Signal Processing Robotics Using Signals Generated by a Human Head: From Pioneering Works to EEG-Based Emulation of Digital Circuits

  • Stevo BozinovskiEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 540)


This plenary keynote paper describes some pioneering steps in robot evolution, regarding human-robot communication using signals generated by a human head: speech, EEG, and EOG signals. The work was done in 1980’s Yugoslavia. Some of the experiments were significantly ahead of time: the 1988 robot control with human EEG was the only such experiment carried out in the 20th century; in the 21st century this research area is increasingly popular. The paper also presents a current research in a new direction in signal processing robotics, the EEG emulation of digital circuits for robot control.


Robot evolution Signal processing Speech processing for robot control EEG controlled robots – EOG controlled robots  EEG emulated digital circuits for robot control 



The work described here was funded in part by Macedonian Association for Scientific Activities under the grant Nr 090110384 for the period 1984–1987 and from the Macedonian Ministry of Science under grant Nr 08-778 for the period 1989–1992. Part of this work was funded by United States NSF grant Nr 0447660 ext 2005-701 for the period 2005–2008.


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  1. 1.South Carolina State UniversityOrangeburgUSA

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