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ECE PhD Defense: "Signal Models for Fusion of Multiple Brain Responses and Context Evidence Sources in EEG-based BCIs," Paula Gonzalez-Navarro

August 29 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Abstract: Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is a progressive neuro-degenerative condition that results in gradual loss of communication between the brain and the body. In late stages, these individuals have no ability to move or speak, but they may retain normal cognitive function. The individual is conscious and cognitively intact to be able to communicate, but lack of muscle control is a serious barrier. This condition, referred to as “locked-in syndrome” (LIS), is encountered in patients who have various other conditions, including spinal cord injury and cerebral palsy. Brain-…