FieldTrip is the Matlab software toolbox for MEG and EEG analysis that is being developed at the Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour at the Radboud University Nijmegen, the Netherlands together with collaborating institutes. The development of FieldTrip was supported by funding from BrainGain and currently receives support from the Human Connectome project. The FieldTrip software is released as open source under the GNU general public license.
The toolbox includes algorithms for simple and advanced analysis of MEG, EEG, and invasive electrophysiological data, such as time-frequency analysis, source reconstruction using dipoles, distributed sources and beamformers and non-parametric statistical testing. It supports the data formats of all major MEG systems (CTF, Neuromag, 4D) and of the most popular EEG systems, and new formats can be added easily. FieldTrip contains high-level functions that you can use to construct your own analysis protocols in Matlab. Furthermore, it easily allows developers to incorporate low-level algorithms for new EEG/MEG analysis methods.
This FieldTrip website is a Wiki (just like Wikipedia), which allows anyone visiting the site to add, remove, or otherwise edit all content, very quickly and easily, without the need for registration. The IP addresses of people that make changes are logged, and they can be blocked if required. Please act responsibly and only make changes that improve this site.
Robert Oostenveld, Pascal Fries, Eric Maris, and Jan-Mathijs Schoffelen, “FieldTrip: Open Source Software for Advanced Analysis of MEG, EEG, and Invasive Electrophysiological Data,” Computational Intelligence and Neuroscience, vol. 2011, Article ID 156869, 9 pages, 2011. doi:10.1155/2011/156869
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26 October, 2014
Did you know that we have recorded quite some lectures and that we are sharing these online on YouTube and Vimeo? You can find them on our video page.
24 August, 2014
The Biomag conference in Halifax just started. There are quite some people from the FieldTrip team attending, so if you want to interact: find one of us. We will be wearing FieldTrip T-shirts, so should be easy to spot!
12 May, 2014
Last week we hosted the Advanced MEG/EEG toolkit course at the Donders Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging. Please visit the photo album at our Facebook page to get am impression of this intense course.
4 December, 2013
If you are interested in seeing one of our core team members at work, please go to the Public Library in Nijmegen! Lilla took position there to finish her PhD thesis and is completing the introductory and concluding chapter as a public performance. You can follow her live on http://www.ustream.tv/channel/science-is-born. She will be there until 8 December, when she will complete her manuscript.
21 October, 2013
On October 22nd general DCCN network maintenance is needed and the FieldTrip website, the ftp, svn and bugzilla server will all be down between 6:30AM and 9:00AM (CET). Hopefully the maintenance will be without issues and the downtime will be a bit shorter than announced.
6 June, 2013
Diego, Lilla and Jan-Mathijs taught a FieldTrip course at the Basque Centre for Brain, Cognition and Language, in San Sebastian. You can check out some photos on our Facebook page.
23 April, 2013
From 8 to 11 April we hosted the MEG/EEG toolkit course at the Donders Institute in Nijmegen. On our Facebook page you can find some photo's.
11 March, 2013
We just completed the workshop in Toronto hosted by Thilo Womelsdorf. Martin Vinck (UvA) and Robert presented the spike and LFP data processing capabilities to a group of approximately 50 participants from various labs in Canada.