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Mechatronics pp 625-633 | Cite as

The Latest Developments in the Construction of an Electrogustometer

  • A. Grzanka
  • T. Kamiński
  • J. Frączek
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Abstract

This paper presents a new concept for the gustatory sense examination. The gustatory sense examination methods used so far made use of gustometry and electrogustometry. All the former examination methods for the gustatory sense threshold were subjective by nature. After delivering a stimulus the examined person had to decide whether he or she senses the taste and to signal this to the examiner. In order to eliminate the subjective influence of the patient on the outcome of the measurement, we have used the gustatory evoked potentials. To trigger and register the gustatory evoked potentials, we have designed and developed a special system described in this paper.

Keywords

Single Stimulation Subjective Influence Rectangular Waveform Gustatory Sense Advanced Digital Signal 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Grzanka
    • 1
  • T. Kamiński
    • 1
  • J. Frączek
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Electronic SystemsWarsaw University of TechnologyWarszawaPoland

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