Deutsch Intern
    Department of Psychology I - Workgroup Kübler

    Dr. Sebastian Halder



    Baykara E, Ruf CA, Fioravanti C, Käthner I, Simon N, Kleih SC, Kübler A, Halder S (2015) Effects of training and motivation on auditory P300 brain-computer interface performance. Clin Neurophysiol in press.

    Halder S, Pinegger A, Käthner I, Wriessnegger SC, Faller J, Pires Antunes JB, Müller-Putz GR, Kübler A (2015) Brain-controlled applications using dynamic P300 speller matrices. Artif Intell Med 63: 7-17.

    Halder S, Käthner I, Kübler A (2015) Training leads to increased auditory brain-computer interface performance of end-users with motor impairments. Clin Neurophysiol in press.

    Käthner I, Kübler A, Halder S (2015) Comparison of eye tracking, electrooculography and an auditory brain-computer interface for binary communication: a case study with a participant in the locked-in state. Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation accepted.

    Käthner I, Kübler A, Halder S (2015) Rapid P300 brain-computer interface communication with a head-mounted display. Front Neurosci 9: 207.

    Pasqualotto E, Matuz T, Federici S, Ruf CA, Bartl M, Olivetti Belardinelli M, Birbaumer N, Halder S (2015) Usability and workload of access technology for people with severe motor impairment: A comparison of brain-computer interfacing and eye tracking. Neurorehabil Neural Repair 29: 950-7.

    Pinegger A, Faller J, Halder S, Wriessnegger SC, Müller-Putz GR (2015) Control or non-control state: that is the question! An asynchronous visual P300-based BCI approach. J Neural Eng 12: 014001.

    Simon N, Käthner I, Ruf CA, Pasqualotto E, Kübler A, Halder S (2015) Ana uditory multiclass brain-computer interface with natural stimuli: Usability evaluation with healthy participants and a motor impaired end user. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 8: 1039.


    Bensch M, Martens S, Halder S, Hill J, Nijboer F, Ramos A, Birbaumer N, Bogdan M, Kotchoubey B, Rosenstiel W, Schölkopf B, Gharabaghi A (2014) Assessing attention and cognitive function in completely locked-in state with event-related brain potentials and epidural electrocorticography. J Neural Eng 11: 026006.

    Käthner I, Wriessnegger SC, Müller-Putz GR, Kübler A, Halder S (2014) Effects of mental work- load and fatigue on the P300, alpha and theta band power during operation of an ERP (P300) brain- computer interface. Biol Psychol 102: 118-29.

    Martens S, Bensch M, Halder S, Hill J, Nijboer F, Ramos-Murguialday A, Schoelkopf B, Birbaumer N, Gharabaghi A (2014) Epidural electrocorticography for monitoring of arousal in locked-in state. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 8: 861.


    De Massari D, Matuz T, Furdea A, Ruf CA, Halder S, Birbaumer N (2013) Brain-computer interface and semantic classical conditioning of communication in paralysis. Biol Psychol 92: 267-74. Abstract

    De Massari, D., Ruf, C. A., Furdea, A., Matuz, T., Van der Heiden, L., Halder, S., Silvoni, S., & Birbaumer, N. (2013). Brain communication in the locked-in state. Brain. doi:10.1093/brain/awt102

    Halder S, Ruf CA, Furdea A, Pasqualotto E, De Massari D, van der Heiden L, Bogdan M, Rosenstiel W, Birbaumer N, Kübler A, Matuz T (2013) Prediction of P300 BCI aptitude in severe motor impairment. PLoS ONE 8: e76148.

    Zickler C, Halder S,Kleih SC,Herbert C, Kübler A(2013) Brainpainting: Usability testing according to the user-centered design in end users with severe motor paralysis. Artif Intell Med.

    Halder S., Varkuti B., Bogdan M., Kübler A., Rosenstiel W., Sitaram R. & Birbaumer N. (2013). Prediction of brain-computer interface aptitude from individual brain structure.  Front. Hum. Neurosci. 7:105. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2013.00105

    Halder, S., Hammer, E. M., Kleih, S. C., Bogdan, M., Rosenstiel, W., Birbaumer, N., & Kübler, A. (2013). Prediction of Auditory and Visual P300 Brain-Computer Interface Aptitude. PLoS ONE, 8(2), e53513. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0053513

    Ruf, C. A., Massari, D. D., Furdea, A., Matuz, T., Fioravanti, C., Heiden, L. van der, Halder, S. & Birbaumer, N. (2013). Semantic classical conditioning and brain-computer interface (BCI) control: Encoding of affirmative and negative thinking. Frontiers in Neuroprosthetics, 7:, 23. doi:10.3389/fnins.2013.00023

    Käthner, I., Ruf, C. A., Pasqualotto, E., Braun, C., Birbaumer, N., & Halder, S. (2013). A portable auditory P300 brain-computer interface with directional cues. Clinical neurophysiology: official journal of the International Federation of Clinical Neurophysiology. doi:10.1016/j.clinph.2012.08.006

    Lulé, D., Noirhomme, Q., Kleih, S. C., Chatelle, C., Halder, S., Demertzi, A., Bruno, M.-A., et al. (2013). Probing command following in patients with disorders of consciousness using a brain-computer interface. Clinical neurophysiology: official journal of the International Federation of Clinical Neurophysiology. doi:10.1016/j.clinph.2012.04.030


    Ramos-Murguialday, A., Schürholz, M., Caggiano, V., Wildgruber, M., Caria, A., Hammer, E. M., Halder, S., & Birbaumer, N. (2012). Proprioceptive Feedback and Brain Computer Interface (BCI) Based Neuroprostheses. PLoS ONE, 7(10), e47048. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0047048

    Hammer, E. M., Halder, S., Blankertz, B., Sannelli, C., Dickhaus, T., Kleih, S., Müller, K.-R., et al. (2012). Psychological predictors of SMR-BCI performance. Biological psychology, 89(1), 80–86. doi:10.1016/j.biopsycho.2011.09.006

    Furdea, A., Ruf, C. A., Halder, S., De Massari, D., Bogdan, M., Rosenstiel, W., Matuz, T., et al. (2012). A new (semantic) reflexive brain-computer interface: in search for a suitable classifier. Journal of neuroscience methods, 203(1), 233–240. doi:10.1016/j.jneumeth.2011.09.013


    S. Halder, D. Agorastos, R. Veit, E.M. Hammer, S. Lee, B. Varkuti, M. Bogdan, W. Rosenstiel, N. Birbaumer, and A. Kübler. Neural mechanisms of brain-computer interface control. Neuroimage, 55(4):1779–90, Apr 2011.

    S.C. Kleih, T. Kaufmann, C. Zickler, S. Halder, F. Leotta, F. Cincotti, F. Aloise, A. Riccio, C. Herbert, D. Mattia, and A. Kübler. Out of the frying pan into the fire-the p300-based bci faces real-world challenges. Prog Brain Res, 194:27–46, 2011.

    A. Furdea, C. Ruf, S. Halder, D. de Massari, M. Bogdan, W. Rosenstiel, T. Matuz, and N. Birbaumer. A new (semantic) reflexive brain-computer interface: in search for a suitable classifier. Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 2011.

    C. Zickler, A. Riccio, F. Leotta, S. Hillian-Tress, S. Halder, E. Holz, P. Staiger-Sälzer, E.-J. Hoogerwerf, L. Desideri, D. Mattia, and A. Kübler. A brain-computer interface as input channel for a standard assistive technology software. Clinical EEG and Neuroscience, 2011.


    C. Sannelli, T. Dickhaus, S. Halder, E.M. Hammer, K.R. Müller, and B. Blankertz. On optimal channel configurations for SMR-based brain-computer interfaces. Brain Topogr, 23(2):186–93, Jun 2010.

    S. Lee, S. Halder, A. Kübler, N. Birbaumer, and R. Sitaram. Effective functional mapping of fmri data with support-vector machines. Hum Brain Mapp, 31(10):1502–11, Oct 2010.

    S. Halder, M. Rea, R. Andreoni, F. Nijboer, E.M. Hammer, S.C. Kleih, N. Birbaumer, and A. Kübler. An auditory oddball brain-computer interface for binary choices. Clin Neurophysiol, 121(4):516–23, Apr 2010.

    S.C. Kleih, F. Nijboer, S. Halder, and A. Kübler. Motivation modulates the p300 amplitude during brain-computer interface use. Clin Neurophysiol, 121(7):1023–31, Jul 2010.

    B. Blankertz, C. Sannelli, S. Halder, E.-M. Hammer, A. Kübler, K.-R. Müller, G. Curio, and T. Dickhaus. Neurophysiological predictor of SMR-based BCI performance. Neuroimage, 51(4):1303–9, Jul 2010.

    E.M. Mugler, C. A. Ruf, S. Halder, M. Bensch, and A. Kübler. Design and implementation of a p300-based brain-computer interface for controlling an internet browser. IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng, 18(6):599–609, Dec 2010.


    A. Furdea, S. Halder, D. Krusienski, F. Nijboer, D. Bross, N. Birbaumer and A. Kübler. An auditory oddball (P300) spelling system for brain-computer interfaces. Psychophysiology, 46(3):617–25, May 2009.

    A. Kübler, A. Furdea, S. Halder, E.M. Hammer, F. Nijboer, and B. Kotchoubey. A brain-computer interface controlled auditory event-related potential (P300) spelling system for locked-in patients. Ann N Y Acad Sci, 1157:90–100, Mar 2009.


    F. Nijboer, E.W. Sellers, J. Mellinger, M.A. Jordan, T. Matuz, A. Furdea, S. Halder, U. Mochty, D.J. Krusienski, T.M. Vaughan, J.R.Wolpaw, N. Birbaumer, and A. Kubler. A P300-based brain-computer interface for people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Clin Neurophysiol, 119(8):1909–16, Aug 2008.


    S. Halder, M. Bensch, J. Mellinger, M. Bogdan, A. Kübler, N. Birbaumer and W. Rosenstiel. Online artifact removal for braincomputer interfaces using support vector machines and independent component analysis. Computational Intelligence and Neuroscience, Volume 2007(Article ID 82069), 2007.


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