Re: Using sound with a GIS (Anthony Knittel )

Subject: Re: Using sound with a GIS
From:    Anthony Knittel  <anthony@xxxxxxxx>
Date:    Thu, 26 Jun 2008 17:46:35 +1000

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 Anthony 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. > > Many Thanks, > Nick. > >

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