Comment on “Sensitivity of the Speech Intelligibility Index to the Assumed Dynamic Range,” by Jin et al. (2017) Purpose This letter to the editor is in response to a research note by Jin, Kates, and Arehart (2017), “Sensitivity of the Speech Intelligibility Index to the Assumed Dynamic Range,” published in June 2017 by the Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. Conclusion The authors argue that ... Letter to the Editor
Letter to the Editor  |   January 22, 2018
Comment on “Sensitivity of the Speech Intelligibility Index to the Assumed Dynamic Range,” by Jin et al. (2017)
 
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Cas Smits
    Ear & Hearing, Department of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery and Amsterdam Public Health Research Institute, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • S. Theo Goverts
    Ear & Hearing, Department of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery and Amsterdam Public Health Research Institute, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • Niek J. Versfeld
    Ear & Hearing, Department of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery and Amsterdam Public Health Research Institute, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • Disclosure: The author has declared that no competing interests existed at the time of publication.
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  • Correspondence to Cas Smits: c.smits@vumc.nl
  • Editor-in-Chief: Frederick (Erick) Gallun
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  • Editor: Jennifer Lentz
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Letter to the Editor   |   January 22, 2018
Comment on “Sensitivity of the Speech Intelligibility Index to the Assumed Dynamic Range,” by Jin et al. (2017)
Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, January 2018, Vol. 61, 186-188. doi:10.1044/2017_JSLHR-H-17-0271
History: Received July 17, 2017 , Revised September 11, 2017 , Accepted September 15, 2017
 
Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, January 2018, Vol. 61, 186-188. doi:10.1044/2017_JSLHR-H-17-0271
History: Received July 17, 2017; Revised September 11, 2017; Accepted September 15, 2017
Web of Science® Times Cited: 1

Purpose This letter to the editor is in response to a research note by Jin, Kates, and Arehart (2017), “Sensitivity of the Speech Intelligibility Index to the Assumed Dynamic Range,” published in June 2017 by the Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research.

Conclusion The authors argue that the approach and line of reasoning in the Jin et al. (2017)  research note suggest new findings but do not lead to essentially new insights.

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