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Warchoł, J., Szkoła, J., Pancerz, K.: Towards Computer Diagnosis of Laryngopathies Based on Speech Spectrum Analysis: A Preliminary Approach. In: A. Fred, J. Filipe, H. Gamboa (Eds.), Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Bio-inspired Systems and Signal Processing (BIOSIGNALS'2010), Valencia, Spain, January 20-23, 2010, pp. 464-467.


The main goal of this paper is to give the outline of a preliminary approach to creating a computer tool being a diagnosis support system for laryngopathies. This approach is based on speech spectrum analysis. A simple parameter based on a statistical approach is calculated. Two diseases are considered: Reinke’s edema and laryngeal polyp. The paper presents a medical background, basic problems, a proposed procedure for the computer tool, and experiments carried out using this tool.