Effects of noise on identification of topic changes in discourse

  • G.A. Tidball Sch. of Audiology & Speech Sci., British Columbia Univ., Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • M.K. Pichora-Fuller Sch. of Audiology & Speech Sci., British Columbia Univ., Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • J.H.V. Gilbert Sch. of Audiology & Speech Sci., British Columbia Univ., Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • N. Lamb Sch. of Audiology & Speech Sci., British Columbia Univ., Vancouver, BC, Canada
Keywords: acoustic noise, speech intelligibility, noise, topic changes, discourse, normal-hearing individuals

Abstract

The purpose of the present study was first, to determine how accurately normal-hearing individuals identify where topic changes occur in discourse under favourable listening conditions; and second, to determine how normal-hearing individuals' ability to identify topic changes in discourse is affected by competing noise
Published
1994-09-01
How to Cite
1.
Tidball G, Pichora-Fuller M, Gilbert J, Lamb N. Effects of noise on identification of topic changes in discourse. Canadian Acoustics [Internet]. 1994Sep.1 [cited 2019Sep.19];22(3):137-8. Available from: https://jcaa.caa-aca.ca/index.php/jcaa/article/view/887
Section
Proceedings of the Acoustics Week in Canada