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13D051NP - Neural Prostheses

Course specification
Course title Neural Prostheses
Acronym 13D051NP
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Module
Type of study doctoral studies
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    Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
      ESPB 9.0 Status elective
      Condition passed exams in Motor Control and rehabilitation and Methods and instrumentation for electrophysiology
      The goal The ability to use the tools and instrumentation for communication between the aritificial systems and the central and peripheral nervous systems in man
      The outcome The understanding of the possible methods to control sensory and motor functions after an injury or a disease of the central/peripheral nervous system.
      Contents
      Contents of lectures Applications of electrical and magnetic stimulation. Pathologies requiring neural prostheses. Neural prostheses for the auditory systems, retinal prostheses, breathing assistance, control of apnea, urinary functions. the restitution of movement. Brain computer and brian machine interfaces.
      Contents of exercises Testing of electrodes, principles of electrical stimulation
      Literature
      1. Popović, DB, Sinkjær T. Control of Movement for the Physicaly Disabled, Springer, 2000, London, U,.K. Dhilon G, Horch K. (Eds.) Neuroprosthetics: Theory and Practice, 2004, World Sci Publ, New York (Original title)
      2. Popović, DB, Sinkjær T. Control of Movement for the Physicaly Disabled, Springer, 2000, London, U.K. (Original title)
      Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
      Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
      6
      Methods of teaching tutorials and individual consulting
      Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
      Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
      Activites during lectures 10 Test paper
      Practical lessons 20 Oral examination 50
      Projects 20
      Colloquia
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