REKNEW Team Members Teach Students At OHSU Saturday Academy
REKNEW team members Brandon Eddy and Betts Peters gave a presentation to Saturday Academy students attending a Medical Camp for grades 6-8. The session included brief overviews of speech-language pathology, augmentative and alternative communication (AAC), and brain-computer interface (BCI). Students had the opportunity to try using AAC devices with head and eye tracking, and to observe a BCI typing session. We hope to have inspired some future clinicians or engineers to explore the field of assistive technology!
REKNEW Team Presents at 2018 International BCI Society Meeting
The seventh International BCI Society Meeting took place on
May 21-25, 2018 in Pacific Grove, California. The purpose of the conference is
to review the state of the science, address key issues critical to further
progress, and promote the education and participation of young researchers. The
conference was well attended by over 400 guests including research scientists,
clinicians, software developers, engineers, industry representatives, students,
The REKNEW Lab was well represented at the conference, providing several poster presentations and a three-hour workshop presentation.
Click the links below to access PDF images of the REKNEW team's poster presentations. Abstracts will be available soon on the BCI Society website. Our team's presentations included:
A workshop entitled "Eye Tracking, Vision, and BCI" was collaboratively presented by members of our team (including Michelle Kinsella, pictured left) as well as Dr. Bruce Wojciechowski, Dr. Deniz Erdogmus, and Dr. Boyla Mainsah.
Steven Bedrick and Shiran Dudy presented a workshop entitled "Natural Language Processing &BCI". Natural Language Processing (NLP) is the computational analysis of spoken or written language, and is an important part of many Augmentative and Alternative Communication systems. The workshop covered a wide range of topics, including tutorials on language modeling and vocabulary personalization, discussion of icon-based typing systems, and considerations around user privacy. It was workshop was attended by more than twenty people from five countries, with participants from industry, academia, and government.