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Attacking the Noise Problem: Current Approaches

Course: #27393Level: Intermediate1 Hour 159 Reviews

The greatest unmet challenge faced by those with hearing loss is speech understanding in complex listening environments. This course describes the basic principles in play when that problem is currently addressed, along with the benefits and limitations.
This course is open captioned.

Course created on April 18, 2016

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to describe the basic principles underlying spectral subtraction noise reduction approaches.
  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to describe the acoustic conditions required for directionality to have an impact on performance.
  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to explain the concept of completion approaches to managing speech understanding in noise.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-10 Minutes Soundscape
10-15 Minutes How do normal hearing individuals deal with noise?
15-30 Minutes Spectral Subtraction
30-40 Minutes Spatial Subtraction
40-50 Minutes Completion Approaches
50-60 Minutes Future Concepts, Conclusion, Q and A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Don Schum is employed by Oticon, Inc. Non-financial: Don Schum has no non-financial relationships to disclose.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Oticon in partnership with AudiologyOnline.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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