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Cochlear hearing loss detection system based on transient evoked otoacoustic emissions

Dietl, H. and Weiss, S. (2004) Cochlear hearing loss detection system based on transient evoked otoacoustic emissions. In: IEEE EMBSS Postgraduate Conference, 2004-08-10 - 2004-08-11.

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Abstract

The aim of this paper is to evaluate the application of the discrete wavelet transform (DWT) and support vector machines (SVM) to transient evoked otoacoustic emissions (TEOAE) in order to achieve a detection of frequency-specific hearing loss (HL).We introduce a system to determine detection rates between groups of persons with normal hearing, high frequency hearing loss, and pantonal hearing loss. The validity and use of our approach is verified on a different patient group