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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… 
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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… 
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
This chapter looks at a range of auditory display and sonification applications that have tackled the problem of monitoring real… 
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Review
2009
Review
2009
As part of a project to improve human computer interaction mostly for blind users, a survey with 50 blind and 100 sighted users… 
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
With shrinking displays and increasing technology use by visually impaired users, it is important to improve usability with non… 
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2006
2006
The field of sonification is a subset of auditory display. It brings together interests from data mining, exploratory data… 
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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… 
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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… 
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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… 
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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… 
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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…