This paper examines distortion product otoacoustic emissions (DPOAEs) used to test peripheral auditory function, and how noise level in the ear affects the detectability of DPOAEs. The study examines the clinical feasibility of different time averages at different frequencies on the noise floor.
Program in Audiology and Communication Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine
Branch, Jayma L., "Effects of time averaging on noise floor in distortion product otoacoustic emissions" (1994). Independent Studies and Capstones. Paper 194. Program in Audiology and Communication Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine.