Preliminary Study to Detect Gait Initiation Intention Through a BCI System

Daniel Planelles, Enrique Hortal, Eduardo Iánez, Álvaro Costa, Andrés Úbeda, José M. Azorín

Abstract

In this paper is presented an experiment designed to detect the will to perform several steps forward (as walking onset) before it occurs using the electroencephalographic (EEG) signals collected from the scalp. The preliminary results from five users have been presented. In order to improve the quality of the signals acquired some different spatial filters are applied and compared. In the future, the improved Brain-Computer Interface of this paper will be used as part of the control system of an exoskeleton attached to the lower limb of people with incomplete and complete spinal cord injury to initiate their gait cycle.

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Planelles D., Hortal E., Iánez E., Costa Á., Úbeda A. and M. Azorín J. (2014). Preliminary Study to Detect Gait Initiation Intention Through a BCI System . In Proceedings of the 2nd International Congress on Neurotechnology, Electronics and Informatics - Volume 1: NEUROTECHNIX, ISBN 978-989-758-056-7, pages 61-66. DOI: 10.5220/0005167800610066


in Bibtex Style

@conference{neurotechnix14,
author={Daniel Planelles and Enrique Hortal and Eduardo Iánez and Álvaro Costa and Andrés Úbeda and José M. Azorín},
title={Preliminary Study to Detect Gait Initiation Intention Through a BCI System},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 2nd International Congress on Neurotechnology, Electronics and Informatics - Volume 1: NEUROTECHNIX,},
year={2014},
pages={61-66},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005167800610066},
isbn={978-989-758-056-7},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 2nd International Congress on Neurotechnology, Electronics and Informatics - Volume 1: NEUROTECHNIX,
TI - Preliminary Study to Detect Gait Initiation Intention Through a BCI System
SN - 978-989-758-056-7
AU - Planelles D.
AU - Hortal E.
AU - Iánez E.
AU - Costa Á.
AU - Úbeda A.
AU - M. Azorín J.
PY - 2014
SP - 61
EP - 66
DO - 10.5220/0005167800610066