Using sonification

Stephen Barrass, Gregory Kramer
1999 Multimedia Systems  
The idea behind sonification is that synthetic nonverbal sounds can represent numerical data and provide support for information processing activities of many different kinds. This article describes some of the ways that sonification has been used in assistive technologies, remote collaboration, engineering analyses, scientific visualisations, emergency services and aircraft cockpits. Approaches for designing sonifications are surveyed, and issues raised by the existing approaches and
more » ... ns are outlined. Relations are drawn to other areas of knowledge where similar issues have also arisen, such as human-computer interaction, scientific visualisation, and computer music. At the end is a list of resources that will help you delve further into the topic.
doi:10.1007/s005300050108 fatcat:o6othbc2jzcfpfqch23hhq2uum