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Sensorimotor cortex activation in spinal cord injured patients: spatio-temporal evidence

Izzeldin, I.M. and Lakany, H. and Allan, D.B. and Conway, B.A. (2006) Sensorimotor cortex activation in spinal cord injured patients: spatio-temporal evidence. In: 3rd International Conference on Advances in Medical, Signal and Information Processing, 2006-07-17 - 2006-07-19, Glasgow.

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Abstract

This paper reports on preliminary results of finding sensorimotor cortex spatio-temporal residual activation during attempted motion of paralysed limbs in spinal cord injured (SCI) patients. Our aim is to make use of such activity to control non-invasive brain-computer interfaces where the association of movement imagery and device control should lead to reduced device training times. Application of a continuous wavelet transform to EEG records is used to illustrate the spatio-temporal cortical activation recorded when the subjects with SCI performed imaginary movements.

Item type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
ID code: 8266
Keywords: brain-computer interfaces, imaginary movement, motor cortex, signal processing, spinal cord injury, Bioengineering
Subjects: Technology > Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) > Bioengineering
Department: Faculty of Engineering > Bioengineering
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    Date Deposited: 09 Sep 2009 15:57
    Last modified: 17 Jul 2013 15:23
    URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/8266

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