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Detection of cochlear hearing loss applying wavelet packets and support vector machines

Dietl, H. and Weiss, S. (2004) Detection of cochlear hearing loss applying wavelet packets and support vector machines. In: 38th Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, 2004-11-07 - 2004-11-10.

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Abstract

The aim of this paper is to evaluate the application of the wavelet packet transform (WP) and support vector machines (SVM) to transient evoked otoacoustic emissions (TEOAE) in order to achieve a detection of frequency-specific hearing loss. 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.