Benchmarking Brain-Computer Interfaces Outside the Laboratory: The Cybathlon 2016

@article{Novak2018BenchmarkingBI,
  title={Benchmarking Brain-Computer Interfaces Outside the Laboratory: The Cybathlon 2016},
  author={Domen Novak and Roland Sigrist and Nicolas Gerig and Dario Wyss and Ren{\'e} Bauer and Ulrich G{\"o}tz and Robert Riener},
  journal={Frontiers in Neuroscience},
  year={2018},
  volume={11}
}
This paper presents a new approach to benchmarking brain-computer interfaces (BCIs) outside the lab. A computer game was created that mimics a real-world application of assistive BCIs, with the main outcome metric being the time needed to complete the game. This approach was used at the Cybathlon 2016, a competition for people with disabilities who use assistive technology to achieve tasks. The paper summarizes the technical challenges of BCIs, describes the design of the benchmarking game… 

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