[Comp-neuro] Announcement Special Session Neurotechnix 2014

Martin Bogdan bogdan at informatik.uni-leipzig.de
Wed May 21 14:14:36 CEST 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 
(http://www.neurotechnix.org/BrainRehab.aspx):

  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


Scope

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.

Topics:
- 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:
http://www.neurotechnix.org/GuidelinesTemplates.aspx#paper_templates
Please also check the Guidelines and Templates.
Papers should be submitted electronically via the web-based submission 
system at: http://www.insticc.org/Primoris

Publication
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.

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

Postadresse:
PF 100920
D-04009 Leipzig

Tel:    (++49) 341 97 32208
Fax:    (++49) 341 97 32252
E-mail: bogdan at informatik.uni-leipzig.de
www.informatik.uni-leipzig.de/ti/


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