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Methods for generating a signal indicative of an intended movement

United States Patent Application

20070050046
A1
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The invention provides methods for generating signals indicative of intended movements which comprises measuring EEG signs from the brain or nervous system of a moving subject; processing the EEG signals to generate a mathematical model of the intended movement that correlates EEG signals with the intended movement; and obtaining the signal indicative of the intended movement.
Georgopoulos, Apostolos P. (Minneapolis, MN)
11/ 492,732
July 25, 2006
[0002] This invention was made with Government support through the Minneapolis VA Medical Center and under Grant awarded by the Department of Energy to the MIND Institute (Albuquerque, N.Mex.). The Government has certain rights in this invention.