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The principle behind all auditory display research is that we can use our ears to aid in the processing of information while our eyes attend to other tasks. Our musical program auralisation approach is predicated on the following principles:

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Information heard is processed by our brains very differently from information that we see

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Whilst precise quantitative data cannot easily be communicated with non-speech sound (e.g. the value of an integer variable), qualitative aspects (e.g. a variable has increase in value) and structural form can be.

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Melodies aid the memorability of the system and avoid the complex atonality used my most auralisation projects.

In the following set of pages is a short introduction and explanation of the CAITLIN Musical Program Auralisation approach.

Contents

Introduction

Hierarchic mappings

Design of tunes

Boolean Values

Construct persistence and drones

Selections

Iterations

Variations on a theme

Auditory parentheses

Other statements

Listen to some examples

 

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