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    • Affective Multimodal Displays: Acoustic Spectra Modulates Perception of Auditory-Tactile Signals 

      Tajadura-Jimenez, Ana; Valjamae, Aleksander; Kitagawa, Norimichi; Vastfjall, Daniel (International Community for Auditory Display, 2008-06)
      Emotional events may interrupt ongoing cognitive processes and automatically grab attention, modulating the subsequent perceptual processes. Hence, emotional eliciting stimuli might effectively be used in warning applications, ...
    • Ambience for Auditory Displays: Embedded Musical Instruments As Peripheral Audio Cues 

      Jung, Ralf (International Community for Auditory Display, 2008-06)
      From alarm signals and data sonification to multimodal interfaces, auditory displays are omnipresent in our everyday life and they become more and more popular. But there are some challenges we have to meet because of the ...
    • AudioDB. Get in Touch With Sound 

      Bovermann, Till; Hermann, Thomas; Ritter, Helge (International Community for Auditory Display, 2008-06)
      In this paper we present AudioDB, a system to collaboratively navigate sound databases via a spatial audio-haptic setup. It provides an environment to sonically sort, group and select sounds which are represented as physical ...
    • AudioPlusWidgets: Bringing Sound to Software Widgets and Interface Components 

      Davison, Benjamin K; Walker, Bruce N. (International Community for Auditory Display, 2008-06)
      Using sound as part of the user interface in a typical software application is still extremely rare, despite the technical capabilities of computers to support such usage. The ICAD community has developed several interface ...
    • Auditory Stimulus Design: Musically Informed 

      Stallmann, K; Peres, SC; Kortum, P (International Community for Auditory Display, 2008-06)
      This paper discusses an approach to auditory stimulus design that appropriates concepts and techniques commonly used in music composition. These ideas are used to create referential sound cues that orient a listener along ...
    • Could Function-Specific Prosodic Cues Be Used As a Basis for Non-Speech User Interface Sound Design? 

      Eerola, Tuomas; Tuuri, Kai (International Community for Auditory Display, 2008-06)
      It is widely accepted that the nonverbal parts of vocal expression perform very important functions in vocal communication. Certain acoustic qualities in a vocal utterance can effectively communicate one's emotions and ...
    • Cross Cultural Study of Auditory Warnings 

      Langlois, Sabine; Suied, Clara; Lagear, Thierry; Charbonneau, Aude (International Community for Auditory Display, 2008-06)
      Auditory human machine interfaces (HMI) are used in cars to provide the driver with information. For security reasons, sound design should respect information urgency scaling. In view of a continuous increase of Renault's ...
    • Database Concept for Medical Auditory Alarms 

      Schneider, Max (International Community for Auditory Display, 2008-06)
      With this paper we want to explore the benefits of an online available database for medical functional sounds and auditory alarms. The concept is inspired by an extensive context research in the medical field and aims to ...
    • Depthrow: A Physics-based Audio Game 

      Papetti, Stefano; Devallez, Delphine; Fontana, Federico (International Community for Auditory Display, 2008-06)
      We present an interactive audio game designed around the auditory perception of distance and the use of physics-based models for simulations of the dynamics, the sound source, and the acoustical environment. The game ...
    • Design of a Sonar System for Visually Impaired Humans 

      Morland, Cameron; Mountain, David (International Community for Auditory Display, 2008-06)
      Constraints and features useful for an effective and easy to learn human sonar device are described. These include matching spatial cues generated by the device to those in the world. Techniques used by natural echolocators, ...
    • Design, Validation, and In-Flight Evaluation of an Auditory Attitude Indicator Based on Pilot-Selected Music 

      Brungart, Douglas S; Simpson, Brian D (International Community for Auditory Display, 2008-06)
      Although all cockpits are currently equipped with visual displays that provide accurate information about the attitude of the aircraft, spatial disorientation continues to be one of the leading causes of aviation accidents. ...
    • Durcheinander. Understanding Clustering Via Interactive Sonification 

      Bovermann, Till; Rohrhuber, Julian; Ritter, Helge (International Community for Auditory Display, 2008-06)
      With Durcheinander we present a system to help understand Agglomerative Clustering processes as they appear in various datamining tasks. Durcheinander consists of a toy dataset represented by several small objects on a ...
    • The effect of Music on Learning in Virtual Environments - Initial Results 

      Fassbender, Eric; Richards, Debbie; Thompson, Bill; Bilgin, Ayse; Taylor, Alan (International Community for Auditory Display, 2008-06)
      In this paper we discuss the effect of music on learning in virtual-immersive environments. Auditory stimuli were presented within a specialized display system in which seventy- two undergraduate students watched a 3-D ...
    • The Effect of Spatialization in a Data Sonification Exploration Task 

      Katz, Brian F. G.; Rio, Emmanuel; Picinali, Lorenzo; Warusfel, Olivier (International Community for Auditory Display, 2008-06)
      This study presents an exploration task using interactive sonification to compare different sonification mapping concepts. Based on the real application of protein-protein docking within the CoRSAIRe project (´ Combinaisons ...
    • Effects of Temporal Fine Structure on the Localization of Broadband Sounds: Potential Implications for the Design of Spatial Audio Displays 

      Brungart, Douglas S; Simpson, Brian D (International Community for Auditory Display, 2008-06)
      In the design of symbology for spatial audio displays, a great deal of emphasis has been placed on the importance of bandwidth for achieving robust localization accuracy. However, there are some cases where the temporal ...
    • Efficiency of Spearcon-Enhanced Navigation of One Dimensional Electronic Menus 

      Palladino, Dianne K.; Walker, Bruce N. (International Community for Auditory Display, 2008-06)
      This study investigated navigation through a cell phone menu in the presence of auditory cues (text-to-speech and spearcons), visual cues, or both. A total of 127 undergraduates navigated through a 50-item alphabetically ...
    • Encoding and Representation of Information in Auditory Graphs: Descriptive Reports of Listener Strategies for Understanding Data 

      Nees, Michael A.; Walker, Bruce N. (International Community for Auditory Display, 2008-06)
      While a growing wealth of data have offered insights into the best practices for auditory display design and application, little is known about how listeners internally represent and use the information presented in auditory ...
    • Evaluating Listeners' Attention to and Comprehension of Spatialized Concurrent and Serial Talkers at Normal and a Synthetically Faster Rate of Speech 

      Brock, Derek; McClimens, Brian; Trafton, J Gregory; McCurry, Malcolm; Perzanowski, Dennis (International Community for Auditory Display, 2008-06)
      Concurrent voice communications workload has been identified as a pivotal issue for desired reductions in the size of Navy watchstanding teams on future platforms. Without effective augmenting technologies, real increases ...
    • Evaluation of User Habits for Creating Auditory Representations of Different Software Applications for Blind Persons 

      Wersenyi, Gyorgy (International Community for Auditory Display, 2008-06)
      Blind and visually disabled persons use special software environments – such as Windows-Eyes, JAWS, screen-readers, text-to-speech programs – to access personal computers. These software solutions may offer sound samples ...
    • Exploration of 4D-Data Spaces. Sonification in Lattice QCD 

      Vogt, Katharina; Bovermann, Till; Huber, Philipp; de Campo, Alberto (International Community for Auditory Display, 2008-06)
      We describe a pilot study on the sonification of data from lattice Quantum Chromodynamics, a branch of computational physics. This data is basically 4-dimensional and discretized on a lattice. The implementation allows ...