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    • Comparing Auditory Stimuli for Sleep Enhancement: Mimicking a Sleeping Situation 

      Leminen, Miika; Ahonen, Lauri; Gröhn, Matti; Huotilainen, Minna; Paunio, Tiina; Virkkala, Jussi (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community for Auditory Display, 2014-06)
      Recently, two research groups have reported that the depth and/or duration of Slow Wave Sleep (SWS) can be increased by playing short sounds with approximately 1 second intervals during or prior to SWS. These studies ...
    • Sonification Synthesizer for Surface Electromyography 

      Peres, S. Camille; Faisst, Cody; Slota, Nathan; Verona, Daniel; Williams, Chase; Ritchey, Paul (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community for Auditory Display, 2014-06)
      Surface electromyography (sEMG) is a means for measuring muscle activity. sEMG data are typically displayed graphically on a computer screen and while this can be a useful way to display the data, it is not always ideal. ...
    • EPIC Modeling of a Two-Talker CRM Listening Task 

      Wakefield, Gregory H.; Kieras, David; Thompson, Eric; Iyer, Nandini; Simpson, Brian D. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community for Auditory Display, 2014-06)
      An extension of the auditory module in EPIC is introduced to model the two-talker coordinate response measure (CRM) listening task. The construct of an auditory stream is employed as an object in the working memory of ...
    • A Generic Evaluation Model for Auditory Feedback in Complex Visual Searches 

      Neate, Timothy; Degara, Norberto; Hunt, Andy; Nagel, Frederik (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community for Auditory Display, 2014-06)
      This paper proposes a method of evaluating the effect of auditory display techniques on a complex visual search task. The approach uses a pre-existing visual search task (conjunction search) to create a standardized ...
    • Sonification Strategies for the Film Rhythms of the Universe 

      Ballora, Mark (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community for Auditory Display, 2014-06)
      Design strategies are discussed for sonifications that were created for the short film Rhythms of the Universe, which was conceived by a cosmologist and a musician, with multi-media contributions from a number of artists ...
    • Specifying Rhythmic Auditory Stimulation for Robot-assisted Hand Function Training in Stroke Therapy 

      Speth, Florina; Wahl, Michael (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community for Auditory Display, 2014-06)
      Following a stroke 90% of all patients suffer from a loss of arm and hand function, whereby 30-40% of them never regain full functionality ever again. Robot-assisted hand function training (RT) intensifies and complements ...
    • CAVE-based Virtual Prototyping of an Audio Radiogoniometer: Ecological Validity Assesment 

      Poirier-Quinot, David; Katz, Brian F. G. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community for Auditory Display, 2014-06)
      This paper is part of a project concerned with the improvement of audio radiogoniometer design ergonomics and sound aesthetic. It introduces a virtual prototyping implementation of a simple radiogoniometer along with a ...
    • A Method for Comparitive Evaluation of Listening to Auditory Displays by Designers and Users 

      Droumeva, Milena; McGregor, Iain (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community for Auditory Display, 2014-06)
      The process of designing and testing auditory displays often includes evaluations only by experts, and where non-experts are involved, training is commonly required. This paper presents a method of evaluating sound ...
    • Spatial Auditory Displays: Substitution and Complemenarity to Visual Displays 

      Wenzel, Elizabeth M.; Godfroy-Cooper, Martine; Miller, Joel D. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community for Auditory Display, 2014-06)
      The primary goal of this research was to compare the performance in localization of stationary targets during a simulated extra-vehicular exploration of a planetary surface. Three different types of displays were tested ...
    • Volatiles that Sound Bad: Sonification of Defensive Chemical Signals from Insects against Insects 

      Boevé, Jean-Luc; Giot, Rudi (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community for Auditory Display, 2014-06)
      Defensive chemicals such as volatiles are essential for many insects against the attack of predatory insects, but in the research domain of chemical ecology there remains a need to better understand how intrinsic ...
    • Skin Pattern Sonification Using NMF-based Visual Feature Extraction and Learning-based PMSon 

      Han, Yoon Chung; Han, Byeong-jun (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community for Auditory Display, 2014-06)
      This paper describes the use of sonification to represent the scanned image data of skin pattern of the human body. Skin Patterns have different characteristics and visual features depending on the positions and conditions ...
    • Fast and Accurate Guidance - Response Times to Navigational Sounds 

      Nagel, Frederik; Stöter, Fabian-Robert; Degara, Norberto; Balke, Stefan; Worrall, David (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community for Auditory Display, 2014-06)
      Route guidance systems are used every day by both, sighted and visually impaired people. Systems, such as those built into cars and smart phones, usually using speech to direct the user towards their desired location. ...
    • Sonification Method to Enhance the Diagnosis of Dementia 

      Roginska, Agnieszka; Mohanraj, Hariharan; Keary, James; Friedman, Kent (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community for Auditory Display, 2014-06)
      Positron emission tomography (PET) scans of brains result in large datasets that are traditionally analyzed using visual displays and statistical analyses. Due the complexity and multidimensionality of the data, there ...
    • Electroencephalogram Steady State Response Sonification Focused on the Spatial and Temporal Properties 

      Kaniwa, Teruaki; Terasawa, Hiroko; Matsubara, Masaki; Makino, Shoji; Rutkowski, Thomas M. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community for Auditory Display, 2014-06)
      This paper describes a sonification approach of multichannel electroencephalogram (EEG) steady-state responses (SSR). The main purpose of this study is to investigate the possibility of sonification as an analytic tool ...
    • Collaboratively Identifying and Referring to Sounds with Words and Phrases 

      Brock, Derek; Gaumond, Charles F.; Wasylyshyn, Christina; McClimens, Brian (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community for Auditory Display, 2014-06)
      Machine classification of underwater sounds remains an important focus of U.S. Naval research due to physical and environmental factors that increase false alarm rates. Human operators tend to be reliably better at this ...
    • Sonification of Symbolic Music in the Elvis Project 

      Winters, R. Michael; Cumming, Julie E. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community for Auditory Display, 2014-06)
      This paper presents the development of sonification in the ELVIS project, a collaboration in interdisciplinary musicology targeting large databases of symbolic music and tools for their systematic analysis. An sonification ...
    • Auditory and Visual Evaluation of Fixed-frequency Events in Time-varying Signals 

      Alexander, Robert L.; O’Modhrain, Sile; Gilbert, Jason A.; Zurbuchen, Thomas H. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community for Auditory Display, 2014-06)
      This study directly compares the auditory and visual analysis capabilities of participants in a structured data analysis task. This task involved the identification of transient fixed-frequency sinusoid events that were ...
    • A Priori Attunement for Two Cases of Dynamical Systems 

      Choi, Insook (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community for Auditory Display, 2014-06)
      An application of a tuning function adopts a space metaphor in scientific methods for representing state space of non-linear dynamical systems. To achieve an interactive exploration of the systems through sounds, ...
    • Cross-Modal Soundscape Mapping: Integrating Ambisonic Environmental Audio Recordings and High Dynamic Range Spherical Panoramic Photography 

      Carter, J. Parkman; Braasch, Jonas (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community for Auditory Display, 2014-06)
      We cannot “measure” the soundscape any more than we can “measure” the ocean, the city, or the wilderness. Being comprised of myriad complex elements, conditions and relationships between sound sources and sound perceivers, ...
    • Auditory Display of Coarse Optical Imagery: Concept for a Rehabilitation Aid for Blind Spatial Orientation 

      Arditi, Aries (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community for Auditory Display, 2014-06)
      We introduce a concept for a rehabilitation aid for blind persons that will present, on a sonic display, coarse optical information obtained from a spectacle-mounted camera. The aid will serve blind persons who have no ...