EE486 Winter 2015: Biomedical Signal Processing


Announcements
  • Midterm exam is tentatively scheduled for M Feb. 9
  • Assignments and Solutions
    • PS 1 biomedical signal processing applications and MATLAB primer.
    • PS 1 solutions.
    • PS 2 on the neuromuscular system and reducing ensemble noise.
    • PS 2 solutions on the neuromuscular system and reducing ensemble noise.
    • PS 3 on H-reflex and EMG processing.
    Data and Code
    Supplementary
    Other useful links
    • Matlab tutorial from Dave Ojika
    • MATLAB Tutorial
      Under "Tutorial Options", go through the following
      • MATLAB examples -> Getting Started with MATLAB
      • MATLAB examples -> Working in The Development Environment
      • MATLAB examples -> Writing a MATLAB program
      • MATLAB examples -> Basic Matrix Operations
      • Getting Started with MATLAB (User's Guide)

    Course outline

    Date Topic Reading Related Assignment
    M Jan 5 Course overview; biomedical signal processing applications Supplement: Intro lecture slides PS 1
    W Jan 7 Bioelectrical signals and noise in biomedical recordings Supplement: A) Neural action potential. B) Noise in biomedical signals. PS 1
    M Jan 12 Neuromotor control, EMG acquisition, and ensemble averaging Purves supplement on the neuromuscular system; Winter and Yack 1987 (focus on pp. 402-405); Shiavi 1981 Sections 1, 2.1-2.2 PS2
    W Jan 14 Ensemble averaging Winter and Yack 1987 (focus on pp. 402-405); PS 2
    M Jan 19 MLK, Jr. Day
    W Jan 21 Ensemble averaging; Motor evoked potentials Scivoletto et al 2009; Iyer et al 2010 PS 2; PS 3
    M Jan 26 Motor evoked potentials Scivoletto et al 2009; Iyer et al 2010 PS 3