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Noise reduction in hearing aids: a review.

  title={Noise reduction in hearing aids: a review.},
  author={H. Levitt},
  journal={Journal of rehabilitation research and development},
  volume={38 1},
  • H. Levitt
  • Published 2001
  • Computer Science, Medicine
  • Journal of rehabilitation research and development
  • Background noise is particularly damaging to speech intelligibility for people with hearing loss. The problem of reducing noise in hearing aids is one of great importance--and great difficulty. The problem has been addressed in many different ways over the years. The techniques used range from relatively simple forms of filtering to advanced signal processing methods. This paper provides a brief overview, in nontechnical language, of the issues involved and the various approaches to solving the… CONTINUE READING
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