Wednesday, May 21, 2014

[Comp-neuro] Announcement Special Session Neurotechnix 2014

Dear colleagues,

it's my pleasure to announce in behalf of my co-chairs a special session
at Neurotechnix 2014, 25- 26 October, 2014 - Rome, Italy

Brain-computer Interfaces and Brain Stimulation for Neurorehabilitation

Important Dates
Paper Submission: July 17, 2014
Authors Notification: July 31, 2014
Camera Ready and Registration: August 8, 2014


Brain-computer interfaces (BCIs) and brain stimulation are unique
methods for neurorehabilitation because they allow a direct interaction
with the patient's brain. BCIs enable biofeedback approaches for
paralyzed patients, while brain stimulation techniques modulate the
activity of neuronal circuits to support brain reorganization. However,
towards their application as reliable treatment options, important
challenges such as a deeper understanding of neural (re-)organization,
the design of suitable feedback and stimulation paradigms, the
adaptation to individual patients and the transfer from the laboratory
to clinical settings need to be faced.

We invite neuroscientists, engineers and clinicians to submit papers
discussing recent developments and future trends in the fields of
neurostimulation and BCIs with a focus on their application towards the
rehabilitation of patients.

- Brain-computer interfaces
- Decoding of brain activity
- Neurofeedback
- Brain stimulation
- Closed-loop stimulation systems
- Chronic pain
- Stroke, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and other neurodegenerative diseases

Paper Submission
Prospective authors are invited to submit papers in any of the topics
listed above.
Instructions for preparing the manuscript (in Word and Latex formats)
are available at:
Please also check the Guidelines and Templates.
Papers should be submitted electronically via the web-based submission
system at:

Both complete papers and extended abstracts can be submitted. All
accepted extended abstracts will be published on CD-ROM without an ISBN,
accepted papers will be published on CD-ROM support and in a special
section of the congress proceedings book, under an ISBN reference. The
proceedings are submitted for indexation by Thomson Reuters Conference
Proceedings Citation Index (ISI), INSPEC, DBLP and EI (Elsevier Index).
All papers and extended abstracts presented at the congress venue will
also be made available at the SCITEPRESS DIGITAL LIBRARY. SCITEPRESS is
member of CrossRef.



Prof. Dr. Martin Bogdan
Institut für Informatik
Technische Informatik
Universität Leipzig
Augustusplatz 10
D-04109 Leipzig

PF 100920
D-04009 Leipzig

Tel: (++49) 341 97 32208
Fax: (++49) 341 97 32252

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