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Facilitation of listening comprehension by visual information under noisy listening condition
Author(s): Chiho Kashimada; Takumi Ito; Kazuki Ogita; Hiroshi Hasegawa; Kazuo Kamata; Miyoshi Ayama
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Paper Abstract

Comprehension of a sentence under a wide range of delay conditions between auditory and visual stimuli was measured in the environment with low auditory clarity of the level of -10dB and -15dB pink noise. Results showed that the image was helpful for comprehension of the noise-obscured voice stimulus when the delay between the auditory and visual stimuli was 4 frames (=132msec) or less, the image was not helpful for comprehension when the delay between the auditory and visual stimulus was 8 frames (=264msec) or more, and in some cases of the largest delay (32 frames), the video image interfered with comprehension.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 February 2009
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 7240, Human Vision and Electronic Imaging XIV, 72401W (10 February 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.805659
Show Author Affiliations
Chiho Kashimada, Utsunomiya Univ. (Japan)
Takumi Ito, Utsunomiya Univ. (Japan)
Kazuki Ogita, Utsunomiya Univ. (Japan)
Hiroshi Hasegawa, Utsunomiya Univ. (Japan)
Kazuo Kamata, Utsunomiya Univ. (Japan)
Miyoshi Ayama, Utsunomiya Univ. (Japan)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7240:
Human Vision and Electronic Imaging XIV
Bernice E. Rogowitz; Thrasyvoulos N. Pappas, Editor(s)

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