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Suitability of dysphonia measurements for telemonitoring of Parkinson's disease

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We present an assessment of the practical value of existing traditional and non-standard measures for discriminating healthy people from people with Parkinson's disease (PD) by detecting dysphonia. We introduce a new measure of dysphonia, Pitch Period Entropy (PPE), which is robust to many uncontrollable confounding effects including noisy acoustic environments and normal, healthy variations in voice frequency. We collected sustained phonations from 31 people, 23 with PD. We then selected 10 ...

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University of Oxford
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MPLS
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Engineering Science
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Systems Analysis, Modelling and Prediction Group
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University of Oxford
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MPLS
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Engineering Science
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Systems Analysis, Modelling and Prediction Group
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"National Center for Voice and Speech, The Denver Center for the Performing Arts, Denver, Colorado, US"
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"National Center for Voice and Speech, The Denver Center for the Performing Arts, Denver, Colorado, US"
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"National Center for Voice and Speech, The Denver Center for the Performing Arts, Denver, Colorado, US", "University of Colorado at Boulder, Colorado, US"
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Department of Speech,Language and Hearing Science
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2008-09-01
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