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BNL-96963-2012-CP Hearing NanoStructures : A Case Study in Timbral Sonification

@inproceedings{Schedel2012BNL969632012CPHN,
  title={BNL-96963-2012-CP Hearing NanoStructures : A Case Study in Timbral Sonification},
  author={M. Schedel and K. Yager},
  year={2012}
}
  • M. Schedel, K. Yager
  • Published 2012
  • We explore the sonification of x-ray scattering data, which are two-dimensional arrays of intensity whose meaning is obscure and non-intuitive. Direct mapping of the experimental data into sound is found to produce timbral sonifications that, while sacrificing conventional aesthetic appeal, provide a rich auditory landscape for exploration. We discuss the optimization of sonification variables, and speculate on potential real-world applications. 

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