Smart Wheelchairs and Brain computer Interfaces Book

Smart Wheelchairs and Brain computer Interfaces


  • Author : Pablo Diez
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-05-29
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 492
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128128930

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Smart Wheelchairs and Brain computer Interfaces Excerpt :

Smart Wheelchairs and Brain-Computer Interfaces: Mobile Assistive Technologies combines the fields of neuroscience, rehabilitation and robotics via contributions from experts in their field to help readers develop new mobile assistive technologies. It provides information on robotics, control algorithm design for mobile robotics systems, ultrasonic and laser sensors for measurement and trajectory planning, and is ideal for researchers in BCI. A full view of this new field is presented, giving readers the current research in the field of smart wheelchairs, potential control mechanisms and human interfaces that covers mobility, particularly powered mobility, smart wheelchairs, particularly sensors, control mechanisms, and human interfaces. Presents the first book that combines BCI and mobile robotics Focuses on fundamentals and developments in assistive robotic devices which are commanded by alternative ways, such as the brain Provides an overview of the technologies that are already available to support research and the development of new products

Introduction to Non Invasive EEG Based Brain Computer Interfaces for Assistive Technologies Book

Introduction to Non Invasive EEG Based Brain Computer Interfaces for Assistive Technologies


  • Author : Teodiano Freire Bastos-Filho
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2020-07-23
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 84
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000090727

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Introduction to Non Invasive EEG Based Brain Computer Interfaces for Assistive Technologies Excerpt :

This book aims to bring to the reader an overview of different applications of brain-computer interfaces (BCIs) based on more than 20 years of experience working on these interfaces. The author provides a review of the human brain and EEG signals, describing the human brain, anatomically and physiologically, with the objective of showing some of the patterns of EEG (electroencephalogram) signals used to control BCIs. It then introduces BCIs and different applications, such as a BCI based on ERD/ERS Patterns in α rhythms (used to command a robotic wheelchair with an augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) system onboard it); a BCI based on dependent-SSVEP to command the same robotic wheelchair; a BCI based on SSVEP to command a telepresence robot and its onboard AAC system; a BCI based on SSVEP to command an autonomous car; a BCI based on independent-SSVEP (using Depth-of-Field) to command the same robotic wheelchair; the use of compressive technique in SSVEP-based BCI; a BCI based on motor imagery (using different techniques) to command a robotic monocycle and a robotic exoskeleton; and the first steps to build a neurorehabilitation system based on motor imagery of pedalling together an in immersive virtual environment. This book is intended for researchers, professionals and students working on assistive technology.

Development of a Hybrid Brain computer Interface Controller for a Semi autonomous Wheelchair Book

Development of a Hybrid Brain computer Interface Controller for a Semi autonomous Wheelchair


  • Author : Travis K. Van Leeuwen
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 82
  • ISBN 10 : OCLC:1245492140

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Development of a Hybrid Brain computer Interface Controller for a Semi autonomous Wheelchair Excerpt :

Smart wheelchairs with semi or fully autonomous functions, can greatly improve the mobility of persons with physical impairments. However, most are controlled using inputs that require physical manipulation (e.g. joystick controllers) and for persons with severe physical impairments this method of control can be too demanding. A noninvasive brain-computer interface (BCI) technology-based controller could bridge the gap between smart wheelchairs and physically impaired persons with severe conditions. Current BCI-controlled wheelchairs rely on detecting steady-state visually evoked potential (SSVEP) responses as these typically have the greatest data transfer rate. However, this method requires the user to focus on a screen for an extended period of time. This causes strain on the user and takes their attention away from their surroundings, which could be dangerous in a scenario that requires navigation around multiple moving objects. The main goal of this project is to design a hybrid BCI controller using an electroencephalogram (EEG) headset to detect hand motor imagery (MI) and jaw electromyography (EMG) signals to control a smart wheelchair in conjunction with its semi-autonomous capabilities. A controller of this kind is well-known to have low data transfer rates, and therefore has lower accuracy and longer response times as compared to other controllers. However, a properly structured controller hierarchy between the BCI controller and semi-autonomous system is developed to compensate the limitations of the controller's accuracy. OpenViBE, an open source BCI programming application, and a commercial grade EEG headset are used for data acquisition. A multiple common spatial pattern (CSP) filter and linear discriminant analysis (LDA) classifier system are chosen to process and classify the user's brain activity. Users are trained to use the system and classifier profiles are optimized for each user. Two subjects are trained to use the BCI system and the results of

Artificial Intelligence and Security Book

Artificial Intelligence and Security


  • Author : Xingming Sun
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-08-31
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 828
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030578848

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Artificial Intelligence and Security Excerpt :

This two-volume set LNCS 12239-12240 constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Security, ICAIS 2020, which was held in Hohhot, China, in July 2020. The conference was formerly called “International Conference on Cloud Computing and Security” with the acronym ICCCS. The total of 142 full papers presented in this two-volume proceedings was carefully reviewed and selected from 1064 submissions. The papers were organized in topical sections as follows: Part I: Artificial intelligence and internet of things. Part II: Internet of things, information security, big data and cloud computing, and information processing.

Intelligent Robotics and Applications Book

Intelligent Robotics and Applications


  • Author : Jangmyung Lee
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2013-08-23
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 755
  • ISBN 10 : 9783642408526

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Intelligent Robotics and Applications Excerpt :

This two volumes set LNAI 8102 and LNAI 8103 constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Intelligent Robotics and Applications, ICIRA 2013, held in Busan, South Korea, in September 2013. The 147 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 184 submissions. The papers discuss various topics from intelligent robotics, automation and mechatronics with particular emphasis on technical challenges associated with varied applications such as biomedical application, industrial automation, surveillance and sustainable mobility.

Clinical Engineering Book

Clinical Engineering


  • Author : Azzam Taktak
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2019-12-01
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 552
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081026953

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Clinical Engineering Excerpt :

Clinical Engineering: A Handbook for Clinical and Biomedical Engineers, Second Edition, helps professionals and students in clinical engineering successfully deploy medical technologies. The book provides a broad reference to the core elements of the subject, drawing from a range of experienced authors. In addition to engineering skills, clinical engineers must be able to work with both patients and a range of professional staff, including technicians, clinicians and equipment manufacturers. This book will not only help users keep up-to-date on the fast-moving scientific and medical research in the field, but also help them develop laboratory, design, workshop and management skills. The updated edition features the latest fundamentals of medical technology integration, patient safety, risk assessment and assistive technology. Provides engineers in core medical disciplines and related fields with the skills and knowledge to successfully collaborate on the development of medical devices, via approved procedures and standards Covers US and EU standards (FDA and MDD, respectively, plus related ISO requirements) Includes information that is backed up with real-life clinical examples, case studies, and separate tutorials for training and class use Completely updated to include new standards and regulations, as well as new case studies and illustrations

Bioelectronics and Medical Devices Book

Bioelectronics and Medical Devices


  • Author : Dr. Kunal Pal
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-06-15
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 1006
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081024218

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Bioelectronics and Medical Devices Excerpt :

Bioelectronics and Medical Devices: From Materials to Devices-Fabrication, Applications and Reliability reviews the latest research on electronic devices used in the healthcare sector, from materials, to applications, including biosensors, rehabilitation devices, drug delivery devices, and devices based on wireless technology. This information is presented from the unique interdisciplinary perspective of the editors and contributors, all with materials science, biomedical engineering, physics, and chemistry backgrounds. Each applicable chapter includes a discussion of these devices, from materials and fabrication, to reliability and technology applications. Case studies, future research directions and recommendations for additional readings are also included. The book addresses hot topics, such as the latest, state-of the-art biosensing devices that have the ability for early detection of life-threatening diseases, such as tuberculosis, HIV and cancer. It covers rehabilitation devices and advancements, such as the devices that could be utilized by advanced-stage ALS patients to improve their interactions with the environment. In addition, electronic controlled delivery systems are reviewed, including those that are based on artificial intelligences. Presents the latest topics, including MEMS-based fabrication of biomedical sensors, Internet of Things, certification of medical and drug delivery devices, and electrical safety considerations Presents the interdisciplinary perspective of materials scientists, biomedical engineers, physicists and chemists on biomedical electronic devices Features systematic coverage in each chapter, including recent advancements in the field, case studies, future research directions, and recommendations for additional readings

Intelligent Autonomous Systems 10 Book

Intelligent Autonomous Systems 10


  • Author : Wolfram Burgard
  • Publisher : IOS Press
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 428
  • ISBN 10 : 9781586038878

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Intelligent Autonomous Systems 10 Excerpt :

This volume contains the proceedings of the tenth International Conference on Intelligent Autonomous Systems (IAS-10) in Baden Baden, Germany. The IAS conference brings together leading researchers interested in all aspects of autonomy and adaptivity of artificial systems. One of the driving forces of this conference is the observation that intelligence and autonomy is best studied and demonstrated using mobile robots acting autonomously in real-world environments and under challenging conditions.The papers contained in the final program of the conference cover a wide spectrum of research in autonomous intelligent systems including agent technology, walking robots, motion planning, robot control, multi-robot systems, navigation, perception, applications, learning and adaptation, and humanoid robots, just to mention some of them. The organization of IAS-10 aims to provide the reader with new ideas and to exchange knowledge in relation to the research of autonomous systems. Previous IAS proceedings are available through IOS Press as well.

Computers Helping People with Special Needs Book

Computers Helping People with Special Needs


  • Author : Klaus Miesenberger
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2012-07-09
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 683
  • ISBN 10 : 9783642315343

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Computers Helping People with Special Needs Excerpt :

The two-volume set LNCS 7382 and 7383 constiutes the refereed proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs, ICCHP 2012, held in Linz, Austria, in July 2012. The 147 revised full papers and 42 short papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 364 submissions. The papers included in the second volume are organized in the following topical sections: portable and mobile systems in assistive technology; assistive technology, HCI and rehabilitation; sign 2.0: ICT for sign language users: information sharing, interoperability, user-centered design and collaboration; computer-assisted augmentative and alternative communication; easy to Web between science of education, information design and speech technology; smart and assistive environments: ambient assisted living; text entry for accessible computing; tactile graphics and models for blind people and recognition of shapes by touch; mobility for blind and partially sighted people; and human-computer interaction for blind and partially sighted people.

Brain Informatics Book

Brain Informatics


  • Author : Mufti Mahmud
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-09-15
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 570
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030869939

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Brain Informatics Excerpt :

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Brain Informatics, BI 2021, held in September 2021. The conference was held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The 49 full and 2 short papers together with 18 abstract papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 90 submissions. The papers are organized in the following topical sections: cognitive and computational foundations of brain science; investigations of human information processing systems; brain big data analytics, curation and management; informatics paradigms for brain and mental health research; and brain-machine intelligence and brain-inspired computing.

Parsons  Diseases of the Eye Book

Parsons Diseases of the Eye


  • Author : Sihota
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2019-08-10
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 636
  • ISBN 10 : 9788131254165

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Parsons Diseases of the Eye Excerpt :

Parsons’ Diseases of the Eye has been a trusted textbook for undergraduate students for more than 100 years. It also caters to the basic needs of postgraduate students and practitioners who need to refer to this book for a quick review of the basic concepts. The book was first published in 1907, and on account of its clear and friendly presentation style as well as its authoritative coverage of ocular disorders, it quickly became a fundamental text for students. Since then the book has maintained its popularity with students through regular revisions and updates. The 19th edition of this book was especially adapted to the context of Indian subcontinent with a special mention about the infections that occur predominantly in this region. The 23rd edition continues this trend by presenting unparalleled guidance on nearly every ophthalmic condition and procedure, including the latest advances in the field, making the book more comprehensive and contemporary. • Compliant with the new competency-based curriculum. • Inclusion of Learning Objectives at the beginning of each chapter. • Three new chapters titled Non Traumatic Ophthalmic Emergencies, Dark Room Procedures and Clinical Investigations added to help students get a clear understanding of these topics. • Additional topics: images on radiology and case studies on various ophthalmic procedures. • Latest information on astigmatism, dry eye, eye donation, eye banking and various national programs has been provided. • Simplified flowcharts and new photographs covering a number of clinical conditions are added features. • Extensively revised and up-to-date with the new curriculum. • New Learning Objectives • Three new chapters on Non Traumatic Ophthalmic Emergencies, Dark Room Procedures and Clinical Investigations • Updated information on astigmatism, dry eye, eye donation, eye banking and various national programs • Images on radiology and case studies on various ophthalmic procedures

Brain Computer Interfaces Book

Brain Computer Interfaces


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2020-03-10
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 390
  • ISBN 10 : 9780444639332

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Brain Computer Interfaces Excerpt :

Brain-Computer Interfacing, Volume 168, not only gives readers a clear understanding of what BCI science is currently offering, but also describes future expectations for restoring lost brain function in patients. In-depth technological chapters are aimed at those interested in BCI technologies and the nature of brain signals, while more comprehensive summaries are provided in the more applied chapters. Readers will be able to grasp BCI concepts, understand what needs the technologies can meet, and provide an informed opinion on BCI science. Explores how many different causes of disability have similar functional consequences (loss of mobility, communication etc.) Addresses how BCI can be of use Presents a multidisciplinary review of BCI technologies and the opportunities they provide for people in need of a new kind of prosthetic Offers a comprehensive, multidisciplinary review of BCI for researchers in neuroscience and traumatic brain injury that is also ideal for clinicians in neurology and neurosurgery

Advanced Systems for Biomedical Applications Book

Advanced Systems for Biomedical Applications


  • Author : Olfa Kanoun
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-07-19
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 286
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030712211

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Advanced Systems for Biomedical Applications Excerpt :

The book highlights recent developments in the field of biomedical systems covering a wide range of technological aspects, methods, systems and instrumentation techniques for diagnosis, monitoring, treatment, and assistance. Biomedical systems are becoming increasingly important in medicine and in special areas of application such as supporting people with disabilities and under pandemic conditions. They provide a solid basis for supporting people and improving their health care. As such, the book offers a key reference guide about novel medical systems for students, engineers, designers, and technicians.

Recent Advances in Intelligent Assistive Technologies  Paradigms and Applications Book

Recent Advances in Intelligent Assistive Technologies Paradigms and Applications


  • Author : Hariton Costin
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2019-11-07
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 204
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030308179

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Recent Advances in Intelligent Assistive Technologies Paradigms and Applications Excerpt :

This book illustrates the rapid pace of development in intelligent assistive technology in recent years, and highlights some salient examples of using modern IT&C technologies to provide devices, systems and application software for persons with certain motor or cognitive disabilities. The book proposes both theoretical and practical approaches to intelligent assistive and emergent technologies used in healthcare for the elderly and patients with chronic diseases. Intelligent assistive technology (IAT) is currently being introduced and developed worldwide as an important tool for maintaining independence and high quality of life among community-living people with certain disabilities, and as a key enabler for the aging population. The book offers a valuable resource for students at technical, medical and general universities, but also for specialists working in various fields in which emergent technologies are being used to help people enjoy optimal quality of life.