The Future of Brain-Computer Interfacing (keynote paper)

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    In this paper we survey some early applications and research on brain-computer interfacing. We emphasize and revalue the role the views on artistic and playful applications have played. In previous years various road maps for BCI research appeared. The interest in medical applications has guided BCI research, has led to necessary and useful research results, but also has led to some narrow-mindedness of choosing challenges in research. New challenges are now coming from applications that were already proposed decades ago, but didn’t get attention because they focused on playfulness and ‘regular’ users rather than on efficiency of applications and disabled users.
    Original languageUndefined
    Title of host publicationProceedings of the 5th International Conference on Informatics, Electronics & Vision (ICIEV 2016)
    Place of PublicationUSA
    PublisherIEEE Computer Society
    Number of pages6
    ISBN (Print)978-1-5090-1270-1
    Publication statusPublished - May 2016

    Publication series

    PublisherIEEE Computer Society


    • HMI-CI: Computational Intelligence
    • EWI-26893
    • entertainment and artistic BCI applications
    • Passive BCI
    • METIS-320874
    • Human computer interaction
    • Multi-modal interaction
    • IR-102929
    • Brain-Computer Interfaces (BCI)
    • BCI road maps
    • Application scenarios

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    Nijholt, A. (2016). The Future of Brain-Computer Interfacing (keynote paper). In Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Informatics, Electronics & Vision (ICIEV 2016) (pp. 156-161). USA: IEEE Computer Society.