Basic Research of Input Support Device by Using Sympathetic Skin Response

  • Chikamune Wada
  • Fumihiko Masuda
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4061)


SSR is a biomedical signal, that reflects the activity of the sym-pathetic nervous system, and can be affected by cognitive thinking an decision making. We hypothesized that the SSR response could be used as a switch for an input support device for the ALS patients. In this paper, we investigated whether or not the SSR response could be used as a switch for an input support device for the ALS patients.


Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Patient Visual Stimulation Disable Person Biomedical Signal 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Chikamune Wada
    • 1
  • Fumihiko Masuda
    • 1
  1. 1.Graduate School of Life Science and Systems EngineeringKyushu Institute of TechnologyFukuokaJapan

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