Controlling Computers With Neu


In the classic science-fiction movie Forbidden Planet,
space travelers from Earth land on a distant planet, where they
encounter the remnants of a technologically advanced
civilization. Even though they are not from this distant planet,
the space travelers are able to communicate with one of the alien
computers. They do this by connecting themselves to glowing head
probes. By doing this the space traveler’s thoughts and feelings
are directly conveyed to the alien computer over a neural link.
In the science-fiction movie The Matrix, the world is
run by machines that use humans as batteries so sustain
themselves. A group of humans brake the grip of the machines and
begin to wage a war ...

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a command
and the computer immediately responds. “Thought recognition
would be the ultimate computer interface, the machine acting as
an extension of the human nervous system itself.”(Lusted, Hugh S.
and Knapp, R. Benjamin Controlling Computers with Neural Signals
Scientific American, October 1996) This technology would prove
very useful for people with neuromuscular handicaps. The purpose
of this paper is to show how controlling computers with neural
signals will help make life easier for people with handicaps and
how it will affect the future.
Computer technology has advanced considerably in the
last forty years. Even with all these advances, constructing a
versatile neural junction between a human brain and an electronic
one remains a formidable challenge.(Lusted, Hugh S. and Knapp, R.
Benjamin Controlling Computers with Neural Signals Scientific
American, October 1996) Attempts to tie the nervous system to
external electronic circuits are, however, well ...

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the detection of minute
electrical discharges created by the contraction of the muscles
in his arms.(Lusted, Hugh S. and Knapp, R. Benjamin Controlling
Computers with Neural Signals Scientific American, October 1996)
He made these observations using a primitive device for measuring
voltages called a galvanometer.
Galvanometers are used with direct current are most commonly of
the D’Arsonval type. A small coil of fine wire held by two
springs is pivoted between a pole of a permanent magnate. The
current moving through the wire causes the coil to develop a
magnetic field of its own, which makes it rotate with respect to
the magnate. (Galvanometer ...

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