Using BCI2000 for HCI-Centered BCI Research

  • Adam Wilson
  • Gerwin Schalk
Part of the Human-Computer Interaction Series book series (HCIS)


BCI2000 is a general-purpose software suite designed for brain-computer interface (BCI) and related research. BCI2000 has been in development since 2000 and is currently used in close to 500 laboratories around the world. BCI2000 can provide stimulus presentation while simultaneously recording brain signals and subject responses from a number of data acquisition and input devices, respectively. Furthermore, BCI2000 provides a number of services (such as a generic data format that can accommodate any hardware or experimental setup) that can greatly facilitate research. In summary, BCI2000 is ideally suited to support investigations in the area of human-computer interfaces (HCI), in particular those that include recording and processing of brain signals. This chapter provides an overview of the BCI2000 system, and gives examples of its utility for HCI research.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryUniversity of CincinnatiCincinnatiUSA
  2. 2.New York State Dept. of HealthWadsworth CenterAlbanyUSA

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