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Course 00EINEU020 in WS 2020/1

General Data

Course Type lecture with integrated exercises
Semester Weekly Hours 4 SWS
Organisational Unit Associate Professorship of Bio-inspired Information Processing (Prof. Hemmert)
Lecturers Werner Hemmert
Dates Fri, 09:45–11:15
Fri, 11:30–13:30, virtuell

Further Information

Courses are together with exams the building blocks for modules. Please keep in mind that information on the contents, learning outcomes and, especially examination conditions are given on the module level only – see section "Assignment to Modules" above.

additional remarks The lecture covers the theoretical foundations of neuroprostheses. As the underlying principle of all neuroprostheses is the electrical excitation of neurons, we will cover this topic in depth using cochlea implants as an example. In the practical computer laboratory (2SWS), which complements the lecture (2SWS), we will program a solver for the cable equation of an active axon and implement a computer model of a cochlea implant. The practical part is obligatory -- you have to submit your excercises and collect enough points to be admitted for the exam! Topcis: - Overview neuroimplants - numerical solution of linear and nonlinear differential equations - electrical models of cells and neurons - derivation and solution of the cable equation for nerve fibers (axons) - simulation of the electrical excitation of nerve fibers (axons) - simulation of electrical field spread in the body - anatomy and function of the hearing organ - coding of sound in the auditory nerve - implementation of a coding strategy for a cochlear implant - electrochemistry of electrodes, biocompatibility and foreign body reactions
Links E-Learning course (e. g. Moodle)
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Equivalent Courses (e. g. in other semesters)

WS 2023/4 Neuroprosthetics Bai, S. Croner, A. Hauptmann, C. Hemmert, W. Voss, A. Fri, 09:45–11:15, 3999
Fri, 11:30–13:00, -1947
Fri, 13:15–14:45, -1947
Fri, 09:45–11:15, virtuell
SS 2023 Neuroprosthetics Castaneda González, C. Croner, A. Driendl, L. Eisenlauer, R. Hemmert, W.
Assistants: Voss, A.
Fri, 11:30–13:00, 3999
Fri, 13:15–14:45, -1947
Fri, 15:00–16:30, -1947
WS 2022/3 Neuroprosthetics Bai, S. Croner, A. Hauptmann, C. Hemmert, W. Voss, A. Fri, 09:45–11:15, 3999
Fri, 11:30–13:00, -1947
Fri, 13:15–14:45, -1947
SS 2022 Neuroprosthetics Hemmert, W.
Assistants: Driendl, L.
Fri, 11:30–13:00, 3999
Fri, 09:45–11:15, -1947
Fri, 13:15–14:45, -1947
WS 2021/2 Neuroprosthetics Hauptmann, C. Hemmert, W. Fri, 09:45–10:30, virtuell
Fri, 11:00–12:30, virtuell
SS 2021 Neuroprosthetics Hemmert, W. Fri, 09:45–11:15
Fri, 11:30–13:00, virtuell
Fri, 13:15–14:45, virtuell
WS 2019/20 Neuroprosthetics Hemmert, W.
WS 2018/9 Neuroprosthetics Hemmert, W.
SS 2018 Neuroprosthetics
SS 2017 Neuroprothetics
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