Indication for the need of flexible and frequency specific mapping functions in cochlear implant speech processors

  title={Indication for the need of flexible and frequency specific mapping functions in cochlear implant speech processors},
  author={S. Hoth},
  journal={European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology},
  • S. Hoth
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Categorical loudness scaling of electric and acoustic stimuli was performed in cochlear implant (CI) recipients equipped with Nucleus™ systems in order to achieve a normal loudness perception in the whole dynamic range of acoustic input. For each electrode, the lower and upper limits of electric stimulus were defined by the values corresponding to “very soft” and “too loud”. Within this dynamic range, the stimulus strength intervals associated to the verbal categories “soft”, “medium”, “loud… Expand

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