[EEG] Notes from EEG meeting
kinetical at comcast.net
Thu Apr 9 17:23:54 PDT 2009
Hey EEG group,
Are we really meeting this Sunday? It's Easter....
On Apr 5, 2009, at 6:00 PM, Kelly wrote:
> There are notes from our second meeting on the wiki: https://noisebridge.net/wiki/OpenEEG
> And I also added some brief notes at the beginning of the page with
> some links. There's a link to a video of a pretty classic ERP
> method of text selection.
> I think the big highlight is that Rachel said she's going to buy the
> cap. Jake sent us the link to that (it's on the wiki page). I seem
> to recall an additional package of peripherals that we were
> considering buying...? Can't recall. If anyone remembers, tell
> We mostly talked about further hardware troubleshooting, but also
> talked a little more about the various methods of EEG analysis. We
> also talked about Emotiv's headset some more, and I linked the video
> of their demo in the notes. One thing that came up a few times was
> using EEG to control precise movements, like in the Pong video
> (linked on wiki) or in Emotiv's EPOC demo. I'm assuming that this
> is using motor cortex data, which would be awesome. That would mean
> we could use gestures (or possibly just imagined gestures) as a
> recognizable cognitive event.
> Which brings me to one thing that we didn't talk about much, the
> passthought project. Jake couldn't make it, and we didn't have too
> many of our programmers, so that whole genre of material didn't get
> discussed much, but I'd really like to brainstorm next time about
> some of the cognitive events we could use as the actual passthought,
> and what other security features would be useful. I'm sure we can
> count on Jake to be vocal about this in the future, but I seem to
> recall some other folks were interested in that problem as well.
> The idea of a passthought that's gesture based is really exciting to
> me. There's a lot of interesting neuroscience around mirror neurons
> [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mirror_neuron] that would be cool to
> leverage as well (possibly for the security angle?). And I happen
> to know that there's been research in detecting mirror neuron
> activity with EEG.
> Anyway, I'm excited about this whole motion detection thing, and
> that'll be my research item this week. There's actually kind of a
> lot that we need to research so if anyone's interested in spending
> some quality time on the googles, ping me and maybe we can find
> something you're interested in amongst the vast catalog of Shit We
> Need To Research.
> And I think that the Sunday time was nice. It's fairly mellow at
> 83c. The turnout was definitely less, so if any of you that
> couldn't make it were actually unable to make that time in
> particular, let us know. Otherwise, I'm assuming we'll meet again
> next Sunday at teatime.
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