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Experiment: Help Information


The Acquisition parameters needed for an experiment include the following:

  • Name of the experiment is required. Please be concise and specific as possible.
Following experiment name, selection boxes are provided for the Equipment, Software, or other items specific to experiment type. At least one selection is required for each. If NDA does not have the appropriate listing, select Add New to add the information provided. Following the selection boxes, provide additional information may be required depending on experiment type. Any required items are denoted by an asterisk (*).

Block/Event Design

At least one block/event is required. Note that any fields denoted with an asterisk (*) are required. All data must be devoid of personally identifiable data, including the contents of any files attached to the experiment.

Note: To simplify definition of multiple events, we provide an Import from XML function. This function supports importing data from all three experiment sections (Acquisition, Block/Event Design, and Post Processing), at this time files cannot be uploaded from XML A test format is provided here and our XML Schema Definition (xsd) can be found here.

Post Processing

If you have completed any post processing on your data, please choose 'Yes' for Has Postprocessing? If not, select 'No'. Depending on this selection the remaining post processing fields will be enabled (some of which will be required). If you are initially providing raw, non-analyzed data you can select 'No', then return to the experiment to add post processing steps at a later date when the analyzed data are being provided.

Please provide information about post-processing manipulations, i.e. artifact detection algorithms, segmentation used for post data collection, items denoted with an asterisk (*) are required.