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Advances in Human-Computer Interaction
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 185320, 10 pages
A Combination of Pre- and Postprocessing Techniques to Enhance Self-Paced BCIs
1Department of Biomedical Engineering, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran 14115194, Iran
2Intelligent Systems Research Centre, University of Ulster, Derry BT48 7JL, UK
Received 5 July 2012; Revised 29 October 2012; Accepted 1 December 2012
Academic Editor: Christoph Braun
Copyright © 2012 Raheleh Mohammadi et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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