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Earcon

Known as: Auditory icon 
An earcon is a brief, distinctive sound used to represent a specific event or convey other information. Earcons are a common feature of computer… Expand
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
This paper discusses aesthetic issues of sonifications and the relationships between sonification (ars informatica) and music… Expand
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
With shrinking displays and increasing technology use by visually impaired users, it is important to improve usability with non… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Two investigations into the identification of concurrently presented, structured sounds, called earcons were carried out. One of… Expand
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2004
2004
Abstract : This document reports the results of two experiments assessing the viability of speech, auditory icons (environmental… Expand
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2004
2004
We discuss the phenomenon of system tailoring in the context of data from an observational study of anaesthesia. We found that… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
A detailed experimental evaluation of earcons was carried out to see whether they are an effective means of communicating… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Users who are blind currently have limited access to graphical user interfaces based on MS Windows or X Windows. Past access… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
An evaluation of earcons was carried out to see whether they are an effective means of communicating information in sound. An… Expand
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
In this article we examine earcons, which are audio messages used in the user-computer interface to provide information and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
This article analyzes details of the cognition involved when people use spreadsheet software, a task that is both a major… Expand
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