A trick to detect bad channel in NIRS data…

Some noise is easy to detect – simply plotting the time courses of NIRS signal, you will find the noise so out of range...
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Near Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS): List of manufactures

This post is under updating … The information is not complete Table can be found here: Artinis OctaMon The main...
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What does a wavelet transform plot tell you?

Let’s say you collected some brain data (time series) using NIRS while the participants were performing a task (say finger tapping), and you use...
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Handy programs to visualize NIRS data (5): plot2

Let’s say you have two correlated variables, x and y. You may have more then one data points with x=10 and y=5. But if...
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Handy programs to visualize NIRS data (4): wt

In case you need to visualize your time series in both time and frequency domain (or just frequency domain), you can use the wt...
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Handy programs to visualize NIRS data (3): plotFFT

Sometimes you wish to know the spectrum of a time series. plotFFT is a handy function for this purpose. You instantly know the power...
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Handy programs to visualize NIRS data (2): plotTopoMap

Often you need to view the spatial pattern of activation as in the example below. plotTopoMap allows you to do that. It probably only...
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Handy programs to visualize NIRS data (1): plotTraces

You often need to plot the time series of NIRS signal from all channels with event indicators (See the example below). plotTraces can do...
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How to control ETG-4000 and receive realtime feedback simultaneously?

If you want to control ETG-4000 with your program through the serial port, and at the same time your experiment requires realtime feedback from...
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Realtime feedback from NIRS recording

Hitachi provides a Matlab script (RealtimeOT.m) which can deliver real-time feedback from ETG-4000. This script is installed in the computer (Windows 2000) in the...
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