BRAIN - Brain-computer interfaces with Rapid Automated Interfaces for Nonexperts

BRAIN Publications


Journal papers

P. Durka, R. Kus, J. Zygierewicz, M. Michalska, A. Suda, P. Milanowski, M. Labecki, T. Spustek, and D. Laszuk, "User-centered Design of Brain-computer Interfaces: and BCI Appliance," Bulletin of the Polish Academy of Sciences: Technical Sciences, accepted for publication, 2012.

Book chapters

G. Garcia-Molina and D. Zhu, "Phase Detection of Visual Evoked Potentials Applied to Brain Computer Interfacing," in Future Brain Neural Computer Interface Berlin Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag, to be published, 2012.

Conference papers

V. Mihajlovic, G. Garcia-Molina, and J. Peuscher, "To What Extend Can Dry and Water-based EEG Electrodes Replace Conductive Gel Ones? A Steady State Visual Evoked Potential Brain-Computer Interface Study," in Proc. of the 5th Int. Joint Conf. on Biomedical Engineering System and Technologies (BIOSTEC 2012), 2012.


Journal papers

I. Volosyak, D. Valbuena, T. Lüth, T. Malechka and A. Gräser. "BCI Demographics II: How Many (and What Kinds of) People Can Use a High-Frequency SSVEP BCI?," IEEE Trans. Neural Syst. Rehabil. Eng., vol. 19, no. 3, pp. 232-239, 2011. DOI:10.1109/TNSRE.2011.2121919

Book chapters

P. McCullagh, M. Ware, A. McRoberts, G. Lightbody, M. Mulvenna, G. McAllister, J. González and V. Cruz, "Towards Standardized User and Application Interfaces for the Brain Computer Interface," in Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction. Users Diversity, C. Stephanidis, Ed. Berlin Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag, 2011, vol. 6766, pp. 573-582. DOI:10.1007/978-3-642-21663-3_62

D. Zhu, G. Garcia-Molina, V. Mihajlovic, and R. M. Aarts, "Online BCI Implementation of High-Frequency Phase Modulated Visual Stimuli," in Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction. Users Diversity, C. Stephanidis, Ed. Berlin Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag, 2011, vol. 6766, pp. 645-654. DOI:10.1007/978-3-642-21663-3_70

PhD thesis

D. Valbuena, "Practical Computer Interfacing," University of Bremen, Bremen, PhD Thesis, 2011. URN:urn:nbn:de:gbv:46-00102068-10

Conference papers

G. Garcia-Molina and P. Milanowski, "Dynamics of the Alpha Peak Frequency During Flicker Stimulation," in European Signal Processing Conference, 2011, pp. 1549-1553.

G. Garcia-Molina and D. Zhu, "Optimal Spatial Filtering for the Steady State Visual Evoked Potential: BCI Application," in 2011 5th Int. IEEE/EMBS Conf. Neural Enginering (NER), 2011, pp. 156-160. DOI:10.1109/NER.2011.5910512

Technical reports

I. Volosyak, D. Valbuena, T. Lüth, and A. Gräser, "Towards an SSVEP based BCI with High ITR," University of Bremen, Bremen, Technical Report, 2011. URN:urn:nbn:de:gbv:46-00102056-17


G. Garcia-Molina, "Signal Processing and Machine Learning Approaches in Brain Machine Interfaces, " in Int. Joint Conf. on Neural Networks (IJCNN), San Jose, California, 2011.


Journal papers

I. Volosyak, D. Valbuena, T. Malechka, J. Peuscher, and A. Gräser, "Brain-Computer Interface using Water-based Electrodes," Journal of Neural Engineering, vol. 7, no. 6, pp. 066007, 2010. DOI:10.1088/1741-2560/7/6/066007

D. Zhu, J. Bieger, G. Garcia-Molina, and R.M. Aarts, "A survey of Stimulation Methods Used in SSVEP-based BCIs," Journal of Computational Intelligence and Neuroscience, vol. 2010, pp. 1-12, 2010. DOI:10.1155/2010/702357

G. Garcia-Molina and V. Mihajlovic, "Spatial Filters to Detect Steady State Visual Evoked Potentials Elicited by High Frequency Stimulation: BCI Application," Journal of Biomedizinische Technik/ Biomedical Engineering, vol. 55, no. 3, pp. 173-182, 2010. DOI:10.1515/BMT.2010.013

H. Gollee, I. Volosyak, A.J. McLachlan, K.J. Hunt, and A. Gräser, "An SSVEP based Brain-Computer Interface for the Control of Functional Electrical Stimulation," IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, vol. 57, no. 3, pp. 1847-1855, 2010. DOI:10.1109/TBME.2010.2043432

Conference papers

M. Ware, P. McCullagh, A. McRoberts, G. Lightbody, C. Nugent, G. McAllister, M. Mulvenna, E. Thomson, and S. Martin, "Contrasting Levels of Accuracy in Command Interaction Sequences for a Domestic Brain-Computer Interface Using SSVEP," in 2010 5th Cairo International Biomedical Engi-neering Confer-ence (CIBEC), 2010, pp. 150-153. DOI:10.1109/CIBEC.2010.5716040

G. Garcia-Molina, D. Zhu, and S. Abtahi, Phase Detection in a Visual- Evoked-Potential based Brain Computer Interface, in Proceeding 18th European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO 2010), 2010, pp. 949–953.

H. Cecotti, I. Volosyak, and A. Graeser, Reliable visual stimuli on LCD screens for SSVEP based BCI, in Proceeding 18th European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO 2010), 2010, pp. 919–923.

I. Volosyak, T. Malechka, D. Valbuena, and A. Graeser, A Novel Calibration Method for SSVEP based Brain-Computer Interfaces, in Proceeding 18th European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO 2010), 2010, pp. 939–943.

D. Valbuena, I. Volosyak, and A. Gräser, sBCI: Fast Detection of Steady-State Visual Evoked Potentials, in Proc. IEEE EMBC’10, Sep. 2010, pp. 3966–3969.

I. Volosyak, C. Guger, and A. Gräser, Toward BCI Wizard - best BCI approach for each user, in Proc. IEEE EMBC’10, Sep. 2010, pp. 4201–4204.

J. Bieger and T. Tsoneva and G. Garcia-Molina. Effects of Stimulation Properties in Steady-State Visual Evoked Potential Based Brain-Computer Interfaces. 32nd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. 2010

G. Garcia-Molina and D. Zhu. Towards a Practical SSVEP based BCI, Fourth International BCI Meeting 2010.

G. Garcia-Molina, D. Zhu and S. Abtahi. Phase Detection in a Visual-Evoked-Potential Based Brain Computer Iinterface. Proceedings of the 2010 European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), 2010

I. Volosyak, H. Cecotti, and A. Gräser. Steady-state visual evoked potential response - impact of the time segment length. In Proceedings on the 7th international Conference on Biomedical Engineering BioMed2010, 2010.

M.P. Ware, P.J. McCullagh, M.D. Mulvenna, C.D. Nugent, H.G. McAllister, and G. Lightbody. A Universal Command Structure for Multiple Domotic Device Interactions. In Proceedings of the TOBI (Tools for Brain-Computer Interfaces Workshop, 2010.

D. Zhu, G. Garcia-Molina, V. Mihajlovic, S. Abtahi, and R.M. Aarts. Multichannel Phase Synchrony Analysis in SSVEP-based BCI. In TOBI: Tools for Brain-Computer Interaction, 2010.

D. Zhu, G. Garcia Molina, V. Mihajlovic, and R.M. Aarts. Phase synchrony analysis for SSVEP-based BCIs. In The 2nd International Conference on Computer Engineering and Technology (ICCET), 2010.

E.Thomson, S. Mathews, D.Todd, P.J. Mc Cullagh, M.P. Ware, M.D. Mulvenna, S. BRAIN: Developing brain computer interfaces with rapid automated interfaces for non- experts . In the International Society for Gerontechnology 7th World Conference 2010.

P.J. McCullagh, M.P. Ware, G. Lightbody, M.D. Mulvenna, H.G. McAllister and C.D. Nugent. Can Brain Computer Interfaces Become Personal Health Devices?. 7th International Conference on Wearable Micro and Nano Technologies for Personalized Health In cooperation with the European Commission, Berlin, Germany, May 26 – 28, 2010.

T. Lüth, J. Ehlers, and A. Gräser. First Evaluation of a Generalized Wizard for BCI Customization. In Proceedings of the TOBI (Tools for Brain-Computer Interface) workshop, 2010.

P.J. McCullagh, M.P. Ware, G. Lightbody, M.D. Mulvenna, H.G. McAllister, and C.D. Nugent. Brain Computer Interfaces for Inclusion. In Proceedings The first “Augmented Human (AH)” International Conference, 2010.


G. Garcia-Molina, Signal Processing Methods in BCI. 2010 European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), 2010

G. Garcia-Molina, Signal processing for Brain-Computer Interfaces, International Conference on Information Science, Signal Processing and their Applications (ISSPA), 2010


Conference papers

P. Durka, R. Kus, J. Zygierewicz, P. Milanowski, and G. Garcia-Molina. High-frequency SSVEP responses parametrized by multichannel matching pursuit. In 2nd INCF Congress of Neuroinformatics, 2009.

G. Garcia-Molina, T. Tsoneva, and A. Nijholt. Emotional brain-computer interfaces. In Proceedings 3rd International Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction and Workshops ACII, 2009.

G. Garcia Molina and V. Mihajlovic. Spatial filters for detecting Steady State Visual Evoked Potentials: BCI application. In NeuroMath Workshop Leuven, 2009.


G. Garcia Molina, T. Tsoneva, and A. Nijholt. Tutorial on Emotional Brain-Computer Interfaces., 2009.



G. Garcia Molina. Electroencephalogram processing in Motor Imagery Based BCI: A tutorial., 2008.

Updated BRAIN Flyer

Updated Project flyer - FlyerBRAIN2.pdf


D6.2 BRAIN - Dissemination, use, and exploitation plan (DUEP) - BRAIN_D6.2DUEP_public.pdf
This document will be constantly updated. The next versions will be published in September 2009, September 2010, and the final one in September 2011. In each version, all the relevant activities that have been done will be reported.


Project flyer - FlyerBRAIN.pdf