Shiyan Cao

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The prospect of assisting disabled patients by translating neural activity from the brain into control signals for prosthetic devices, has flourished in recent years. Current systems rely on neural activity present during natural arm movements. We propose here that neural activity present before or even without natural arm movements can provide an(More)
All Rights Reserved iii ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS First and foremost, I would like to express my deepest thanks to my advisor, Professor Joel Burdick, whose keen insight as well as great vision in science and engineering continuously provided me with invaluable advice for the work in this thesis. Undoubtedly, none of the results in this thesis would have(More)
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