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    • NeMoS: Network monitoring with sound 

      Malandrino, Delfina; Mea, Daniela; Negro, Alberto; Palmieri, Giuseppina; Scarano, Vittoro (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community on Auditory Display, 2003-07)
      In this paper we present NeMoS, a program written in Java that allows monitoring of a distributed system with sound. The architecture is client/server: the server collects (by polling via SNMP [16]) data from the monitored ...
    • Two-point discrimination in auditory displays 

      Best, Virginia; Schaik, Andre van; Carlile, Simon (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community on Auditory Display, 2003-07)
      In this paper we describe work which characterises the effect of spatial factors on the segregation of concurrent sound sources. The results inform the operational requirements of virtual auditory displays required to ...
    • D'Groove: A haptic turntable for digital audio control 

      Beamish, Timothy; van de Doel, Kees; MacLean, Karon; Fels, Sidney (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community on Auditory Display, 2003-07)
      In this paper, we discuss the design and implementation of D'Groove, an intelligent Disc Jockey (DJ) system that uses a haptic turntable for controlling the playback of digital audio. We begin by describing the tasks of a ...
    • Broadcasting auditory weather reports - a pilot project 

      Hermann, Thomas; Drees, Jan M; Ritter, Helge (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community on Auditory Display, 2003-07)
      This paper reports on a pilot project between our research department and and a local radio station, investigating the use of sonification to render and present auditory weather forecasts. The sonifications include auditory ...
    • Acqua alta a venezia: Design of a urban scale auditory warning system 

      Avanzini, F; Rocchesso, D; Belussi, A; Dal Palu, A; Dovier, A (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community on Auditory Display, 2003-07)
      A new warning system for high tide in Venice has been designed to replace the existing network of electro-mechanical sirens. The project was divided into four sections: (i) optimal placement of loudspeakers via constraint ...
    • Audiocentric interface design: A building blocks approach 

      Thornton, Chad; Kolb, Anthony; Gemperle, Francine; Hirsch, Tad (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community on Auditory Display, 2003-07)
      The advent of mobile, wearable, and ubiquitous computing presents opportunities for audiocentric interfaces that use sound as the primary or only means of displaying information to users whose eyes are otherwise engaged. ...
    • Combining speech and earcons to assist menu navigation 

      Vargas, Maria L.M; Anderson, Sven (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community on Auditory Display, 2003-07)
      Previous research on non-speech audio interfaces has demonstrated that they can enhance performance on menu navigation tasks. Most of this work has focused on tasks in which the menu is not spoken and visual representation ...
    • A 3D real time rendering engine for binaural sound reproduction 

      Noisternig, Markus; Musil, Thomas; Sontacchi, Alois; Höldrich, Robert (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community on Auditory Display, 2003-07)
      A method of computationally efficient 3D sound reproduction via headphones is presented using a virtual Ambisonic approach. Previous studies have shown that incorporating head tracking as well as room simulation is important ...
    • A spatial auditory display for the prevention of pedestrian-motor vehicle collisions 

      Neuhoff, John G; Preston, John (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community on Auditory Display, 2003-07)
      Pedestrian-motor vehicle collisions account for over 6% of all workplace fatalities and are the leading cause of work related traumatic injury among highway workers. Interventions to reduce these accidents have focused ...
    • A case study in the design of software that uses auditory cues to help low vision students view notes on a blackboard 

      Berque, Dave; Bonebright, Terri; Kinnett, Seth; Nichols, Nathan; Peters, Adam (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community on Auditory Display, 2003-07)
      This ongoing project investigates the interplay between educational technology, pen-based computing, and auditory displays with respect to the design of assistive technology for low-vision students in a classroom setting. ...
    • Educational testing of an auditory display regarding seasonal variation of martian polar ice caps 

      Keller, John M; Prather, Edward E; Boynton, William V; Enos, Heather L; Jones, Lauren V; Pompea, Stephen M; Slater, Timothy F; Quinn, Marty (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community on Auditory Display, 2003-07)
      During Fall 2002, planetary scientists and astronomy education researchers from the University of Arizona and the National Optical Astronomy Observatory collaborated with composer Marty Quinn of Design Rhythmics Sonification ...
    • 3D audio interfaces for the blind 

      Frauenberger, Christopher; Noistering, Markus (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community on Auditory Display, 2003-07)
      Our work is dealing with alternative interaction modes for visually impaired and blind people to use computers. The aim of the proposed approach is to exploit the human hearing capabilities to a better degree than this is ...
    • A physics-based approach to the presentation of acoustic depth 

      Fontana, Federico; Rocchesso, Davide (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community on Auditory Display, 2003-07)
      A virtual listening environment providing localization cues is proposed for the reproduction of acoustic depth. By simulating the propagation of acoustic waves inside a tube it allows to change the source/listening point ...
    • A new experimental technique for gathering similarity ratings for sounds 

      Fernstrom, Mikael; Brazil, Eoin; Ottaviani, Laura (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community on Auditory Display, 2003-07)
      Multidimensional scaling techniques (MDS) are a vibrant area of research with much development and advancement in last few decades. In this paper we focus on an interactive 2-dimensional interface for creating a similarity ...
    • A spatial audio user interface for generating music playlists 

      Hiipakka, Jarmo; Gaetan, Lorho (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community on Auditory Display, 2003-07)
      This paper presents a user interface (UI) designed for non-visual interaction with a music collection. The UI system can be utilized to navigate a large list of musical items organized in a hierarchical structure, and to ...
    • An investigation into the identification of concurrently presented earcons 

      McGookin, David K; Brewster, Stephen A (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community on Auditory Display, 2003-07)
      In this paper we describe an experiment investigating the ability of participants to identify multiple, concurrently playing structured sounds, called earcons. Several different sets of earcons were compared, one ``state ...
    • An independent declarative 3D audio format on the basis of XML 

      Hoffmann, Heiko; Dachselt, Raimund; Meissner, Klaus (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community on Auditory Display, 2003-07)
      This paper describes the development of an XML-based format called Audio3D for the declarative description of acoustic environments and sound sources for 3D auditory displays by an audio designer without the need of ...
    • Auditory displays on the depth of hypertext 

      Lee, Ju-Hwan; Jeon, Myoung-Hoon; Kim, Min-Sun (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community on Auditory Display, 2003-07)
      This study presents an overview of work on the effects of auditory displays on the navigation of hypertext and the results of 2 new experiments. In the present study, auditory information was pertinently mapped with the ...
    • Augmented intelligibility in simultaneous multi-talker environments 

      Mesgarani, Nima; Shamma, Shihab; Grant, Ken W; Duraiswami, Ramani (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community on Auditory Display, 2003-07)
      Speech intelligibility can be severely compromised in environments where there are several competing speakers. It may be possible, however, to improve speech intelligibility in such environments by manipulating certain ...
    • Auditory icon support for navigation in speech-only interfaces for room-based design metaphors 

      Skantze, Daniel; Dahlback, Nils (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community on Auditory Display, 2003-07)
      In this paper, a navigation support approach for speech-only interaction based on auditory icons for room-based designs is presented, i.e. naturally occurring sounds that have a natural mapping to the system's underlying ...