The effect of four types of filtering on the intelligibility and quality of speech‐in‐noise for hearing‐impaired listeners

@inproceedings{Neuman1986TheEO,
  title={The effect of four types of filtering on the intelligibility and quality of speech‐in‐noise for hearing‐impaired listeners},
  author={Arlene C. Neuman and Teresa Schwander},
  year={1986}
}
A common complaint among hearing aid users is of difficulty in using amplification in noisy situations. In this study, subjective judgments of quality and intelligibility of speech‐in‐noise, as well as speech recognition scores, were obtained from sensorineural listeners through four different filters (1) flat frequency response, (2) a frequency response which places the rms level of the speech at the listener's comfort level, (3) a high‐pass filter in combination with filter ♯2, and (4) a… CONTINUE READING

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