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    • Toward a sound design methodology: Application to electronic automotive sound 

      Suied, Clara; Susini, Patrick; Misdariis, Nicolas; Langlois, Sabine; Smith, Bennett K; McAdams, Stephen (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community on Auditory Display, 2005-07)
      In the field of Human Machine Interfaces (HMI), there is a potential to convey numerous different messages by non- verbal-sounds. In the eighties, different approaches to the design of information-bearing sounds were ...
    • Effect of aesthetics on audio-enhanced graphical buttons 

      Ronkainen, Sami; Hakkila, Jonna; Pasanen, Leena (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community on Auditory Display, 2005-07)
      In this paper, two different auditory feedback schemes related to graphical buttons are compared to each other and to a visual- only condition. The results show that aesthetically pleasing auditory design is clearly preferred ...
    • Real-time, head-tracked 3D audio with unlimited simultaneous sounds 

      Jin, Craig; Tan, Teewon; Kan, Alan; Lin, Dennis; Schaik, Andre van; Smith, Keir; McGinity, Matthew (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community on Auditory Display, 2005-07)
      This research presents a novel 3D audio playback method in which real-time head-tracking is maintained with an unlimited number of simultaneous sound sources. The method presented relies on using a 500-900MByte sound buffer ...
    • Sonification as a tool to reconstruct user's actions in unobservabe areas 

      Fleck, Christian; Daye, Christian; de Campo, Alberto; de Campo, Marianne Egger; Edelmayer, Georg; Mayer, Peter; Panek, Paul (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community on Auditory Display, 2005-07)
      This paper deals with the sonification of log data gathered during a field test of an innovative toilet system. These tests have been carried out in a day care center for multiple sclerosis patients in winter 2004/05 in ...
    • The effect of pitch shifts on the identification of environmental sounds: Design considerations for the modification of sounds in auditory displays 

      McClimens, Brian; Nevitt, Justin; Zhao, Cheng; Brock, Derek; Ballas, James A (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community on Auditory Display, 2005-07)
      To examine the plausibility of dynamically adjusting the sounds presented by an auditory display, a study addressing the effects of pitch shifting on the identifiability of a set of forty-one environmental sounds was carried ...
    • Interaction patterns for auditory user interfaces 

      Frauenberger, C.; Putz, V.; Höldrich, Robert; Stockman, T. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community on Auditory Display, 2005-07)
      This paper proposes the use of interaction patterns in the design process of auditory displays in human-computer interaction. To avoid introducing visual concepts in auditory design, a common ground for developing user ...
    • Recent studies on the effect of signal frequency on auditory vertical localization 

      Cabrera, Daniel; Ferguson, Sam; Tilley, Steven; Morimoto, Masayuki (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community on Auditory Display, 2005-07)
      The authors have been involved in a series of studies showing that the fundamental frequency of a complex tone, the center frequency of a noise band, or the cut-off frequencies of simultaneously presented high- and low-passed ...
    • Soundsense: Sonifying pryroelectric sensor data for an interactive media event 

      Bower, John E; Lindroth, Scott; Burchett, John; Feller, Steven D; Brady, David J; Brady, Rachael (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community on Auditory Display, 2005-07)
      Collaborations between artists, engineers, and scientists often occur when creating new media works. These interdisciplinary efforts must overcome the ideals and practical-limitations inherent in both artistic and research ...
    • Hearing Varese's Poeme Electronique inside a virtual philips pavilion 

      Zouhar, Vit; Lorenz, Rainer; Musil, Thomas; Zmolnig, Johannes; Höldrich, Robert (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community on Auditory Display, 2005-07)
      Topic of this paper is an interactive sound reproduction system to create virtual sonic environments to visual spaces, called Virtual Audio Reproduction Engine for Spatial Environments (VARESE). Using VARESE, Edgard Varèse's ...
    • A Study of Spatial Cognition in an Immersive Virtual Audio Environment: Comparing Blind and Blindfolded Individuals 

      Afonso, Amandine; Blum, Alan; Jacquemin, Christian; Denis, Michel; Katz, Brian F. G. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community on Auditory Display, 2005-07)
      This study presents the combined efforts of three research groups toward the investigation of a cognitive issue through the development and implementation of a general purpose VR environment that incorporates a high ...
    • Encoding urgency in legacy audio alerting systems 

      Brock, Derek; Ballas, James A; McFarlane, Daniel C (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community on Auditory Display, 2005-07)
      Despite ongoing modernization efforts, the U.S. Navy expects that it will continue to make highly effective use of legacy systems for many years to come. This and a mandate to maintain fully mission capable platforms have ...
    • Cueing hyperlinks in auditory interfaces 

      Hamer-Hodges, Dan; Li, Simon Y.W.; Cairns, Paul (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community on Auditory Display, 2005-07)
      This paper describes two empirical experiments investigating the perception of embedded audible hyperlinks, designed using speech and non-speech cues, and their effect on the comprehension of synthetic speech. Results from ...
    • Dimensional design: Explorations of the auditory and haptic correlate for the mobile device 

      O'Sullivan, Conor; Chang, Angela (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community on Auditory Display, 2005-07)
      Designing for the mobile device currently allows for the exploration of additional dimensions beyond that of simple graphic treatment. The relationship between two of these dimensions, audio and haptics is discussed here. ...
    • Auditory display of genome data: Human chromosome 21 

      Won, Sook Young (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community on Auditory Display, 2005-07)
      The motivation for this paper is to systematically explore the efficacy of mapping data to sound parameters with the specific aim of sonifying statistical trends and hearing the `gist' [1] of the data. In this paper, we ...
    • A suggested agenda for auditory graph research 

      Bonebright, Terri L (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community on Auditory Display, 2005-07)
      This paper presents one option for a research agenda for future work in auditory graphs. The main agenda items suggested are effectiveness of auditory graphs; sonification tools; role of memory and attention; real-world ...
    • Auditory graphs of real-time data 

      Childs, Edward (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community on Auditory Display, 2005-07)
      The advantages of auditory display for monitoring real-time data are discussed. Parallels between the structures of real-time data and music are emphasized as potentially fruitful areas of research. The Accentus LLC design ...
    • Approaches to auditory interface design - Lessons from computer games 

      Coleman, Graeme W; Hand, Chris; Macaulay, Catriona; Newell, Alan F (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community on Auditory Display, 2005-07)
      The computer game has begun to establish itself within the wider entertainment industry, and has thus attracted considerable interest from more general interaction designers. However, while computer game audio has become ...
    • A case study on the planned and actual use of auditory feeback and audio cues in the realization of a personal virtual assistant 

      Cooper, Bob (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community on Auditory Display, 2005-07)
      In the following paper, the concept of a Personal Virtual Assistant (PVA) is developed and a collection of user interface problems are enumerated and explained. For each of these areas, this paper discusses how audio ...
    • A comparision of audio & visual analysis of complex time-series data sets 

      Pauletto, Sandra; Hunt, Andy (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community on Auditory Display, 2005-07)
      This paper describes an experiment to compare user understanding of complex data sets presented in two different modalities, a) in a visual spectrogram, and b) via audification. Many complex time-series data sets taken ...
    • Auditory graphs: The effects of redundant dimensions and divided attention 

      Peres, S Camille; Lane, David M (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community on Auditory Display, 2005-07)
      An experiment is presented comparing the effectiveness of three parameters of sound for the auditory presentation of statistical data or auditory graphs. The dimensions of pitch, loudness, and time were used alone and ...