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Re: Using sound with a GIS
For an example of audio information tied to GIS data in an artistic
context have a look at:
Woo, D., Mariette, N., Helyer, N., Rizos, C., (2005) Syren-A Ship Based
Location-Aware Audio Experience
Journal of Global Positioning Systems, 4(1-2):41-47
Nick Bearman wrote:
Hello to everyone on the list,
I'm interested in how sound (in conjunction with vision) can be used to
show data in a GIS (Geographical Information System). A GIS is basically a
computer based map, which allows users to view, edit and analysis
geographical data. Google Earth is an example of a very basic GIS, which
just allows you to view data. (Apologies if I'm preaching to the
converted, but I wanted to make sure people know what I'm talking about!)
Specifically I'm looking for references which look at this use of sound. I
have some already (see below) and would be very grateful if people could
post any others they may have.
MacVeigh, R. & Jacobson, R. D. (2007) Increasing the dimensionality of a
Geographic Information System (GIS) Using Auditory Display. Proceedings of
the 13th International Conference on Auditory Display. Montréal, Canada,
26-29 June 2007.
Lodha, S. K., Wilson, C. M. & Sheehan, R. E. (1996) LISTEN: sounding
uncertainty visualization, IEEE Visualization, Proceedings of the 7th
conference on Visualization '96, San Francisco, California, United States.
Gluck, M. (2000) The Use of Sound for Data Exploration. Bulletin of The
American Society for Information Science, 26(5):26-28.