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    • Sound and soundscape classification: establishing key auditory dimensions and their relative importance 

      McGregor, I.; Leplatre, G.; Crerar, A.; Benyon, D. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community on Auditory Display, 2006-06)
      This paper investigates soundscape classification by using two different forms of data gathering and two different populations. The first method involves a questionnaire completed by 75 audio professionals. The second uses ...
    • Sonification abstraite/sonification concrete: An 'aesthetic persepctive space' for classifying auditory displays in the ars musica domain 

      Hogg, B.; Vickers, P. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community on Auditory Display, 2006-06)
      This paper discusses æsthetic issues of sonifications and the relationships between sonification (ars informatica) and music & sound art (ars musica). It is posited that many sonifications have suffered from poor internal ...
    • Sonification as an interdisciplinary working process 

      de Campo, A.; Frauenberger, C.; Vogt, K.; Wallisch, A.; Daye, C. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community on Auditory Display, 2006-06)
      This paper describes the progress of an interdisciplinary project that aims to develop a general sonification software environment. The approach taken is interdisciplinary; a number of target sciences form an integral part ...
    • Sonically-enhanced mouse gestures in the firefox browser 

      Midgley, L.; Vickers, P. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community on Auditory Display, 2006-06)
      The use of the mouse to allow interaction via gestures has attracted much interest recently and the popular FIREFOX web browser has been enhanced by an extension supporting mouse gestures. These gestures reveal an interaction ...
    • Spearcons: speech-based earcons improve navigation performance in auditory menus 

      Walker, Bruce N.; Nance, Amanda; Lindsay, Jeffrey (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community on Auditory Display, 2006-06)
      With shrinking displays and increasing technology use by visually impaired users, it is important to improve usability with non-GUI interfaces such as menus. Using non-speech sounds called earcons or auditory icons has ...
    • Sonification of musicians' ancillary gestures 

      Verfaille, V.; Quek, O.; Wanderley, M. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community on Auditory Display, 2006-06)
      This paper describes the sonification of movements of three clarinetists'. Rather than quantifying the different kinds of movements and presenting such information using visual methods such as graphs or tables, sonification ...
    • Relative intensity of auditory context for auditory graph design 

      Nees, Michael A.; Walker, Bruce N. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community on Auditory Display, 2006-06)
      A study examined the role of relative intensity levels for auditory context in auditory graph design. Auditory graphs were designed with auditory context equally as loud as sonified data, context 9 dB more intense than ...
    • Sonified epileptic rhythms 

      Baier, G.; Hermann, T.; Sahle, S.; Stephani, U. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community on Auditory Display, 2006-06)
      We describe techniques to sonify rhythmic activity of epileptic seizures as measured by human EEG. Eventbased mapping of parameters is found to be informative in terms of auto- and cross-correlations of the multivariate ...
    • Sonification of autonomic rhythms in the frequency spectrum of heart rate variability 

      Orzessek, B.; Falkner, M. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community on Auditory Display, 2006-06)
      This poster presents some of the work currently being done at the Paracelsus Clinic in Switzerland on heart rate variability biofeedback with a real time auditory display. Heart rate variability biofeedback is an important ...
    • An architecture for presenting auditory awareness information in pervasive computing environments 

      Kainulainen, A.; Turunen, M.; Hakulinen, J. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community on Auditory Display, 2006-06)
      In this paper we present how awareness can be supported in pervasive computing environments through auditory information. We introduce an application which uses soundscapes to support people's awareness of each other's ...
    • An interactive approach for teaching information sonification 

      Beilharz, K; Ferguson, S; Song, H. J.; Cabrera, D. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community on Auditory Display, 2006-06)
      Teaching sonification is interdisciplinary and multifaceted. It includes areas such as information graphing, auditory parameters for representation, psychoacoustics affected by the context and combination of parameters, ...
    • Audio representation of graphs: a quick look 

      Brown, A.; Stevens, R.; Pettifer, S. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community on Auditory Display, 2006-06)
    • A malleable device with applications to sonification-based data exploration 

      Milczynski, M.; Hermann, T.; Bovermann, T.; Ritter, H. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community on Auditory Display, 2006-06)
      This article introduces a novel human computer interaction device, developed in the scope of a Master's Thesis. The device allows continuous localized interaction by providing a malleable interaction surface. Diverse ...
    • Auditory alarms, medical standards, and urgency 

      Sanderson, P.; Eunice, S.; Philippe, L.; Alexandra, W. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community on Auditory Display, 2006-06)
      A newly-released international standard for medical equipment alarms, IEC 60601-1-8, incorporates a long-standing suggestion that alarms should indicate their source through distinctive melodies. In this paper we examine ...
    • Converting images to music using their colour properties 

      Margounakis, D.; Politis, D. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community on Auditory Display, 2006-06)
      Music is associated to colors since ancient years. Different mappings between attributes of sound and images allow the efficient conversion between the two types of media. The proposed method for converting images to music ...
    • Considerations arising from the development of auditory alerts for air traffic control consoles 

      Cabrera, D.; Ferguson, S. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community on Auditory Display, 2006-06)
      Previously, the authors reported in detail on the development of a set of auditory alerts for the air traffic control consoles now used throughout Australia [1]. The present paper briefly describes these alerts again, but ...
    • Aquarium sonification: Soundscapes for accessible dynamic informal learning environments 

      Walker, Bruce N.; Godfrey, Mark T.; Orlosky, Jason E.; Bruce, Carrie; Sanford, Jon (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community on Auditory Display, 2006-06)
      Museums, science centers, zoos and aquaria are faced with educating and entertaining an increasingly diverse visitor population with varying physical and sensory needs. There are very few guidelines to help these facilities ...
    • Contextual audio in haptic graph browsing 

      McGookin, D.; Brewer, S. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community on Auditory Display, 2006-06)
      This paper presents a ``think-aloud'' study investigating the ability of visually impaired participants to make comparisons between haptic and audio line graphs. Graphs with two data series were presented. One data series ...
    • Providing a size-independent overview of non-visual tables 

      Brewster, S.; Kildal, J. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community on Auditory Display, 2006-06)
      Obtaining an overview is an important first step in the analysis of data sets, which cannot be easily done nonvisually with current accessibility tools. We present TableVis, a multimodal interface to obtain overview ...
    • Non-speech sounds as elements of a use scenario: A semiotic perspective 

      Pirhonen, A.; Murphy, E.; McAllister, G.; Yu, W. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community on Auditory Display, 2006-06)
      At present most sound design methods for non-speech sounds in auditory interfaces are based on empirical knowledge, often resulting in sounds derived from random selection or the personal preferences of the designer. A ...