Jiri Hammer


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Jiří Hammer, PhD


Email: jiri (dot) hammer (at) uniklinik (minus) freiburg (dot) de


Research Interests

Brain-machine interfaces, motor decoding, machine learning, intracranial EEG signal analysis, cognitive neurobiology


Curriculum Vitae

2008: Diploma in Physics at Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic

2008-2015: PhD studies of Neurobiology at ALU Freiburg in the research group of PD Dr. Tonio Ball

Since 2015: PostDoc in the research group of PD Dr. Tonio Ball at Medical Center Freiburg (part-time position) and at Department of Neurology in Motol University Hospital in Prague, Czech Republic (part-time position)



Hammer, Jiří, Tobias Pistohl, Jörg Fischer, Pavel Kršek, Martin Tomášek, Petr Marusič, Andreas Schulze-Bonhage, Ad Aertsen, and Tonio Ball. “Predominance of Movement Speed Over Direction in Neuronal Population Signals of Motor Cortex: Intracranial EEG Data and A Simple Explanatory Model.” Cerebral Cortex 26, no. 6 (June 1, 2016): 2863–81. doi:10.1093/cercor/bhw033.

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.

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