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Title Tactile aids for the hearing impaired / edited by Ian R. Summers
Published London : Whurr Publishers, [1992]
©1992

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Description xiv, 256 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Practical aspects of audiology
Practical aspects of audiology
Contents Machine derived contents note: Chapter 1 -- Perception via the sense of touch, Ronald T Verrillo and -- George A. Gescheider 1 -- Chapter 2 -- Electrical stimulation of the skin, Brian H. Brown and -- John C. Stevens 37 -- Chapter 3 -- The design of vibrotactile transducers, Roger W Cholewiak -- and Michael Wollowitz 57 -- Chapter 4 -- Cpmmunication of the acoustic environment via tactile stimuli, -- Janet M. Weisenberger 83 -- Chapter 5 -- Signal processing strategies for single-channel systems, -- lan R. Summers 110 -- Chapter 6 -- Signal processing strategies for multichannel systems, -- James L. Mason and BarrieJ Frost 128 -- Chapter 7 -- The selection and training of tactile aid users, GeoffPlant 146 -- Chapter 8 -- The evaluation of tactile aids, Lynne E. Bernstein 167 -- Chapter 9 -- The potential benefit and cost-effectiveness of tactile -- devices in comparison with cochlear implants, -- PeterJ. Blamey and Robert S.C. Cowan 187 -- Chapter 10 -- Natural methods of tactual communication, Charlotte M. Reed, -- Nathaniel I. Durlach and Lorraine A. Delhorne 218 -- Chapter 11 -- A comparative trial of four vibrotactile aids, -- A. Roger D. Thornton and Andrew J Phillips 231
Analysis Humans Hearing disorders
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Audiology -- Instruments.
Deaf -- Rehabilitation.
Deafness.
Hearing aids -- Therapeutic use.
Hearing aids.
Hearing impaired -- Rehabilitation.
Touch.
Biomedical Engineering.
Electrophysiology.
Hearing Aids.
Speech Perception.
Touch.
Author Summers, Ian R.
LC no. 2006404944
ISBN 1870332172 (paperback)