Acoustic analysis of speech through a hearing aid: perceptual effects of changes with two-channel compression.

  title={Acoustic analysis of speech through a hearing aid: perceptual effects of changes with two-channel compression.},
  author={Louise Hickson and Nicholas J. Thyer},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Audiology},
  volume={14 8},
  • L. HicksonN. Thyer
  • Published 30 October 2003
  • Physics
  • Journal of the American Academy of Audiology
Compression amplification significantly alters the acoustic speech signal in comparison to linear amplification. The central hypothesis of the present study was that the compression settings of a two-channel aid that best preserved the acoustic properties of speech compared to linear amplification would yield the best perceptual results, and that the compression settings that most altered the acoustic properties of speech compared to linear would yield significantly poorer speech perception. On… 

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