Perceptual and Automatic Evaluations of the Intelligibility of Speech Degraded by Noise Induced Hearing Loss Simulation

@inproceedings{Laaridh2018PerceptualAA,
  title={Perceptual and Automatic Evaluations of the Intelligibility of Speech Degraded by Noise Induced Hearing Loss Simulation},
  author={Imed Laaridh and Julien Tardieu and Cynthia Magnen and Pascal Gaillard and J{\'e}r{\^o}me Farinas and Julien Pinquier},
  booktitle={INTERSPEECH},
  year={2018}
}
This study aims at comparing perceptual and automatic intelligibility measures on degraded speech. It follows a previous study that designed a novel approach for the automatic prediction of Age-Related Hearing Loss (ARHL) effects on speech intelligibility. In this work, we adapted this approach to a different type of hearing disorder: the Noise Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL), i.e., hearing loss caused by noise exposure at work. Thus, we created a speech corpus made of both isolated words and short… 
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