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    • 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 ...
    • 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. ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Source Directivity and Spatial Audio for Interactive Wave-based Sound Propagation 

      Mehra, Ravish; Antani, Lakulish; Manocha, Dinesh (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community for Auditory Display, 2014-06)
      This paper presents an approach to model time-varying source directivity and HRTF-based spatial audio for wave-based sound propagation at interactive rates. The source directivity is expressed as a linear combination ...
    • Effects of Visual Augmentation on the Memory of Spatial Sounds 

      McMullen, Kyla A.; Wakefield, Gregory A. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community for Auditory Display, 2014-06)
      Spatial audio displays are created by processing digital sounds such that they convey a spatial location to the listener. These displays are used as a supplementary channel when the visual channel is overloaded or when ...
    • Hearing Without Ears 

      McKenzie, Ian; Lennox, Peter; Wiggins, Bruce (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community for Auditory Display, 2014-06)
      We report on on-going work investigating the feasibility of using tissue conduction to evince auditory spatial perception. Early results indicate that it is possible to coherently control externalization, range, directionality ...
    • Assisted Differentiated Stem Cell Classification in Infrared Spectroscopy Using Auditory Feedback 

      Vicinanza, Domenico; Stables, Ryan; Clemens, Graeme; Baker, Matthew (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community for Auditory Display, 2014-06)
      In this study we investigate ways in which data sonification can improve standard data analysis techniques currently employed in the analysis of stem-cells using Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) Spectroscopy. Four ...
    • Performance Evaluation of Blind Persons in Listening Tests in Different Environmantal Conditions 

      Wersényi, György; Répás, József (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community for Auditory Display, 2014-06)
      Visually impaired people are often in target groups of various investigations, including basic research, applied research, research and development studies. Experiments in the development of assistive technologies - ...
    • Comprehension of Sonified Weather Data Across Multiple Auditory Streams 

      Schuett, Jonathan H.; Winton, Riley J.; Walker, Bruce N. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community for Auditory Display, 2014-06)
      Weather data has been one of the mainstays in sonification research. It is readily available, and every listener has presumably had some form of experience with meteorological events to draw from. When we want to use ...
    • Weather to Go - A Blended Sonification Application 

      Tünnermann, René; Zehe, Sebastian; Hemminghaus, Jacqueline; Hermann, Thomas (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community for Auditory Display, 2014-06)
      People often stay in touch with the weather forecast for various reasons. We depend on knowing the upcoming weather conditions in order to plan activities outside or even just to decide what to wear on our way to work. ...
    • Using Published HRTFS with Slab3D: Metric-Based Database Selection and Phenomena Observed 

      Miller, Joel D.; Godfroy-Cooper, Martine; Wenzel, Elizabeth M. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community for Auditory Display, 2014-06)
      In this paper, two publicly available head-related transfer function (HRTF) database collections are analyzed for use with the open-source slab3d rendering system. After conversion to the slab3d HRTF database format (SLH), ...
    • Binaural Reproduction Over Loudspeakers Using a Modified Target Response 

      Nawfal, Ismael; Atkins, Joshua (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community for Auditory Display, 2014-06)
      Crosstalk cancellation (XTC) is a technique that can be used to play binaural content, typically meant for headphone playback, over two or more loudspeakers. Though effective at creating a binaural spatial sound field at ...
    • Interactive Auditory Display of Urban Spatio-Acoustics 

      Musick, Michael; Turner, Johnathan; Park, Tae Hong (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community for Auditory Display, 2014-06)
      This paper presents an interactive exploration platform and toolset for spatial, big-data auditory display. The exploration platform is part of the Citygram project, which focuses on geospatial research through a ...
    • Localization Accuracy in Presenting Measured Sound Fields via Higher Order Ambisonics 

      Clapp, Samuel; Braasch, Jonas; Xiang, Ning; Guthrie, Anne (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community for Auditory Display, 2014-06)
      A spherical microphone array can encode a measured sound field into its spherical harmonic components. Such an array will be subject to limitations on the highest spherical harmonic order it can encode and encoding ...
    • SonicTaiji: A Mobile Instrument for Taiji Performance 

      Fan, Jianyu; Topel, Spencer (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community for Auditory Display, 2014-06)
      SonicTaiji is a mobile instrument designed for the Android Platform. It utilizes accelerometer detection, sound synthesis, and data communication techniques to achieve real-time Taiji sonification. Taiji is an inner-strength ...
    • On the Importance of Correspondence Between Shapes and Timbre 

      Adeli, Mohammad; Rouat, Jean; Molotchnikoff, Stéphane (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community for Auditory Display, 2014-06)
      The results of a preliminary study of the audio-visual correspondence between musical timbre and visual shapes are reported. 22 participants had to play 20 musical sounds and choose a shape for each. An association between ...
    • “Listen2dRoom”: Helping Visually Impaired People Navigate Indoor Environments Using an Ultrasonic Sensor-Based Orientation Aid 

      Hosseini, Seyedeh Maryam Fakhr; Riener, Andreas; Bose, Rahul; Jeon, Myounghoon (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community for Auditory Display, 2014-06)
      People with visual impairments face considerable limitations with their mobility, but still there is little infrastructure in place to help them. In this study, we present a new wearable electronic travel aid (ETA), “Personal ...
    • ListenTree: Audio-Haptic Display in the Natural Environment 

      Dublon, Gershon; Portocarrerro, Edwina (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community for Auditory Display, 2014-06)
      In this paper, we present ListenTree, an audio-haptic display embedded in the natural environment. A visitor to our installation notices a faint sound appearing to emerge from a tree, and might feel a slight vibration ...