A Feasibility Study to Utilize Adaptation for Selective Activation of the Sensory Nerve Afferents

An, Boyoung ;   Hwang, Sun Hee ;   Ma, Joohyeong ;   Song, Tongjin ;   Rhee, Kyehan ;   Khang, Gon

Tags Sensory neuroprostheses – Somatosensory and vestibularBrain-computer/machine interface – Robotics applications

This study was designed to investigate the feasibility to employ adaptation of the sensory nerve afferents in order to selectively elicit...

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An Approach to Develop an Objective Measure of Temporal Processing in Cochlear Implant users based on Schroeder-Phase Harmonic Complexes

Leijsen, Anne Mathilde ;   Lopez Valdes, Alejandro ;   McLaughlin, Myles ;   Smith, Jaclyn ;   Viani, Laura ;   Walshe, Peter ;   Reilly, Richard

Tags Sensory neuroprostheses – AuditoryBrain functional imaging – EEGNeural signal processing

Recent evidence suggests that cortical auditory evoked potentials recorded by EEG may be used to obtain an objective measure of spectral...

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Automated Classification of Electrically-Evoked Compound Action Potentials

Akhoun, Idrick ;   Bestel, Julie ;   Pracht, Philip ;   El-Zir, Elie ;   Van-den-Abbeele, Thierry

Tags Sensory neuroprostheses – AuditoryHuman performance – Modelling and predictionClinical neurophysiology

Electrically-evoked compound action potentials (ECAPs) is an objective measure of peripheral neural encoding of electrical stimulation delivered...

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Cochlear Implants and Objective Measures: A Computational Framework for Studying Artifact Rejection Methodologies

Mina, Faten ;   Attina, Virginie ;   Truy, Eric ;   Veuillet, Evelyne ;   Duroc, Yvan ;   Thai-Van, Hung

Tags Sensory neuroprostheses – AuditoryNeural signal processing – Blind source separationNeural interfaces – Computational modeling and simulation

Cochlear implants (CIs) continue to improve the quality of life of deaf patients worldwide. However, empirical parameter fitting sessions are...

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Electrical Stimulation Alters Light Responses of Mouse Retinal Ganglion Cells

Jalligampala, Archana ;   Zrenner, Eberhart ;   Rathbun, Daniel

Tags Sensory neuroprosthesesNeural interfaces – Neural stimulationSensory neuroprostheses – Signal and vision processing

Despite considerable advances in the field of retinal prosthetics during recent years, significant variability remains in the quality of vision...

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Electrophysiological Correlates of Spectral Discrimination for Cochlear Implant Users

Lopez Valdes, Alejandro ;   McLaughlin, Myles ;   Viani, Laura ;   Walshe, Peter ;   Smith, Jaclyn ;   Zeng, Fan -Gang ;   Reilly, Richard

Tags Sensory neuroprostheses – AuditoryBrain functional imaging – EEGSensory neuroprostheses

A cochlear implant (CI) can partially restore hearing in patients with severe to profound sensorineural hearing loss. Proper programming and...

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In Situ Validation of a Parametric Model of Electrical Field Distribution in an Implanted Cochlea

Dang, Kai ;   Clerc, Maureen ;   Vandersteen, Clair ;   Guevara, Nicolas ;   Gnansia, Dan

Tags Sensory neuroprostheses – AuditoryNeuromuscular systems – Computational modeling and simulationNeural interfaces – Implantable systems

Cochlear implants have been proved to be an effective treatment for patients with sensorineural hearing loss. Among all the approaches that...

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Influence of Retinal Ganglion Cell Morphology on Neuronal Response Properties: A Simulation Study

Bai, Siwei ;   Guo, Tianruo ;   Tsai, David ;   Morley, John William ;   Suaning, Gregg ;   Lovell, Nigel H. ;   Dokos, Socrates

Tags Sensory neuroprostheses – VisualSensory neuroprostheses

Retinal ganglion cells (RGCs) in the vertebrate retina display a wide range of dendritic morphologies. In order to isolate the contribution of...

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Modeling Electrode Place Discrimination in Cochlear Implants: Analysis of the Influence of electrode array Insertion Depth

Gao, Xiao ;   Grayden, David B. ;   McDonnell, Mark Damian

Tags Sensory neuroprostheses – AuditoryNeural interfaces – Computational modeling and simulationNeural interfaces – Implantable systems

Cochlear implants provide functional hearing to people who are profoundly deaf or hearing impaired by replacing the function of missing inner...

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Modeling Functional Adaptation to Sudden Onset of Electrical Stimulation in Vestibular Prostheses

DiGiovanna, Jack ;   Nguyen, Thuy Anh Khoa ;   Londono, Naik ;   Guinand, Nils ;   Guyot, Jean-Philippe ;   Pérez-Fornos, Angelica ;   Micera, Silvestro

Tags Sensory neuroprostheses – Somatosensory and vestibular

Vestibular prosthetics are designed to restore sensory information of head rotations; one configuration that has been used both in animal...

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Objective Assessment of Optimal Group Delays in Cochlear Implants

Zirn, Stefan ;   Arndt, Susan ;   Wesarg, Thomas

Tags Neural interfaces – Implantable systemsBrain functional imaging – EEGNeural interfaces – Neural stimulation

The human auditory periphery is a complex mechano-electrical system that transduces sound waves into nerve action potentials. In this...

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Somatosensory Encoding with Cuneate Nucleus Microstimulation: Effects on Downstream Cortical Activity

Richardson, Andrew ;   Weigand, Pauline ;   Sritharan, Srihari ;   Lucas, Timothy

Tags Sensory neuroprostheses – Somatosensory and vestibularNeural interfaces – Neural stimulation

High-performance neuroprostheses designed to reanimate a paralyzed limb following spinal cord injury must restore both movement and...

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