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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 Hours; Non contact time commitment 84 Hours |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorProf Anthony Burkitt
|Subject Overview:||This subject introduces students to auditory processing (predominately in humans, but also including automatic speech recognition methods) and the prostheses available for treating auditory impairment (hearing aids and cochlear implants). Topics covered include: acoustics and auditory stimuli, physical characteristics of sound, properties of speech, auditory pathway, neural coding of sound, speech and language processing, auditory psychophysics, audio coding, automatic speech recognition, hearing loss and auditory impairment, measurements of auditory function, hearing aids, cochlear implants (the bionic ear), signal processing strategies for cochlear implants.|
|Assessment:||One 1-hour test (10%), one 2-hour examination (40%) and one assignment of 3,000 words equivalent (50%) including a presentation and a computer-based project using MATLAB.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
On successful completion, students should be able to:
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