Identification of ERD using Fuzzy Inference Systems for Brain-Computer Interface

  • Ioan Dzitac Aurel Vlaicu University of Arad Department of Mathematics-Informatics Elena Dragoi St., 2, Complex M Arad, Romania
  • Tiberiu Vesselényi University of Oradea Faculty of Management and Technological Engineering Universitatii St. 1, 410087 Oradea, Romania
  • Radu Cătălin Ţarcă University of Oradea Faculty of Management and Technological Engineering Universitatii St. 1, 410087 Oradea, Romania

Abstract

A Brain-Computer Interface uses measurements of scalp electric potential (electroencephalography - EEG) reflecting brain activity, to communicate with external devices. Recent developments in electronics and computer sciences have enabled applications that may help users with disabilities and also to develop new types of Human Machine Interfaces. By producing modifications in their brain potential activity, the users can perform control of different devices. In order to perform actions, this EEG signals must be processed with proper algorithms. Our approach is based on a fuzzy inference system used to produce sharp control states from noisy EEG data.

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Published
2011-09-01
How to Cite
DZITAC, Ioan; VESSELÉNYI, Tiberiu; ŢARCĂ, Radu Cătălin. Identification of ERD using Fuzzy Inference Systems for Brain-Computer Interface. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF COMPUTERS COMMUNICATIONS & CONTROL, [S.l.], v. 6, n. 3, p. 403-417, sep. 2011. ISSN 1841-9844. Available at: <http://univagora.ro/jour/index.php/ijccc/article/view/2126>. Date accessed: 22 may 2022.

Keywords

Event Related Desynchronization (ERD), Brain-Computer Interface (BCI), electroencephalography (EEG), fuzzy inference system.