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Tactile aids for the hearing impaired

Author: Ian R Summers
Publisher: London : Whurr, 1996
Series: Practical aspects of audiology
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : ReprintedView all editions and formats
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Tactile aids can offer a particularly cost-effective answer to the increasing demand for technical aids for the profoundly and totally deaf. This book covers the design of tactile aids and the ways  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian R Summers
ISBN: 1870332172 9781870332170
OCLC Number: 470538929
Notes: Originalår: 1992
Description: xiv, 256 s. : illustrations
Contents: Foreword. Preface.List of contributors.Chapter 1. Perception via the sense of touch (Ronald T. Verrilloand George A. Gescheider).Chapter 2. Electrical stimulation of the skin (Brian H. Brownand John C. Stevens).Chapter 3. The design of vibrotactile trasducers (Roger W.Cholewiak and Michael Wollowitz).Chapter 4. Communication of the acoustic environment via tactilestimuli (Janet M. Weisenberger).Chapter 5. Signal processing strategies for single-channelsystems (Ian R. Summers).Chapter 6. Signal processing strategies for multichannel systems(James L. Mason and Barrie J. Frost).Chapter 7. The selection and training of tactile aid users(Geoff Plant).Chapter 8. The evaluation of tactiles aids (Lynne E.Bernstein).Chapter 9. The potential benefit and cost-effectiveness oftactile devices in comparison with cochlear implants (Peter J.Blamey and Robert S.C. Cowan).Chapter 10. Natural methods of tactual communication (CharlotteM. Reed, Nathaniel I. Durlach and Lorraine A. Delhorne).Chapter 11. A comparative trial of four vibrotactile aids (A.Roger D. Thornton and Andrew J. Phillips).Index.
Series Title: Practical aspects of audiology
Responsibility: edited by Ian R. Summers

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