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Propagation Characteristics of Human Body Communication in Brain-Controlled Functional Electrical Stimulation

jingzhen li, yuhang liu, zedong nie
2015 Proceedings of the 5th EAI International Conference on Wireless Mobile Communication and Healthcare - "Transforming healthcare through innovations in mobile and wireless technologies"  
Human body communication (HBC), which uses the human body as a propagation medium, is a promising communication technology in brain-controlled functional electrical stimulation (FES).  ...  In order to study the propagation characteristics of HBC channel between intra-brain and body implant, a 45kg pig was employed as an experimental subject in this paper.  ...  In this paper, HBC is proposed as a communication technology for brain-controlled FES. We investigated the propagation characteristics of the channel between intra-brain and body implant through VNA.  ... 
doi:10.4108/eai.14-10-2015.2261604 dblp:journals/eetws/LiLN16 fatcat:fsrzzwokenhephzeprcztmut7y

Information and Communication Theoretical Understanding and Treatment of Spinal Cord Injuries: State-of-the-art and Research Challenges [article]

Ozgur B. Akan, Hamideh Ramezani, Meltem Civas, Oktay Cetinkaya, Bilgesu A. Bilgin, Naveed A. Abbasi
2020 arXiv   pre-print
Among the various key networks in the human body, the nervous system occupies central importance.  ...  In this paper, we review the major treatment techniques for SCI that include promising solutions based on information and communication technology (ICT) and identify the key characteristics of such systems  ...  In case of spinal cord stimulations for restoring the functionality of the injured spinal cord, these control signals are the parameters needed as the input of the spinal cord stimulator.  ... 
arXiv:2003.11864v1 fatcat:ppevl7oqejh55jbjmb3yqtinby

Molecular communication nanonetworks inside human body

Derya Malak, Ozgur B. Akan
2012 Nano Communication Networks  
Hence, the vital conditions of the human body directly depend on the performance, reliability, and continuous functioning of intra-body molecular nanonetworks.  ...  Indeed, the human body is a large-scale heterogeneous communication network of nanonetworks as it is composed of billions of interacting nanomachines, i.e., cells, whose functionalities primarily depend  ...  Sustaining effective communication capabilities in the intra-body molecular nanonetworks is detrimental for the functional and metabolic efficiency of human body.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.nancom.2011.10.002 fatcat:qdk4sfqywrfhbaov2cvu7zjxky

NT2 Derived Neuronal and Astrocytic Network Signalling

Eric J. Hill, Cristina Jiménez-González, Marta Tarczyluk, David A. Nagel, Michael D. Coleman, H. Rheinallt Parri, Hitoshi Okazawa
2012 PLoS ONE  
These findings underline the utility of such cultures to investigate human brain cell type signalling under controlled conditions.  ...  Tetrodotoxin sensitive network activity could also be evoked by electrical stimulation.  ...  Black traces illustrate response to electrical stimulation in control conditions and grey traces following TTX application. B.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0036098 pmid:22567128 pmcid:PMC3342170 fatcat:ib6nvih6rrfu5lguhj6afxrijq

Internet of Bio-Nano Things: A review of applications, enabling technologies and key challenges

Murat Kuscu, Bige Deniz Unluturk
2021 ITU Journal  
communications (MC), in non-conventional environments, e.g., inside human body.  ...  The main objective of this emerging networking framework is to enable direct and seamless interaction with biological systems for accurate sensing and control of their dynamics in real time.  ...  Similarly, in [125] , the authors propose an implantable bio-cyber interface architecture that can enable the in vivo optical stimulation of brain cells to control neuronal communications based on external  ... 
doi:10.52953/chbb9821 fatcat:5aamlk6azngopbthrkq2aw4exi

Astrocyte Calcium Signal and Gliotransmission in Human Brain Tissue

M. Navarrete, G. Perea, L. Maglio, J. Pastor, R. Garcia de Sola, A. Araque
2012 Cerebral Cortex  
released neurotransmitters, suggesting the existence of neuron-to-astrocyte communication in human brain tissue.  ...  Local application of transmitter receptor agonists or nerve electrical stimulation transiently elevated Ca 2+ in astrocytes, indicating that human astrocytes detect synaptic activity and respond to synaptically  ...  Conflict of Interest: None declared.  ... 
doi:10.1093/cercor/bhs122 pmid:22581850 fatcat:wkays2avizcntoifaj2cizxofm

Hearing Restoration through Optical Wireless Cochlear Implants [chapter]

Stylianos E. Trevlakis, Alexandros-Apostolos A. Boulogeorgos, George K. Karagiannidis
2022 Human Auditory System - Function and Disorders [Working Title]  
Building upon this framework, we extract closed-form formulas that quantify the communication, the stimulation, and the overall performance.  ...  In this chapter, we present two novel optical wireless-based cochlear implant architectures: (i) optical wireless cochlear implant (OWCI) and (ii) all-optical cochlear implant (AOCI).  ...  Human Auditory -Function and Disorders  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.104622 fatcat:kbhwgzew7zduvndwtagiccgw74

Cortical stimulation in aphasia following ischemic stroke: toward model-guided electrical neuromodulation

Anne Beuter, Anne Balossier, François Vassal, Simone Hemm, Vitaly Volpert
2020 Biological cybernetics  
The aim of this paper is to integrate different bodies of research including brain traveling waves, brain neuromodulation, neural field modeling and post-stroke language disorders in order to explore the  ...  A stimulation term is included in the model to restore wave propagation to a reasonably good level.  ...  For an example of TW control in the cortex via electrical stimulation, see Richardson et al. (2005) .  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00422-020-00818-w pmid:32020368 fatcat:fbjqa6tgvrbhpeopcigdzr5kj4

Sensory-Motor Coupling in Rehabilitation Robotics [chapter]

Alejandro Hernandez-Arieta, Konstantinos Dermitzakis, Dana Damian, Max Lungarella, Rolf Pfeifer
2008 Service Robot Applications  
In the context of rehabilitation robotics, this idea was tested by implementing an artificial controller for a functional electrical stimulation support system for paraplegics that considers the whole-body  ...  More recently, Dillon et al. (2005) implemented a controller for a robot hand that used both afferent and efferent neural paths for communication from and to the human body, i.e. for controlling the  ...  This book provides only a small example of this research activity, but it covers a great deal of what has been done in the field recently.  ... 
doi:10.5772/6066 fatcat:bgkzknisqfegldv6asky7cbbae

Issues Impairing the Success of Neural Implant Technology

A. Spiers, K. Warwick, M. Gasson, V. Ruiz
2006 Applied Bionics and Biomechanics  
By monitoring signals from the central nervous system, humans can be provided with a novel extra channel of communication that can, for example, be used for the voluntary control of peripheral devices.  ...  Meanwhile, stimulation of neural tissue can bring about sensation such as touch, can facilitate feedback from external, potentially remote devices and even opens up the possibility of new sensory input  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This work has been funded in part by the Geneva Institut International de Recherche en Paraplégie (IRP).  ... 
doi:10.1155/2006/154724 fatcat:3y7dtd5ijze2nbzgom2k3ombpy

The Effect of Gravity on the Nervous System [chapter]

Florian P.M. Kohn, Claudia Koch, Ramona Ritzmann
2018 Into Space - A Journey of How Humans Adapt and Live in Microgravity  
to assure the success of space missions and human survival in space.  ...  This book chapter reviews historical and recent findings on how changes in gravity affect cellular and subcellular parameters of human and animal cells as well as the timing and shaping of complex sensorimotor  ...  and the adaptation of the human brain.  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.74715 fatcat:uqqq33kozjbhdgfzx2mbh76q7u

Communication theoretical understanding of intra-body nervous nanonetworks

Derya Malak, Ozgur Akan
2014 IEEE Communications Magazine  
Indeed, the human body is a massive nanoscale molecular communications network composed of billions of interacting nanomachines, i.e., cells, whose functionalities depend on nanoscale molecular communications  ...  Our objective is to learn from the elegant molecular communication mechanisms inside the human body to engineer practical communication techniques for emerging nanonetworks.  ...  Thus, sustaining effective communication capabilities in the nervous nanonetwork is imperative for the functional and metabolic efficiency of the human body.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mcom.2014.6807957 fatcat:as2rz5yt6zfl7k74wm7r2qgcie

Moving forward with molecular communication: from theory to human health applications [point of view]

Ian F. Akyildiz, Massimiliano Pierobon, Sasitharan Balasubramaniam
2019 Proceedings of the IEEE  
Since the applications of MC theory to human health promise to tap into the propagation of health information in the human body, the safety of the developed systems should be a primary concern.  ...  MC theory holds the potential to enable the sensing and control of this information as it propagates in vivo through the biochemistry underpinning the patient's body, its cells, and their molecular content  ... 
doi:10.1109/jproc.2019.2913890 fatcat:7sdms62ii5bt7g2hizvkrq4jg4

Neuropunk Revolution. Hacking Cognitive Systems towards Cyborgs 3.0 [article]

Max Talanov, Jordi Vallverdu, Andrew Adamatzky, Alexander Toschev, Alina Suleimanova, Alexey Leukhin, Ann Posdeeva, Yulia Mikhailova, Alice Rodionova, Alexey Mikhaylov, Alexander Serb, Sergey Shchanikov (+9 others)
2022 arXiv   pre-print
and computing in general.  ...  We call the "Neuropunk revolution" the set of trends that in our view provide the necessary background for the new generation of approaches technologies to integrate the cybernetic objects with biological  ...  The authors would like to thank the B-Rain Labs LLC company for supporting the work in neurosimulations and personally Andrew Kuptsov. Prof.  ... 
arXiv:2205.06538v1 fatcat:vegmu5373zblbbxorson5ggesy

Direct electric stimulation to increase cerebrovascular function

Victor M. Pulgar
2015 Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience  
Acknowledgments The author thanks Anne Jeffers for language revision of the article.  ...  tDCS and Augmentation of Brain Function In humans, evidences indicate the potential of tDCS to increase cognitive, motor and memory function.  ...  This opinion article aims to succinctly review the mechanisms involved in neurogenic control of the cerebral blood flow (CBF) highlighting the potential of direct electrical stimulation targeting cerebral  ... 
doi:10.3389/fnsys.2015.00054 pmid:25870543 pmcid:PMC4378276 fatcat:kbb3s6fsv5h7ne3qmw6b4bel6m
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