Simulation of unilateral and bilateral cochlear implant for speech recognition in spatialized noise

Effect of unilateral and bilateral cochlear implants on speech recognition performance in spatialized noise can be simulated using a channel vocoder with dense tonal carriers.

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Celebrating World Hearing Day & Welcoming New Milestones

Today, on World Hearing Day, we embrace the global theme of "Changing mindsets: Let's make ear and hearing care a reality for all." We're also excited to share our recent acceptance into the World Hearing Forum (WHF) and our partnership advancements with the International Society of Audiology (ISA). We established the CAN Special Interest Group which you can join as member!

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Quarterly update 13

In this newsletter, we proudly announce the formal establishment of the Computational Audiology Network (CAN)! We share upcoming activities and updates including CAN at the AAS and WCA conferences, Wiki4Hearing and updates about the upcoming Virtual Conference on Computational Audiology, VCCA2024.

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Quarterly update Q11

In this edition, we are introducing the VCCA2024 organizers, sharing our VCCA2024 survey, providing access to the VCCA2023 public recordings and sharing the VCCA2023 conference report. Computational Audiology is now present on Wikipedia in Brazilian Portuguese, Dutch, and English. Please consider joining the ICASSP Machine Learning Challenge to improve music for those with a hearing loss, and don’t forget the final manuscript call for Trends in Digital Hearing Health and Computational Audiology.

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AI’s Latest Frontier: Transforming Hearing Healthcare

We used ChatGPT a AI system that can help writing text and code or answer questions but that cannot take responsibility in a way a human writer can do.

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Podcast Episode 3: A holistic perspective on hearing technology

n this episode, Brent Edwards from NAL and Stefan Launer from Sonova take us through their careers and share lessons and perspectives on the development of hearing technology. We discuss how the development of technology becomes more holistic, design thinking,  standardization, and what's needed to get to new service models and innovation.

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Twenty-five years of clinical data collection: from a single site relational database towards multi-site interoperability

Over the years Hannover Medical School has build a comprehensive data pool for patients with implantable hearing devices, which serves as a basis for answering various research questions and big data analyses.

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The HiGHmed approach for FAIR use of clinical and research data with openEHR – Focusing on interoperability

Patient-centric medical research benefits from the sharing and integration of complex and diverse data from different sources such as care, clinical research, and novel emerging data types.

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