Minpeng Xu

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OBJECTIVE Hybrid brain-computer interfaces (BCIs) have been proved to be more effective in mental control by combining another channel of physiologic control signals. Among those studies, little attention has been paid to the combined use of a steady-state visual evoked potential (SSVEP) and P300 potential, both providing the fastest and the most reliable(More)
Most EEG-based brain-computer interface (BCI) paradigms include specific electrode positions. As the structures and activities of the brain vary with each individual, contributing channels should be chosen based on original records of BCIs. Phase measurement is an important approach in EEG analyses, but seldom used for channel selections. In this paper, the(More)
OBJECTIVE Spelling is one of the most important issues in brain-computer interface (BCI) research. This paper is to develop a visual parallel-BCI speller system based on the time-frequency coding strategy in which the sub-speller switching among four simultaneously presented sub-spellers and the character selection are identified in a parallel mode. (More)
P300 speller is a traditional brain computer interface paradigm and focused by lots of current BCI researches. In this paper a support vector machine based recursive feature elimination method was adapted to select the optimal channels for character recognition. The margin distance between target and nontarget stimulus in feature space was evaluated by(More)
Mental fatigue is an important factor of human health and safety. It is important to achieve dynamic mental fatigue detection by using electroencephalogram (EEG) signals for fatigue prevention and job performance improvement. We in our study induced subjects' mental fatigue with 30 h sleep deprivation (SD) in the experiment. We extracted EEG features,(More)
There are numerous studies measuring the brain emotional status by analyzing EEGs under the emotional stimuli that have occurred. However, they often randomly divide the homologous samples into training and testing groups, known as randomly dividing homologous samples (RDHS), despite considering the impact of the non-emotional information among them, which(More)
Vigilance refers to the brain alertness to objective things, including the concentration of attention and the capability to response emergencies. It is of great importance to study vigilance monitoring to avoid accidents caused by decrease of vigilance. In this study, traditional Mackworth Clock Test (MCT) was modified to induce decline of attended and(More)
OBJECTIVE Detecting the shift of covert visuospatial attention (CVSA) is vital for gaze-independent brain-computer interfaces (BCIs), which might be the only communication approach for severely disabled patients who cannot move their eyes. Although previous studies had demonstrated that it is feasible to use CVSA-related electroencephalography (EEG)(More)
There has been a long debate about the neural mechanism of event-related potentials (ERPs). Previously, no evidence or method was apparent to validate the two competing models, the evoked model and the oscillation model. One argument is whether the pre-stimulus brain oscillation could influence the following ERP. This study carried out an innovative visual(More)
Electro-acupuncture stimulation (EAS) technique applies the electrical nerve stimulation therapy on traditional acupuncture points to restore the muscle tension. The rapid promotion and development of brain-computer interface (BCI) technology makes the thought-control of EAS possible. This paper designed a new BCI-control-EAS (BCICEAS) system by using(More)