Biomedical Signal Processing Laboratory

Communications, Sensors, Signal and Information Processing Group
School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Newcastle University


Publications

Books/Book chapters/Editorials

  • Nazarpour K, Cipriani C, Farina D, Kuiken T. Guest Editorial: Advances in control of multi-functional powered upper-limb prostheses. IEEE Transactions Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, 22(4), 2014
  • Jackson A, Nazarpour K. Motor learning explored with myoelectric and neural interfaces. In: Gollhofer, A., Taube, W., Nielsen, J.B, ed. Routledge Handbook of Motor Control and Motor Learning. Routledge, 2012, pp. 71-89 .

Journal articles

2016

  • A. Alameer, G. Ghazaei, P. Degenaar, J. A. Chambers, and K. Nazarpour, Object recognition with an elastic net-regularized hierarchical MAX model of the visual cortex,” IEEE Signal Processing Letters, 2016. submitted.
  • Khushaba RN, Al-Timemy A, Kodagoda S, Nazarpour K. Combined influence of forearm orientation and muscular contraction on EMG pattern recognition. Expert Systems and Applications, 2016. submitted.
  • Adhikari K, Tatinati S, Ang WT, Velovulu KC, Nazarpour K. A quaternion weighted Fourier linear combiner for modeling physiological tremor. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering 2016, in press.
  • Tatinati S, Veluvolu KC, Ang WT, Nazarpour K. Ensemble framework based real-time respiratory motion prediction for adaptive radiotherapy applications. Medical Engineering and Physics 2016, in press.

2015

  • Pistohl T, Joshi D, Gowrishankar G, Jackson A, Nazarpour K. Artificial proprioception for myoelectric control. IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering 2015, 23(3):498-507 pdf.
  • Graziadio S, Nazarpour K, Gretenkord S, Jackson A, Eyre J. Greater intermanual transfer of feed-forward learning in elderley: evidence that age related bilateral motor cortex activation is compensatory. Journal of Motor Behavior 2015, 47(1): 47-55 pdf.

2014

  • Hall TM, Nazarpour K, Jackson A. Real-time biofeedback of single neuron activity estimated from local field potential. Nature Communications 2014, 5, article number. 5462.

2013

  • Pistohl T, Cipriani C, Jackson A, Nazarpour K. Abstract and proportional myoelectric control for multi-fingered hand prostheses. Annals of Biomedical Engineering 2013, 41(12):2687-98.
  • Nazarpour K, Al-Timemy AH, Bugmann G, Jackson A. A note on the probability distribution function of the surface electromyogram signal. Brain Research Bulletin 2013, 90:88-91.
  • Sanei S, Ferdowsi S, Nazarpour K, Cichocki A. Advances in electroencephalography signal processing. IEEE Signal Processing Magazine 2013, 30(1):170-176. (INVITED PAPER)

2012

  • Nazarpour K, Barnard A, Jackson A. Flexible cortical control of task-specific muscle synergies. Journal of Neuroscience 2012, 32(36):12349-12360.
  • Nazarpour K, Ethier C, Paninski L, Rebesco JM, Miall RC, Miller LE. EMG prediction from motor cortical recordings via a Non-Negative Point Process Filter. IEEE Transactions Biomedical Engineering 2012, 59(7):1829-1838.

2010

  • Ghaderi F, Nazarpour K, McWhirter JG, Sanei S. Removal of ballistocardiogram artifacts using the cyclostationary source extraction method. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering 2010, 57(11):2667-2676.

2009

  • Lo JL, Sanei S, Nazarpour K. An adaptive source-channel coding with feedback for progressive transmission of medical images. International Journal of Telemedicine and Applications 2009:519417.
  • Praamstra P, Kourtis D, Nazarpour K. Simultaneous preparation of multiple potential movements: opposing effects of spatial proximity mediated by premotor and arietal cortex. Journal of Neurophysiology 2009, 102(4):2084-2095.
  • Nazarpour K, Praamstra P, Miall RC, Sanei S. Steady-state movement related potentials for brain-computer interfacing. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering 2009, 56(8): 2104-2113.
  • Mohseni HR, Nazarpour K, Wilding EL, Sanei S. The application of particle filters in single trial event-related potential estimation. Physiological Measurement 2009, 30(10):1101-1116.

2008

  • Nazarpour K, Mohseni HR, Hesse CW, Chambers JA, Sanei S. A novel semiblind signal extraction approach for the removal of eye-blink artifcat from EEGs. EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2008, Article no. 98.
  • Nazarpour K, Wongsawat Y, Sanei S, Chambers JA, Oraintara S. Removal of the eye-blink artifacts from EEGs via STF-TS modeling and robust minimum variance beamforming. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering 2008, 55(9):2221-2231.

2007

  • Nazarpour K, Sharafat AR, Firoozabadi SM. Application of higher order statistics to surface electromyogram signal classification. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering 2007, 54(10):1762-1769.

Published in Conference Proceedings

  • E. Brunton, C. W. Blau, and K. Nazarpour, “Multichannel cuff electrodes for peripheral nerve stimulation and recording,” IEEE SMC 16, Hungary, 2016, submitted.
  • A. Alameer, G. Ghazaei, P. Degenaar, K. Nazarpour, “Processing occlusions using elastic-net HMAX,” IEEE SMC 16, Hungary, 2016, submitted.J. Barnes, M. Dyson, K. Nazarpour, “Comparison of hand and forearm muscle pairs in controlling of a novel myoelectric interface,” IEEE SMC 16, Hungary, 2016, submitted.
  • I. Kyranou, A. Krasoulis, M. S. Erden, K. Nazarpour, S. Vijayakumar, “Real-time classification of multi-modal sensory data for prosthetic hand control,” in Proc. IEEE BioRob 16, Singapore, 2016.
  • S. Del Din, A. Hickey, S. Woodman, H. Hiden, R. Morris, P. Watson, K. Nazarpour, M. Catt, L. Rochester, A. Godfrey, “Accelerometer-based gait assessment: Pragmatic deployment of an international scale,” in Proc. IEEE SSP 16, Spain, 2016. (INVITED PAPER).
  • C. Ladha, S. Del Din, K. Nazarpour, A. Hickey, R. Morris, M. Catt, L. Rochester, and A. Godfrey, “Toward a low-cost gait analysis system for clinical and free-living assessment,” IEEE EMBC 16, USA, 2016, submitted.
  • Alameer A, Ghazaei G, Degenaar P, Nazarpour K. An elastic net-regularized H-MAX model of visual processing. IET ISP 2015, Dec 2-3, 2015, London, UK.
  • Ghazaei G, Alameer A, Degenaar P, Morgan G, Nazarpour K. Artificial vision for artificial hands. IET ISP 2015, Dec 2-3, 2015, London, UK.
  • Jackson A, Schofield CS, Nazarpour K. Exploring the mechanisms of motor learning using myoelectric-computer interfaces. IEEE EMBC 2015, Aug 25-29, 2015, Milan, Italy.
  • Nazarpour K. Myoelectric control with abstract patterns. IEEE EMBC 2015, Aug 25-29, 2015, Milan, Italy.
  • Krasoulis A, Vijayakumar S, Nazarpour K. Towards low-dimensional proportional myoelectric control. IEEE EMBC 2015, Aug 25-29, 2015, Milan, Italy.
  • Krasoulis A, Vijaykumar S, Nazarpour K. Evaluation of regression methods for the continuous decoding of finger movement from surface EMG and accelerometry. IEEE NER 2015, Apr 22-25, 2015, Montpellier, France.
  • Adhikari K, Tatinati S, Veluvolu KC, Nazarpour K. Modeling 3D tremor signals with a quaternion weighted Fourier linear combiner. IEEE NER 2015, Apr 22-25, 2015, Montpellier, France.
  • Tatinati S, Veluvolu KC, Hong SM, Nazarpour K. Real-time prediction of respiratory motion traces for radiotherapy with ensemble learning. IEEE EMBC 2014, Aug 26-30, 2014, Chicago, USA.
  • Krasoulis A, Hall T, Jackson A, Vijaykumar S, Nazarpour K. Generalisability of upper-limb muscle activity decoding using local field potentials. IEEE EMBC 2014, Aug 26-30, 2014, Chicago, USA.
  • Tahmasebzadeh A, Nazarpour K. On the optimization of a non-linear Bayesian filter for surface EMG drive estimation. IEEE EMBC 2014, Aug 26-30, 2014, Chicago, USA.
  • Pistohl T, Joshi D, Gowrishankar G,  Jackson A, Nazarpour K. Artificial proprioception for myoelectric control. IEEE EMBC 2013, July 3-8, 2013, Osaka, Japan.
  • Pistohl T, Cipraini C, Jackson A, Nazarpour K. Adapting proportional myoelectric-controlled interfaces for prosthetic hands. IEEE EMBC 2013, July 3-8, 2013, Osaka, Japan.
  • Jackson A, Barrett J, Hall T, Tulip J, Nazarpour K. Neural synergies predict short- and long-term acquisition of abstract BMI skill. Translational and Computational Motor Control, Satellite Meeting, 42th Annual SfN Meeting, Oct 13-17, 2012, New Orleans, USA.
  • Ghaderi F, Nazarpour K, McWhirter J, Sanei S. Removal of ballistocardiogram artifacts exploiting second order cyclostationarity. IEEE MLSP 2010, Aug 29-Sep 1, 2010, Kittilä, Finland.
  • Nazarpour K, A. Jackson A. Biomimetic and biofeedback approaches for brain machine interface. APSIPA ASC 2010, Dec 14 - 17, 2010, Biopolis, Singapore. (INVITED PAPER)
  • Kosma A, Nazarpour K, Sanei S. Removal of ballistocardiogram artifact from electroencephalograms exploiting heart rate variability. DSP 2009, July 5-7, 2009, Greece.
  • Nazarpour K, Stastny J, Miall RC. ssMRP state detection for brain computer interface using hidden Markov model. IEEE SSP 2009, Aug 31-Sep1, 2009 Cardiff, UK.
  • Nazarpour K, Praamstra P, Miall RC, Sanei S. Steady-state movement related potentials for brain computer interfacing; an exploratory approach in the STF domain. BCI 2008 Workshop, Graz, Austria.
  • Nazarpour K, Praamstra P, Miall RC, Sanei S. Steady-state movement related potentials for brain computer interfacing. IEEE EMBC 2008, Aug 20-24, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Tsalaile T, Naqvi SM, Nazarpour K, S. Sanei S, Chambers JA. Blind source extraction of heart sound signals from lung sound recordings exploiting the periodicity of the heart sound. IEEE ICASSP 2008, Mar 30 - Apr 04, 2008, Las Vegas, USA.
  • Latif R, Sanei S, Nazarpour K. Classification of elbow electromyography signals based on directed transfer functions. BMEI 2008, May 27-30, 2008, Sanya, China.
  • Nazarpour K, Ebadi E, Sanei S. Fetal electrocardiogram signal modelling using genetic algorithm. IEEE MeMeA 2007, May 4-5, 2007, Warsaw, Poland.
  • Nazarpour K, Sanei, Chambers JA. A novel semi-blind signal extraction approach incorporating PARAFAC for the removal of eye-blink artifact from EEGs. DSP 2007, July 1-4, 2007, Cardiff, UK.
  • Nazarpour K, Wongsawat Y, Sanei S, Oraintara S, Chambers JA. A robust minimum variance beamforming for the removal of the eye-blink artifacts from EEGs. IEEE EMBC 2007, Aug 23-26, 2007, Lyon, France.
  • Lo J, Sanei S, Nazarpour K. Interactive and adaptive progressive transmission of medical images. IEEE EMBC 2007, Aug 23-26, 2007, Lyon, France.
  • Nazarpour K, Sanei S, Shoker L, Chambers JA. EEG signal parallel space-time-frequency decomposition for brain computer interfacing. EUSIPCO 2006, Sep 4-8, 2006, Florence, Italy.
  • Nazarpour K, Shoker L, Sanei S. Brain computer interfacing in space-time-frequency domain. BCI 2006 Workshop, Sep 21-23, 2006, Graz, Austria.
  • Shoker L, Sanei S, Nazarpour K, Sumich A. A novel space time frequency masking algorithm for extracting propagation in EEGs: with an application to brain computer interfacing. EUSIPCO 2006, Sep 4-8, 2006, Florence, Italy.
  • Cheong Took C, Nazarpour K, Sanei S, Chambers JA. Blind separation of temporomandibular joint sounds by incorporating fractional delay estimation. IMA 2006, Dec 17-20, 2006., Cirencester, UK.
  • Nazarpour K, Sharafat AR, Firoozabadi SMP. Anovel feature extraction scheme for myoelectric signals classification using higher order statistics. IEEE NER 2005, Mar 16-19, 2005, Virginia, USA.
  • Nazarpour K, Sharafat AR, Firoozabadi SMP. Negentropy analysis of myoelectric signal. IEEE SSP 2005, July 17-20, 2005, Bordeaux, France.
  • Nazarpour K, Sharafat AR, Firoozabadi SMP. Surface EMG signal classification using selective mix of higher order statistics based feature vector. IEEE EMBC 2005, Sep 1-4, 2005, Shanghai, China.
  • Nazarpour K. Surface EMG signal pattern recognition utilizing an adaptive crosstalk suppression preprocessor. IEEE ICSC 2005, Dec 15-17, 2005, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Khadivi A, Nazarpour K, Soltanian-Zadeh H. sEMG classification for upper-limb prosthesis control, using higher order statistics. IEEE ICASSP 2005, vol. 5, Mar 18-23, 2005, USA.

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