Issue No. 02 - April/June (2005 vol. 12)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MMUL.2005.28
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.
Auditory (non-speech) feedback, evaluation, interaction style, sound, user interfaces, universal usability
C. Plaisant, K. Norman, B. Shneiderman, H. Zhao and B. K. Smith, "Interactive Sonification of Choropleth Maps," in IEEE MultiMedia, vol. 12, no. , pp. 26-35, 2005.