16. Reconfigurable Retina-Like Preprocessing Platform for Cortical Visual Neuroprostheses

  1. Metin Akay Bachelor of Science, Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, Ph.D. professor chairman author coauthor editor chair guest editor fellow senior member member
  1. Samuel Romero,
  2. Francisco J. Pelayo,
  3. Christian A. Morillas,
  4. Antonio Martínez and
  5. Eduardo Fernández

Published Online: 10 APR 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9780470068298.ch16

Handbook of Neural Engineering

Handbook of Neural Engineering

How to Cite

Romero, S., Pelayo, F. J., Morillas, C. A., Martínez, A. and Fernández, E. (2006) Reconfigurable Retina-Like Preprocessing Platform for Cortical Visual Neuroprostheses, in Handbook of Neural Engineering (ed M. Akay), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470068298.ch16

Editor Information

  1. Scottsdale, Arizona, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Architecture and Computer Technology, University of Granada, Granada, Spain

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 APR 2006
  2. Published Print: 20 DEC 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470056691

Online ISBN: 9780470068298



  • cortical visual neuroprostheses;
  • retina and system requirement computational model;
  • intracortical array electrodes in direct visual area stimulation


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Human Visual Pathway and Blindness

  • Approaches for Sight Restoration: Current Research on Visual Prostheses

  • Electrical Stimulation of Brain

  • Computational Model of Retina and System Requirements

  • Architecture

  • Cortivis Project

  • Future Trends

  • Acknowledgments

  • References