Nasal airflow measurement using a compensated thermistor anemometer
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A nasal anemometer is a useful tool for speech therapists in their assessment of treatment effectiveness. This work is the second part of a research scheme which describes how the system is compatible with the use of an IBM PC-AT microcomputer using a suitable analogue-to-digital convertor. This enables the system to perform signal processing and to display, draw, and calculate a numerical ‘figure of merit’ using Kendall's tau nonparametric correlation.
KeywordsAnemometer Cleft palate Computer signal processing Diagnostic instrumentation Nasality
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