fNIRS Training Course Materials 2018

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fNIRS Course Neurophotonics Center,
Boston University
November 7-9, 2018

DAY 1 – November 7th

9:30 – 10:30 am NIRS introduction – Lecture  (video)
10:30 – 11:15 am Hands-on A – Cuff occlusion with various instruments (CW-NIRS, FD-NIRS, DCS)
11:15 – 11.30 am Break
11:30 – 12:45 pm fNIRS overview – Lecture (video)
12:45 – 1:30 pm Lunch
1:15 – 2:00 pm Computer testing
2:00 – 3:00 pm Data analysis – Basic steps demonstrated with Homer2 (with  video and excercise)
3:00 – 5:00 pm Hands-on B and C – 3D-digitizer and fNIRS experiments

DAY 2 – November 8th

9:00 – 10:30 am Short separation regression and GLM (with video and exercise)
10:30 – 10:45 am Break
10:45 – 12:15 pm  Motion Artifacts (with video and exercise)
12:15 – 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 – 3:00 pm Exercise: Data analysis – Analysis of Hands-on B data from Day 1 3:00 – 3:30 pm Exercise: Data analysis – Result presentation
3:30 – 3:45 pm Break
3:45 – 5:30 pm Application Talks: Lindsey Powell (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) – video Pei-Yi (Ivy) Lin (Boston Children’s Hospital) – video Alexander Von Luhmann (Technische Universität, Berlin) – video
5:30 – 5:45 pm Homework assignment – Homer2 analysis in preparation for Day 3
6:00 – 7:30 pm Working dinner – Homework + Continuing analysis of data from participants

DAY 3 – November 9th

9:00 – 10:00 am Atlas Guided Analysis (video)
10:00 – 10:15 am Using Subject’s True Anatomy (exercise)
10:15 – 10:30 am Break
10:30 – 11:30 am Probe design: software (video)
11:30 – 12:30 pm Exercise: Probe design
12:30 – 1:30 pm Lunch
1:30 – 2:30 pm Exercise: Probe repeatability and comparison with target design (with exercise 1 and 2)
2:30 – 4:30 pm Exercise: Image Reconstruction (with demo: subj1, subj2, results&probe and problem set)
4:30 – 5:00 pm Wrap up