Auditory Data Display

How much do you know about sound design? Me, not too much, but the concept is an interesting one. John H. Flowers has a page and sound examples of sonification. “Sonification offers a novel means for displaying complex, multivariate, time series data, such as medical histories, climate records, and economic trends. Sonified displays can not only be useful to blind or visual impaired users, but they have potential for providing useful tools for data exploration by normally sighted individuals as well.”

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  • Steve Portigal

    Interesting. This was similar (if way more advanced) to the work I did in my M.Sc. days.

  • michaelSurtees

    thanks for the fyi Steve