Tonio Ball google scholar publication list



  • Bontempi, G., Chavarriaga, R., eD Canck, H., Girardi, E., Hoos, H., Kilbane-Dawe, I., ... Ball, T., ... & Maratea, M. (2021). The CLAIRE COVID-19 initiative: approach, experiences and recommendations. Ethics and Information Technology, 1-7. 
  • Markus Kern, Andreas Schulze-Bonhage, Tonio Ball. (2021). Blink- and saccade-related suppression effects in early visual areas of the human brain: Intracranial EEG investigations during natural viewing conditions. Neuroimage 230, 117788.



  • Gemein, L. A., Schirrmeister, R. T., Chrabąszcz, P., Wilson, D., Boedecker, J., Schulze-Bonhage, A., ... & Ball, T. (2020). Machine-learning-based diagnostics of EEG pathology. NeuroImage, 220, 117021.
  • Schirrmeister, R. T., Zhou, Y., Ball, T. & Zhang, D., (2020). Understanding Anomaly Detection with Deep Invertible Networks through Hierarchies of Distributions and Features. Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 33 (2020).
  • Noreika, V., Windt, J. M., Kern, M., Valli, K., Salonen, T., Parkkola, R., Antti, R., Karim, A.A., Ball, T.  & Lenggenhager, B. (2020). Modulating dream experience: Noninvasive brain stimulation over the sensorimotor cortex reduces dream movement. Scientific reports, 10(1), 1-19.



  • Alexander, D. M., Ball, T., Schulze-Bonhage, A., & van Leeuwen, C. (2019). Large-scale cortical travelling waves predict localized future cortical signals. PLoS computational biology, 15(11).
  • Lahr J.,  Fiederer L.D.J, Glanz O., Schulze-Bonhage A., Ball T., Topography, Spectral Characteristics, and Extra-to-Intracranial Propagation Pathways of EMG,
  • Fiederer L.D.J.*, Völker M.*, Schirrmeister R.T., Burgard W., Boedecker J., Ball T., *equally contributing. "Hybrid Brain-Computer-Interfacing for Human-Compliant Robots: Inferring Continuous Subjective Ratings with Deep Regression". Frontiers in Neurorobotics, Volume 13, 2019,
  • Behncke J.*, Kern M.*, Ruescher J.*, Schulze-Bonhage A. and Ball T., *equally contributing. "Probabilistic neuroanatomical assignment of intracranial electrodes using the ELAS toolbox". Journal of neuroscience methods (2019). ELAS toolbox:
  • Heilmeyer, F. A., & Ball, T. (2019). neurone_loader: A Python module for loading EEG data recorded with Bittium NeurOne. Journal of Open Source Software, 4(42), 1626. 10.21105/joss.01626
  • Markus Kern, Sina Bert, Olga Glanz, Andreas Schulze-Bonhage and Tonio Ball. "Human motor cortex relies on sparse and action-specific activation during laughing, smiling and speech production". Communications Biology, 2(1), p. 118.
  • Markus Kern, Johanna Ruescher, Andreas Schulze-Bonhage, Tonio Ball. "Cortical Mirror-System Activation During Real-Life Game Playing: An Intracranial Electroencephalography (EEG) Study". Conference on Cognitive Computational Neuroscience. arXiv:1902.09189v2
  • Schirrmeister, R.S., and Ball, T. Technical Report: Deep Invertible Networks for EEG-based brain-signal decoding, PDF
  • Kellmeyer, P., Vry, M. S., & Ball, T. (2019). A transcallosal fibre system between homotopic inferior frontal regions supports complex linguistic processing. European Journal of Neuroscience, 50(10), 3544-3556.
  • Kuhner D.*, Fiederer L.D.J.*, Aldinger J.*, Burget F.*, Völker M.*, Schirrmeister R.T., Do C., Boedecker J., Nebel B., Ball T., Burgard W. "A service assistant combining autonomous robotics, flexible goal formulation, and deep-learning-based brain–computer interfacing". Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Volume 116, 2019, Pages 98-113,



  • Hartmann, K. G., Schirrmeister, R. T., & Ball, T. (2018). EEG-GAN: Generative adversarial networks for electroencephalograhic (EEG) brain signals. arXiv preprint arXiv:1806.01875.
  • Wang, X., Gkogkidis, C. A., Schirrmeister, R. T., Heilmeyer, F. A., Gierthmuehlen, M., Kohler, F., Schuettler, M., Stieglitz, T., Ball, T., 2018. Deep Learning for micro-Electrocorticographic (μECoG) Data. Conference paper for IEEE EMBS CONFERENCE ON BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING AND SCIENCES (IECBES 2018),
  • Kellmeyer P., Mueller O., Feingold-Polak R. and Levy-Tzedek S. "Social robots in rehabilitation: A question of trust". Science Robotics. 2018 Aug 15 3(21).
  • Behncke J., Schirrmeister R. T., Burgard W., and Ball T., "The role of robot design in decoding error-related information from EEG signals of a human observer". 6th International Congress on Neurotechnology, Electronics and Informatics 2018.
  • Heilmeyer F.A., Schirrmeister R.T., Fiederer L.D.J., Völker M., Behncke J., Ball T., "A framework for large-scale evaluation of deep learning for EEG". IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics 2018
  • Völker M., Hammer J., Schirrmeister R.T., Behncke J., Fiederer L.D., Schulze-Bonhage A., Marusič P., Burgard W., and Ball T., "Intracranial Error Detection via Deep Learning". IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics 2018
  • Behncke J., Schirrmeister R. T., Völker M., Hammer J., Marusič P., Schulze-Bonhage A., Burgard W., and Ball T., "Cross-paradigm pretraining of convolutional networks improves intracranial EEG decoding". IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics 2018 
  • Schirrmeister RT, Chrabąszcz P, Hutter F, Ball T, Training Generative Reversible Networks,  ICML 2018 workshop on Theoretical Foundations and Applications of Deep Generative Models,
  • Glanz (Iljina) O, Derix J, Kaur R, Schulze-Bonhage A, Auer P, Aertsen A, Ball T, Real-life speech production and perception have a shared premotor-cortical substrate, Nature Scientific Reports, 2018,
  • Kellmeyer P. Big Brain Data: On the Responsible Use of Brain Data from Clinical and Consumer-Directed Neurotechnological Devices. Neuroethics. Online First, May 19th 2018.
  • Gkogkidis CA, Bentler C, Wang X, Gierthmühlen M, Scheiwe C, Cristina Schmitz H, Haberstroh J, Stieglitz T, Ball T. "Neurophysiological Evaluation of a Customizable µECoG-based Wireless Brain Implant", 2018 40th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), Honolulu, HI, 2018, pp. 2953-2956, doi: 10.1109/EMBC.2018.8513044.
  • Kellmeyer P, Grosse-Wentrup M, Schulze-Bonhage A, Ziemann U, Ball T. "Electrophysiological correlates of neurodegeneration in motor and non-motor brain regions in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis - implications for brain-computer interfacing". J Neural Eng. 2018 Apr 20.
  • Guler S, Dannhauer M, Roig-Solvas B, Gkogkidis A, Macleodb R, Ball T, Ojemann JG, Brooks D, "Computationally optimized ECoG stimulation with local safety constraints". NeuroImage, 2018.
  • Völker, M., Fiederer L.D.J., Berberich S., Hammer J., Behncke J., Kršek, P., Tomášek M., Marusič P., Reinacher P.C., Coenen V.A., Helias M., Schulze-Bonhage A., Burgard W., and Ball T. "The dynamics of error processing in the human brain as reflected by high-gamma activity in noninvasive and intracranial EEG". NeuroImage, 2018.
  • Heers M., Helias M., Hedrich T., Dümpelmann M., Schulze-Bonhage A., and Ball T., "Spectral bandwidth of interictal fast epileptic activity characterizes the seizure onset zone". NeuroImage Clinical, Volume 17, 2018, Pages 865-872.
  • Behncke J., Schirrmeister R. T., Burgard W., and Ball T., "The signature of robot action success in EEG signals of a human observer: Decoding and visualization using deep convolutional neural networks". IEEE The 6th International Winter Conference on Brain-Computer Interface 2018.
  • Hartmann K.G., Schirrmeister R. T., and Ball T., "Hierarchical internal representation of spectral features in deep convolutional networks trained for EEG decoding". IEEE The 6th International Winter Conference on Brain-Computer Interface 2018.

  • Völker M., Schirrmeister R. T., Fiederer L.D.J., Burgard W., and Ball T., "Deep Transfer Learning for Error Decoding from Non-Invasive EEG". IEEE The 6th International Winter Conference on Brain-Computer Interface 2018.



  • Yuste R, Goering S, Arcas BAY, Bi G, Carmena JM, Carter A, Fins JJ, Friesen P, Gallant J, Huggins JE, Illes J, Kellmeyer P, Klein E, Marblestone A, Mitchell C, Parens E, Pham M, Rubel A, Sadato N, Sullivan LS, Teicher M, Wasserman D, Wexler A, Whittaker M, Wolpaw J. Four ethical priorities for neurotechnologies and AI. Nature. 2017 Nov 8;551(7679):159-163. doi:10.1038/551159a
  • Schirrmeister, R. T., Gemein, L., Eggensperger, K., Hutter, F., & Ball, T. (2017). Deep learning with convolutional neural networks for decoding and visualization of EEG pathology. IEEE Signal Processing in Medicine and Biology Symposium 2017.
  • Kellmeyer P. Ethical and Legal Implications of the Methodological Crisis in Neuroimaging. Camb Q Healthc Ethics. 2017 Oct;26(4):530-554.
  • Gkogkidis C.A., Wang X., Schubert T., Gierthmühlen M., Kohler F., Schulze-Bonhage A., Burgard W., Rickert J., Haberstroh J.,Schüttler M., Stieglitz T., Ball T., "Closed-loop interaction with the cerebral cortex using a novel micro-ECoG-based implant: The impact of beta vs. gamma stimulation frequencies on cortico-cortical spectral responses". Brain-Computer Interfaces (2017),
  • Casimo K., Levinson L.H., Zanos S., Gkogkidis C.A., Ball T., Fetz E., Weaver K.E., Ojemann J.G., "An Inter-species Comparative Study of Invasive Electrophysiological Functional Connectivity". Brain and Behavior, Brain and behavior, 7(12), e00863.
  • Welke D.*, Behncke J.*, Hader M., Schirrmeister R. T., Schönau A., Eßmann B., Müller O., Burgard W., and Ball T., *equally contributing. "Brain Responses During Robot-Error Observation". Kognitive Systeme / 2017 - 1.
  • Schirrmeister R.T., Springenberg J.T., Fiederer L.D.J., Glasstetter M., Eggensperger K., Tangermann M., Hutter F., Burgard W., Ball T. Deep learning with convolutional neural networks for EEG decoding and visualization. Hum Brain Mapp. 2017 Aug 7.
  • Kohler F.*, Gkogkidis C.A.*, Bentler C., Wang X., Gierthmuehlen M., Fischer J., Stolle C., Reindl L.M., Rickert J., Stieglitz T., Ball T., Schuettler M., *equally contributing. "Closed-loop interaction with the cerebral cortex: A review of wireless implant technology". Brain-Computer Interfaces (2017). DOI:
  • Burget F.*, Fiederer L.D.J.*, Kuhner D.*, Völker M.*, Aldinger J., Schirrmeister R.T., Do C., Boedecker J., Nebel B., Ball T. and Burgard W., *equally contributing. "Acting Thoughts: Towards a Mobile Robotic Service Assistant for Users with Limited Communication Skill". Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE European Conference on Mobile Robotics.
  • Iljina O., Derix J., Schirrmeister R. T., Schulze-Bonhage A., Auer P., Aertsen A. and Ball T., "Neurolinguistic and machine-learning perspectives on direct speech BCIs for restoration of naturalistic communication". Brain-Computer Interfaces (2017): 1-14.
  • Wang X., Gkogkidis C.A., Iljina O., Fiederer L.D.J., Henle C., Mader I., Kaminsky J., Stieglitz T., Gierthmuehlen M., and Ball T. (2017). Mapping the fine structure of cortical activity with different micro-ECoG electrode array geometries. J Neural Eng. 2017 Jun 9;14(5):056004.



  • Fiederer L.D.J., Lahr J., Vorwerk J., Lucka F., Aertsen A., Wolters C.H., Schulze-Bonhage A., Ball T., “Electrical Stimulation of the Human Cerebral Cortex by Extracranial Muscle Activity: Effect Quantification with Intracranial EEG and FEM Simulations”, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, vol. 63, no. 12, pp 2552-2563.
  • Moritz, C. T., Ruther, P., Goering, S., Stett, A., Ball, T., Burgard, W., ... & Rao, R. P. (2016). New perspectives on neuroengineering and neurotechnologies: NSF-DFG workshop report. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 63(7), 1354-1367.
  • Hammer J, Pistohl T, Fischer J, Kršek P, Tomášek M, Marusič P, Schulze-Bonhage A, Aertsen A, Ball T. (2016) Predominance of movement speed over direction in neuronal population signals of motor cortex: intracranial EEG data and a simple explanatory model. Cereb Cortex (2016) 26 (6): 2863-2881. DOI:
  • Lukas D.J. Fiederer, Johannes Vorwerk, Felix Lucka, Moritz Dannhauer, Shan Yang, Matthias Dümpelmann, Andreas Schulze-Bonhage, Ad Aertsen, Oliver Speck, Carsten H. Wolters, Tonio Ball, “The Role of Blood Vessels in High-Resolution Volume Conductor Head Modeling of EEG.” NeuroImage 128 (March 2016): 193–208. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2015.12.041.
  • Schubert, T., K. Eggensperger, A. Gkogkidis, F. Hutter, T. Ball, and W. Burgard. 2016, "Automatic Bone Parameter Estimation for Skeleton Tracking in Optical Motion Capture". In 2016 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 5548–54. doi:10.1109/ICRA.2016.7487771.
  • Kellmeyer P, Cochrane T, Müller O, Mitchell C, Ball T, Fins JJ, Biller-Andorno N. The Effects of Closed-Loop Medical Devices on the Autonomy and Accountability of Persons and Systems. Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics. 2016 Oct; 25(4): pp. 623-33 DOI:
  • Mutschler I, Ball T, Kirmse U, Wieckhorst B, Pluess M, Klarhöfer M, Meyer AH, Wilhelm FH, Seifritz E. The Role of the Subgenual Anterior Cingulate Cortex and Amygdala in Environmental Sensitivity to Infant Crying, PloS one11(8).



  • Jacob Lahr, Christina Schwartz, Bernhard Heimbach, Ad Aertsen, Jörn Rickert, Tonio Ball, "Invasive brain-machine interfaces: a survey of paralyzed patients' attitudes, knowledge and methods of information retrieval", Journal of Neural Engineering, Volume 12, Issue 4,14 July 2015, doi:10.1088/1741-2560/12/4/043001
  • Sebastian Weichwald, Timm Meyer, Ozan Özdenizci, Bernhard Schölkopf, Tonio Ball, Moritz Grosse-Wentrup, Causal interpretation rules for encoding and decoding models in neuroimaging, NeuroImage, Volume 110, 15 April 2015, Pages 48-59, ISSN 1053-8119,
  • Tobias Volk, Adnan Yousaf, Joan Albesa, Sebastian Stoecklin, Shah Hussain, C. Alexis Gkogkidis, Tonio Ball, Leonhard Reindl, "Wireless Power Distribution System for Brain Implants", 2015 IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (I2MTC), May 11-14, 2015, Pisa, Italy, 10.1109/I2MTC.2015.7151452
  • Tobias Schubert, Alexis Gkogkidis, Tonio Ball, Wolfram Burgard, "Automatic Initialization for Skeleton Tracking in Optical Motion Capture", Proceedings of 2015 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, ICRA 2015,10.1109/ICRA.2015.7139260
  • Sebastian Schröer, Ingo Killmann, Barbara Frank, Martin Völker, Lukas D. J. Fiederer, Tonio Ball, Wolfram Burgard, "An Autonomous Robotic Assistant for Drinking", Proceedings of 2015 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, ICRA 2015, 10.1109/ICRA.2015.7140110



  • Mutschler et al., Who gets afraid in the MRI-scanner? Neurogenetics of state-anxiety changes during an fMRI experiment, Neuroscience Letters, accepted
  • Derix J, Iljina O, Weiske J, Schulze-Bonhage A,Aertsen A, Ball T, From speech to thought: the neuronal basis of cognitive units in non-experimental, real-life communication investigated using ECoG, Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, Accepted
  • Gierthmuehlen, M., Wang, X., Gkogkidis, A., Henle, C., Fischer, J., Fehrenbacher, T., Kohler, F., Raab, M., Mader, I., Kuehn, C., Foerster, K., Haberstroh, J., Freiman, T. M., Stieglitz, T., Rickert, J., Schuettler, M. and Ball, T. (2014), "Mapping of sheep sensory cortex with a novel microelectrocorticography grid". J. Comp. Neurol., doi: 10.1002/cne.23631
  • Derix, J., Yang, S., Lüsebrink, F., Fiederer, L. D. J., Schulze-Bonhage, A., Aertsen, A., Speck, O. and Ball, T. (2014), Visualization of the amygdalo–hippocampal border and its structural variability by 7T and 3T magnetic resonance imaging. Hum. Brain Mapp., 35: 4316–4329. doi: 10.1002/hbm.22477
  • Weichwald, S.; Meyer, T.; Scholkopf, B.; Ball, T.; Grosse-Wentrup, M., "Decoding index finger position from EEG using random forests," Cognitive Information Processing (CIP), 2014 4th International Workshop on , vol., no., pp.1,6, 26-28 May 2014 doi: 10.1109/CIP.2014.6844513
  • Thomas Lampe*, Lukas D. J. Fiederer*, Martin Voelker, Alexander Knorr, Martin Riedmiller, Tonio Ball (2014) A Brain-Computer Interface for High-Level Remote Control of an Autonomous, Reinforcement-Learning-Based Robotic System for Reaching and Grasping. In International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI 2014). Haifa, Israel. doi: 10.1145/2557500.2557533 (*: equally contributing)



  • Hammer J, Fischer J, Ruescher J, Schulze-Bonhage A, Aertsen A, Ball T The role of ECoG magnitude and phase in decoding position, velocity and acceleration during continuous motor behavior, Frontiers in Neuroprosthetics, 2013 Nov 1;7:200. doi: 10.3389/fnins.2013.00200. eCollection 2013.
  • Mutschler I, Reinbold C, Wankerl J, Seifritz E, Ball T, Structural basis of empathy and the domain general region in the anterior insular cortex, Frontiers in Human Neuroscience,  2013 May 9;7:177. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2013.00177. eCollection 2013.
  • Kern M, Aertsen A, Schulze-Bonhage A, Ball T, Heart cycle-related effects on event-related potentials, spectral power changes, and connectivity patterns in the human ECoG, NeuroImage, 2013 Nov 1;81:178-90. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2013.05.042. Epub 2013 May 16.
  • Ruescher J, Iljina O, Altenmüller DM, Aertsen A, Schulze-Bonhage A, Ball T, Somatotopic mapping of natural upper- and lower-extremity movements and speech production with high gamma electrocorticography, NeuroImage, 2013 Nov 1;81:164-77. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2013.04.102. Epub 2013 May 3.
  • Alexander DM, Jurica P, Trengove C, Nikolaev AR, Gepshtein S, Zvyagintsev M, Mathiak K, Schulze-Bonhage A, Rüscher J, Ball T, van Leeuwen C, Traveling waves and trial averaging: the nature of single-trial and averaged brain responses in large-scale cortical signals, NeuroImage (in press)
  • Milekovic T, Ball T, Schulze-Bonhage A, Aertsen A and Mehring C, Detection of error related neuronal responses recorded by electrocorticography in humans during continuous movements, PLoS ONE (accepted)
  • Pistohl T, Schmidt TS, Ball T, Schulze-Bonhage A, Aertsen A and Mehring C, Grasp detection from human ECoG during natural reach-to-grasp movements, PLoS ONE (accepted)



  • Thinnes-Elker F, Iljina O, Apostolides JK, Kraemer F, Schulze-Bonhage A, Aertsen A, Ball T (accepted), Intention concepts and brain-machine interfacing, Frontiers in Cognition (link)
  • Derix J, Iljina O, Schulze-Bonhage A, Aertsen A and Ball T (2012) 'Doctor' or 'darling'? Decoding the communication partner from ECoG of the anterior temporal lobe during non-experimental, real-life social interaction Front Hum Neurosci (link)
  • Sammler D, Koelsch S, Ball T, Brandt A, Grigutscha M, Huppertze H-J,Knösche TR, Wellmer J, Widman G, Elger CE, Friederici AD, Schulze-Bonhage A (2012) Co-localizing linguistic and musical syntax with intracranial EEG, NeuroImage (in press)
  • Milekovic T,Fischer J, Pistohl T,Ruescher J,Schulze-Bonhage A,Aertsen A,Rickert J, Ball T*,Mehring C* (2012) An online brain-machine interface using decoding of movement direction from the human electrocorticogram, J Neural Eng, in press (*: equally contributing)
  • Mutschler I, Ball T, Wankerl J, Strigo IA, (2012) Pain and emotion in the insular cortex: evidence for functional reorganization in major depression, Neuroscience Letters, in press (link)
  • Demandt E, Mehring C, Vogt K, Schulze-Bonhage A, Aertsen A, Ball T (2012) Reaching movement onset- and end-related characteristics of EEG spectral power modulations, Frontiers in Neuroprosthetics, in press (link)
  • Ball T, Breckel TPK, Mutschler I, Aertsen A, Schulze-Bonhage A,Hennig J,Speck O (2012) Variability of fMRI-Response Patterns at Different Spatial Observation Scales; Human Brain Mapping 33(5):1155-71


2011 and before

  • Milekovic T, Ball T, Schulze-Bonhage A, Aertsen Ad,Mehring C (2011) Error related electrocorticographic activity in humans during continuous movements, Journal of Neural Engineering, accepted
  • Gierthmühlen M, Ball T, Henle C, Wang X, Rickert J, Raab M, Freiman M, Stieglitz T, Kaminsky J, (2011) Evaluation of µECoG electrode arrays in the minipig: experimental procedure and neurosurgical approach; Journal of Neuroscience Methods, Volume 202, Issue 1, pp 77–86
  • Pistohl T; Schulze-Bonhage A; Aertsen A; Mehring C; Ball T (2011) Decoding natural grasp types from human ECoG; NeuroImage 2011 Jul 8. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Dümpelmann M, Ball T, Schulze-Bonhages A. (2010) sLORETA allows reliable distributed source reconstruction based on subdural strip and grid recordings; , Human Brain Mapping 2011 May 26. doi: 10.1002/hbm.21276. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Mutschler I, Wieckhorst B, Speck O, Schulze-Bonhage A, Hennig J, Seifritz E, Ball T. (2010) Time Scales of Auditory Habituation in the Amygdala and Cerebral Cortex. Cerebral Cortex (in press)
  • Mutschler I, Wieckhorst B, Kowalevski S, Derix J, Wentlandt J, Schulze-Bonhage A, Ball T. (2009) Functional Organization of the Human Anterior Insular Cortex. Neuroscience Letters 26;457(2):66-70
  • Sammler D, Koelsch S, Ball T, Brandt A, Elger CE, Friederici AD, Grigutsch M, Huppertz HJ, Knösche TR, Wellmer J, Widman G, Schulze-Bonhage A. (2009) Overlap of musical and linguistic syntax processing: intracranial ERP evidence. Ann N Y Acad Sci.; 1169:494-498
  • Ball T, Derix J, Wentlandt J, Wieckhorst B, Speck O, Schulze-Bonhage A, Mutschler I. (2009)Anatomical Specificity of Functional Amygdala Imaging of Responses to Stimuli with Positive and Negative Emotional Valence Journal of Neuroscience Methods 30;180(1):57-70
  • Ball T, Schulze-Bonhage A, Aertsen A, Mehring C (2009).
    Differential representation of arm movement direction in relation to cortical anatomy and function Journal of Neural Engineering 6(1):016006
  • Ball T, Kern M, Mutschler I, Aertsen A, Schulze-Bonhage A (2009).
    Signal Quality of Simultaneously Recorded Invasive and Non-Invasive EEG
    NeuroImage 46(3):708-16
  • Ball T, Demandt E, Mutschler I, Neitzel E, Mehring C, Vogt K, Ad Aertsen A, Schulze-Bonhage A (2008). Movement Related Activity in the High Gamma Range of the Human EEG NeuroImage 2008 Jun;41(2):302-10.
  • Pistohl T, Ball T, Schulze-Bonhage A, Aertsen A, Mehring C (2008)
    Prediction of Arm Movement Trajectories from ECoG-Recordings in Humans.
    J Neurosci Methods, 167/1 pp. 105-115 (pdf)
  • Mutschler I, Schulze-Bonhage A, Glauche V, Demandt E, Speck O, Ball T (2007)
    A Rapid Sound-Action Association Effect in Human Insular Cortex
    PLoS ONE 2(2): e259. (pdf)
  • Ball T, Rahm B, Eickhoff SB, Schulze-Bonhage A, Speck O, Mutschler I (2007)
    Response Properties of Human Amygdala Subregions: Evidence Based on Functional MRI Combined with Probabilistic Anatomical Maps PLoS ONE 2(3): e307. (pdf)
  • Mehring C, Nawrot MP, Cardoso de Oliveira S, Vaadia E, Schulze-Bonhage A, Aertsen A, Ball T (2005) Comparing information about arm movement direction in single channels of local and epicortical field potentials from monkey and human motor cortex
    J.Physiol. (Paris) 98:498-506 (pdf)
  • Müller T, Ball T, Kristeva-Feige R, Mergner T, Timmer J,
    Selecting relevant electrode positions for classification tasks based on the electro-encephalogram Med Biol Eng Comput. 2000 Jan;38(1):62-7. (pdf)
  • Ball T, Schreiber A, Feige B, Wagner M, Lücking CH, Kristeva-Feige R (1999)
    The role of higher-order motor areas in voluntary movement as revealed by high-resolution EEG and fMRI Neuroimage. 1999 Dec;10(6):682-94 (pdf)


Review articles

  • Ball T*, Nawrot MP,* Pistohl T, Aertsen A, Schulze-Bonhage A, Mehring C* (2004)
    Towards a brain-machine interface based on epicortical field potentials.
    Biomed. Eng. (Berlin), 49 (Suppl. 2), 756-759 (pdf)
  • Waldert S* and Pistohl T*, Braun C, Ball T, Aertsen A, Mehring C (2009), A Review on Directional Information in Neural Signals for Brain-Machine Interfaces, Journal of Physiology Paris (accepted)


Other publications

  • Voelker M., Berberich S., Andreev E., Fiederer L.D.J., Burgard W., and Ball T., "Between-Subject Transfer Learning for Classification of Error-Related Signals in High-Density EEG". 1st Neuroadaptive Technology Conference 2017
  • Gkogkidis C.A., Wang X., Gierthmuehlen M., Haberstroh J., Schuettler M., Rickert J., Stieglitz T., and Ball T., "Cortico-cortical spectral responses elicited by closed-loop stimulation in the sheep somatosensory cortex". 1st Neuroadpative Technology Conference 2017.
  • Fiederer, L. D. J., T. Lampe, M. Voelker, L. Spinello, W. Burgard, M. Riedmiller, and T. Ball. “An Augmented Reality Approach for BCI Control of Intelligent Autonomous Robots.” In Biomed. Eng. (Berlin), 59:S1097–S1097, 2014. (pdf)
  • T. Ball, I. Mutschler, D. Jäger, M. Otte, A. Schulze-Bonhage, J. Hennig, O. Speck and A. Schreiber. (2008)
    Elastic Registration of Functional MRI Data to Sensorimotor Cortex. IFMBE Proceedings, Vol. 22, 885-888. (pdf)
  • I. Mutschler, B. Wieckhorst, A. Schulze-Bonhage, E. Seifritz, J. Hennig, O. Speck, and T. Ball. (2008)
    Probabilistic Assignment of Brain Responses to the Human Amygdala and its Subregions using High Resolution Functional MRI. IFMBE Proceedings, Vol. 22, 807-810 (pdf)
  • Rickert J, Ball T, Henle C, Huetz C, Fischer J, Liao X, Meier W, Schuettler M, Milekovic T, Pistohl T, Raab M, Vogt K, Schulze-Bonhage A, Stieglitz T, Aertsen A, Mehring C (2008) Development of a neuronal motor prosthesis for the restoration of movement in paralyzed people. 13th Annual Conference of the International FES Society (Germany, Freiburg) (pdf)
  • Milekovic T, Ball T, Schulze-Bonhage A, Aertsen A, Mehring C (2008) Performance and control error related neuronal signals in human ECoG recordings. 13th Annual Conference of the International FES Society (Germany, Freiburg) (pdf)
  • Mutschler I and Ball T (2007)
    High-Quality Auditory Stimulation for Functional MRI Research: Experience from two studies
    NordicNeuroLab Newsletter II/2007, 2-3 (pdf)


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