Application of Artificial Neural Networks in Modeling Direction Wheelchairs Using Neurosky Mindset Mobile (EEG) Device

  • Agus Siswoyo Polytechnic Institute Electronic Engineering of Surabaya
  • Zainal Arief Polytechnic Institute Electronic Engineering of Surabaya
  • Indra Adji Sulistijono Polytechnic Institute Electronic Engineering of Surabaya


The implementation of Artificial Neural Network in prediction the direction of electric wheelchair from brain signal input for physical mobility impairment.. The control of the wheelchair as an effort in improving disabled person life quality. The interaction from disabled person is helping in relation to social life with others. Because of the mobility impairment, the wheelchair with brain signal input is made. This wheel chair is purposed to help the disabled person and elderly for their daily activity. ANN helps to develop the mapping from input to target. ANN is developed in 3 level: input level, one hidden level, and output level (6-2-1). There are 6 signal from Neurosky Mindset sensor output, Alpha1, Alpha2, Raw signal, Total time signal, Attention Signal, and Meditation signal. The purpose of this research is to find out the output value from ANN: value in turning right, turning left, and forward. From those outputs, we can prove the relevance to the target. One of the main problem that interfering with success is the problem of proper neural network training. Arduino uno is chosen to implement the learning program algorithm because it is a popular microcontroller that is economic and efficient. The training of artificial neural network in this research uses 21 data package from raw data, Alpha1, Aplha2, Meditation data, Attention data, total time data. At the time of the test there is a value of Mean square Error(MSE) at the end of training amounted to 0.92495 at epoch 9958, value a correlation coefficient of 0.92804 shows that accuracy the results of the training process good.



Keywords: Navigation, Neural network, Real-time training, Arduino



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Author Biography

Agus Siswoyo, Polytechnic Institute Electronic Engineering of Surabaya
pasca student Polytechnic Institute Electronic Engineering of Surabaya


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How to Cite
Siswoyo, A., Arief, Z., & Sulistijono, I. A. (2017). Application of Artificial Neural Networks in Modeling Direction Wheelchairs Using Neurosky Mindset Mobile (EEG) Device. EMITTER International Journal of Engineering Technology, 5(1), 170-191.