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Interactive Sonification of Choropleth Maps
April/June 2005 (vol. 12 no. 2)
pp. 26-35
Haixia Zhao, University of Maryland
Benjamin K. Smith, University of Maryland
Kent Norman, University of Maryland
Catherine Plaisant, University of Maryland
Ben Shneiderman, University of Maryland
Interactive sonification systems can make georeferenced data accessible to people with vision impairments. The authors compare methods for using sound to encode georeferenced data patterns and for navigating maps.
Index Terms:
Auditory (non-speech) feedback, evaluation, interaction style, sound, user interfaces, universal usability
Citation:
Haixia Zhao, Benjamin K. Smith, Kent Norman, Catherine Plaisant, Ben Shneiderman, "Interactive Sonification of Choropleth Maps," IEEE Multimedia, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 26-35, April-June 2005, doi:10.1109/MMUL.2005.28
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