Mead C Killion

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Fitting hearing aids using clinical prefitting speech measures: an evidence-based review
    Mead C Killion
    Etymotic Research, Elk Grove Village, IL, USA
    J Am Acad Audiol 16:439-47. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Factors influencing use of hearing protection by trumpet players
    Mead C Killion
    Etymotic Research, Inc, 61 Martin Lane, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007, USA
    Trends Amplif 16:173-8. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Comparison of vu-meter-based and rms-based calibration of speech levels
    Mead C Killion
    Etymotic Research, Inc, 61 Martin Lane, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 126:EL97-9. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Better protection from blasts without sacrificing situational awareness
    Mead C Killion
    Etymotic Research, Inc, Elk Grove Village, Illinois, USA
    Int J Audiol 50:S38-45. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Development of a quick speech-in-noise test for measuring signal-to-noise ratio loss in normal-hearing and hearing-impaired listeners
    Mead C Killion
    Etymotic Research, Inc, Elk Grove Village, Illinois 60007, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 116:2395-405. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Ranking hearing aid input-output functions for understanding low-, conversational-, and high-level speech in multitalker babble
    King Chung
    Northwestern University, New York, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 50:304-22. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Performance of directional microphones for hearing aids: real-world versus simulation
    Cynthia L Compton-Conley
    The Graduate Center of the City, University of New York, USA
    J Am Acad Audiol 15:440-55. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Homogeneity of the 18 QuickSIN lists
    Mead C Killion
    J Am Acad Audiol 17:617-8. 2006

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Detail Information

Publications8

  1. ncbi request reprint Fitting hearing aids using clinical prefitting speech measures: an evidence-based review
    Mead C Killion
    Etymotic Research, Elk Grove Village, IL, USA
    J Am Acad Audiol 16:439-47. 2005
    ..One of the studies showed a correlation between the results of a prefitting speech-in-noise test and self-reported aided satisfaction...
  2. doi request reprint Factors influencing use of hearing protection by trumpet players
    Mead C Killion
    Etymotic Research, Inc, 61 Martin Lane, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007, USA
    Trends Amplif 16:173-8. 2012
    ..A review of these factors helps to delineate some of the perceptual issues that musicians may have with any change in the spectrum of their instrument-whether it is related to attenuation or amplification...
  3. doi request reprint Comparison of vu-meter-based and rms-based calibration of speech levels
    Mead C Killion
    Etymotic Research, Inc, 61 Martin Lane, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 126:EL97-9. 2009
    ..A simple method for obtaining a close approximation to traditional calibrations using a modified rms method is given...
  4. doi request reprint Better protection from blasts without sacrificing situational awareness
    Mead C Killion
    Etymotic Research, Inc, Elk Grove Village, Illinois, USA
    Int J Audiol 50:S38-45. 2011
    ..The tested earplugs performed well regarding maintaining situational awareness. Detection-distance and acceptance studies are underway...
  5. ncbi request reprint Development of a quick speech-in-noise test for measuring signal-to-noise ratio loss in normal-hearing and hearing-impaired listeners
    Mead C Killion
    Etymotic Research, Inc, Elk Grove Village, Illinois 60007, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 116:2395-405. 2004
    ..4 dB SNR for hearing-impaired subjects, based on test-retest data. A single QuickSIN list takes approximately one minute to administer and provides an estimate of SNR loss accurate to +/-2.7 dB at the 95% confidence level...
  6. ncbi request reprint Ranking hearing aid input-output functions for understanding low-, conversational-, and high-level speech in multitalker babble
    King Chung
    Northwestern University, New York, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 50:304-22. 2007
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  7. ncbi request reprint Performance of directional microphones for hearing aids: real-world versus simulation
    Cynthia L Compton-Conley
    The Graduate Center of the City, University of New York, USA
    J Am Acad Audiol 15:440-55. 2004
    ..Neither of the single noise source simulations provided accurate predictions of real-world (live) performance for all three microphones...
  8. ncbi request reprint Homogeneity of the 18 QuickSIN lists
    Mead C Killion
    J Am Acad Audiol 17:617-8. 2006

Research Grants1

  1. Companion Microphones: Increased SNR for 3+ talkers
    MEAD KILLION; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..In addition, a subjective value rating will provide a practical check on the utility of these developments. ..