Tick-marks , Axes , and Labels : the Effects of Adding Context to Auditory Graphs

  title={Tick-marks , Axes , and Labels : the Effects of Adding Context to Auditory Graphs},
  author={Daniel S. Walker},
As the use of sonification expands, researchers and designers continue to employ techniques for adding context (such as tick marks, axes, or labels) whose benefit remains unquantified. This study examined the effect of several such techniques on the perceivability of an auditory graph. In Block 1, participants listened to a simple auditory graph, which had no added context (such as tick marks, axes, and labels), and answered trend analysis and point estimation questions about the information… CONTINUE READING
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