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SENSORIMOTOR CORTEX ACTIVATION IN SPINAL CORD INJURED PATIENTS: Spatio-temporal evidence

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4 Author(s)
Lakany, H. ; Dept of Computer Science, University of Essex, Colchester, UK, hlakany@essex.ac.uk ; Izzeldin, I. ; Allan, D.B. ; Conway, B.A.

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.

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Advances in Medical, Signal and Information Processing, 2006. MEDSIP 2006. IET 3rd International Conference On

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17-19 July 2006