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Brain-Computer Interfaces

Revolutionizing Human-Computer Interaction

  • Bernhard Graimann
  • Gert Pfurtscheller
  • Brendan Allison
  • Gives detailed insight into a revolutionary new technology

  • Accessible treatment of a vital and highly interdisciplinary endeavour

  • Ideal overview for newcomers to the field


Part of the The Frontiers Collection book series (FRONTCOLL)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Bernhard Graimann, Brendan Allison, Gert Pfurtscheller
    Pages 1-27
  3. Jonathan R. Wolpaw, Chadwick B. Boulay
    Pages 29-46
  4. Gert Pfurtscheller, Christa Neuper
    Pages 47-64
  5. Christa Neuper, Gert Pfurtscheller
    Pages 65-78
  6. Gert Pfurtscheller, Clemens Brunner, Robert Leeb, Reinhold Scherer, Gernot R. Müller-Putz, Christa Neuper
    Pages 79-96
  7. Eric W. Sellers, Dennis J. McFarland, Theresa M. Vaughan, Jonathan R. Wolpaw
    Pages 97-111
  8. Benjamin Blankertz, Michael Tangermann, Carmen Vidaurre, Thorsten Dickhaus, Claudia Sannelli, Florin Popescu et al.
    Pages 113-135
  9. Yijun Wang, Xiaorong Gao, Bo Hong, Shangkai Gao
    Pages 137-154
  10. Niels Birbaumer, Paul Sauseng
    Pages 155-169
  11. Gernot R. Müller-Putz, Reinhold Scherer, Gert Pfurtscheller, Rüdiger Rupp
    Pages 171-184
  12. Dawn M. Taylor, Michael E. Stetner
    Pages 203-219
  13. Jürgen Mellinger, Gerwin Schalk
    Pages 259-279
  14. Christoph Guger, Günter Edlinger
    Pages 281-303
  15. Yuanqing Li, Kai Keng Ang, Cuntai Guan
    Pages 305-330
  16. Alois Schlögl, Carmen Vidaurre, Klaus-Robert Müller
    Pages 331-355
  17. Brendan Z. Allison
    Pages 357-387

About this book


A brain-computer interface (BCI) establishes a direct output channel between the human brain and external devices. BCIs infer user intent via direct measures of brain activity and thus enable communication and control without movement. This book, authored by experts in the field, provides an accessible introduction to the neurophysiological and signal-processing background required for BCI, presents state-of-the-art non-invasive and invasive approaches, gives an overview of current hardware and software solutions, and reviews the most interesting as well as new, emerging BCI applications. The book is intended not only for students and young researchers, but also for newcomers and other readers from diverse backgrounds keen to learn about this vital scientific endeavour.


Brain-computer interfaces Brain-machine interfaces Neurophysiological regulation Neuroprostheses Neurorehabilitation

Editors and affiliations

  • Bernhard Graimann
    • 1
  • Gert Pfurtscheller
    • 2
  • Brendan Allison
    • 3
  1. 1.Otto Bock HealthCare GmbHDuderstadtGermany
  2. 2.Institut für Semantische Datenanalyse/, Knowledge DiscoveryTechnische Universität GrazGrazAustria
  3. 3.Inst. Semantische Datenanalyse, Brain-Computer Interface Labor (BCI)TU GrazGrazAustria

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