterization of Local Field Potential in a Decision Making Task

Loncar-Turukalo, Tatjana ;   Mijatovic, Gorana ;   Bozanic, Nebojsa ;   Stoll, Frederic ;   Bajic, Dragana ;   Procyk, Emmanuel

Tags Neural signals - Time-frequency analysisNeural signal processingNeurological disorders - Mechanisms

This study seeks to characterize the neuronal mechanisms underlying voluntary decisions to check/verify. In order to describe and potentially...

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Towards Perception Awareness: Perceptual Event Detection for Brain Computer Interfaces

Nejati, Hossein ;   Tsourides, Kleovoulos (Leo) ;   Pomponiu, Victor ;   Ehrenberg, Evan C. ;   Cheung, Ngai-Man ;   Sinha, Pawan

Tags Brain-computer/machine interfaceNeural signal processingNeural signals - Detection of transient events

Brain computer interface (BCI) technology is becoming increasingly popular in many domains such as entertainment, mental state analysis, and...

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Towards SSVEP-Based, Portable, Responsive Brain-Computer Interface

Kaczmarek, Piotr ;   Salomon, Pawe?

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

A Brain-Computer Interface in motion control application requires high system responsiveness and accuracy. SSVEP interface consisted of 2-8...

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Tracking of the Speech Envelope by Neural Activity during Speech Production is Not Limited to Broca's Area in the Dominant Frontal Lobe

Magrassi, Lorenzo ;   Cabrini, Alessandro ;   Aromataris, Giuseppe ;   Moro, Andrea ;   Annovazzi, Valerio

Tags Human performance - SpeechBrain physiology and modelingNeural signal processing

We cross-correlated the electric cortical activity of eleven patients undergoing awake neurosurgical operations with the sound envelope of...

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