International Conference on
Auditory Display 2000

Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, Georgia, USA

CONFERENCE DATES - April 2-5, 2000


Sunday April 2, 2000
Optional Tutorials and Workshops
Open to all ICAD attendees

1:00- 3:00 PM

"MPEG-4 Structured Audio and AudioBIFS"
Introduction and applications to auditory display
by Eric D. Scheirer, Machine Listening Group, MIT Media Laboratory
3:15 - 5:15 PM "Audio in Virtual Environments"
An introduction to perceptual, design, and implementation issues
by Jarrell Pair and Russell Storms

Monday, April 3, 2000

8:00-9:00 AM, Registration
9:00-12:00 AM, Welcome and Papers
1:00-2:00 PM, Demos/Posters
2:00 - 3:00 PM Keynote speaker - R Murray Schafer
3:00-5:00 PM, Papers
5:30 PM Social/Reception
6:00-9:00 PM, ICAD 2000 Banquet

ALL in the GCATT Building

Monday Morning, 9:00 - 9:30
Welcome Session, Announcements

Monday Morning, 9:30 - 10:50
Paper Session: Audio in Assistive Technologies

Short Paper
Teaching Orientation and Mobility Skills to Blind Children
Using Computer Generated 3-D Sound Environments

Ken Loge, Aaron Cram, Dean Inman
Keywords: 3D Sound, Blind Access, Education
Short Paper

WebSound: a Generic Web Sonification Tool, and its Application to an
Auditory Web Browser for Blind and Visually Impaired Users

Lori Stefano Petrucci, Eric Harth, Patrick Roth,
Andre' Assimacopoulos, Thierry Pun
Audio + Haptics, 3D Sound, Earcons, Blind Access
Short Paper

Auditory WWW Search Tools
Rick Bodner, Alex Ferworn, Mark Chignell
Human Computer Interfaces, Blind Access, World Wide Web
Short Paper

An Auditory Display System for Aiding Interjoint Coordination
Luke Dubois, Claude Ghez, Thanassis Rikakis, Perry Cook
Sonification, User Interfaces, Rehabilitation

Monday Morning, 11:00 - Noon
Paper Session: Technologies for Interfaces and Systems

Short Paper

Contact Interaction with Integrated Audio and Haptics
Derek DiFilippo, Dinesh K. Pai
User Interface, Haptics+Audio
Short Paper

Robotic Measurement and Modelling of Contact Sounds
Joshua Richmond, Dinesh Pai
Robotics, Acoustic Measurement, Sonification
Short Paper

An Extensible Toolkit for Creating
Virtual Sonic Environments

Hesham Fouad/Jim Ballas
Virtual Environments, Sound Server

Monday Afternoon, 1:00 - 2:00
Demo/Poster Session

Demonstration of Mobile Audio and Multiple Speaker Panning using VAS
Hesham Fouad and James A. Ballas
Tools for Auditory Display Research
Timothy Tucker, David Mann, and Willard Wilson
Title: The NAVE: Design and Implementation of a 3D
Audio System for a Low Cost Spatially Immersive Display

Jeff Wilson and Jarrell Pair
Title: Auditory-Visual Cross-Modal Perception
Russell Storms
Sonification of Heart Rate Variability Data
Mark Ballora, Bruce Pennycook, and Leon Glass

Monday Afternoon, 2:00 - 3:00
Keynote Speaker - R. Murray Schafer

Monday Afternoon, 3:00 - 5:00
Paper Session: Design, Spaces, and Games

Long Paper

Sleuth: An Audio Experience
Tom Drewes, Marybeth Gandy, Elizabeth Mynatt
Immersive Environments, Games, Design, User Interfaces
Long Paper

Abstract Sound Objects to Expand the Vocabulary of Sound
Design for Visual and Theatrical Media

Eric Somers
Sound Design, Foley, Sonification
Short Paper

Guided by Voices: An Audio Augmented Reality System
Kent Lyons, Maribeth Gandy, Thad Starner
Audio, Augmented and Virtual Reality, Wearable Computers
Short Paper

Hear&There: An Augmented Reality System of Linked Audio
Joseph Rozier, Karrie Karahalios, Judith Donath
Augmented Reality, Navigation, Links
Short Paper

Visiphone: Connecting Domestic Spaces with Audio
Judith Donath, Karrie Karahalios, Fernanda Vie'gas
Human Computer Interfaces, Awareness

Monday Evening, 5:30 - 6:00, Cocktail 1/2 hour
Featuring Dr. Tom Barnwell's Legendary Bluegrass Band

6:00 - 9:00, ICAD 2000 Banquet

Audio ALL STAR Panel including:

JT Cantwell, Audio Design Director, CNN News Networks
Steve Davis, Director of Audio Services, Crawford Communications
Lewis Frisch, Lecturer/Consultant on Recording Technology
Russell Storms, Computer Scientist, Army Research Lab
Almon Clegg, Consultant, Nippon Columbia (Denon) (invited not yet confirmed)

Tuesday, April 4, 1000

8:00-9:00 AM, Registration
9:00-12:00 AM, Papers
1:00-2:00 PM, Demos/Posters
2:00-2:30 PM, Keynote Speaker : Pauline Oliveros
2:30-5:00 PM, Papers
5:00-7:00 PM, Dinner Break (on your own)
8 PM Percussion/New MediaTechnology Concert

Tuesday Morning, 9:00 - 10:10
Paper Session: Sonification 1

Long Paper

Responsive Sonification of Well Logs
Stephen Barrass, Björn Zehner
Human Computer Interfaces, Sonification
Short Paper

Principal Curve Sonification
Thomas Hermann, P. Meinicke, H. Ritter
Sonification, Principle Curves
Short Paper

Sonification of Particle Systems via deBroglie's Hypothesis
Bob Sturm
Sonification, Physics, deBroglie

Tuesday Morning, 10:20 - 12:00
Paper Session: Psychoacoustics, Perceptual Models, and Ability

Short Paper

Sonification and the Interaction of Perceptual
Dimensions: Can the Data Get Lost in the Map?

John Neuhoff, Greg Kramer, Joseph Wayand
Sonification, Stock Market Data, Perceptual Interaction
Short Paper

Psychophysical Scaling of Sonification Mappings
Bruce Walker, Gregory Kramer, David Lane
Psychophysics, Auditory Display, Sonification Mapping
Short Paper

A Model for Interaction in Exploratory Sonification Displays
Sigurd Saue
Sonification, Ecological, Human Computer Interfaces
Short Paper

Experiments in Computer-Assisted Annotation of Audio
George Tzanetakis, Perry Cook
Information Retrieval, Segmentation, Audio thumbnailing, Annotation
Short Paper

Development of a Standard Test of Musical Ability for
Participants in Auditory Interface Testing

Alistair Edwards, Ben P. Challis, J. Hankinson, F. Pirie
Musical Ability, Human Computer Interface Testing

Tuesday Afternoon, 2:00 - 2:30
Keynote Speaker - Pauline Oliveros

Tuesday Afternoon, 2:30 - 2:00
Demo/Poster Session

AudioLab Tour
Hosted by Tom Drewes
Overview of the AudioLab
Demos of previous work and work in progress by the students of the AudioLab.
Demo of "Sleuth." (see below)
Haptic Music: Non-Musicians Collaboratively Creating Music
Maribeth Gandy and Andrew Quay
Sleuth: An Audio Experience
Thomas M. Drewes, Maribeth Gandy, and Elizabeth D. Mynatt
Spatial Auditory Displays for use within Attack Rotary Wing Aircraft
Russell Shilling, Tomasz Letowski, and Russell Storms
Subjective testing of the performance of reverberation enhancement using virtual reality environments
Pontus Larsson, Mendel Kleiner, Daniel Västfjäll, Conny Olsson, Bengt-Inge Dalenbäck
Music Monitor: Dynamic Data Display
Quan T. Tran, Elizabeth Mynatt

Tuesday Afternoon, 2:00-3:50
Paper Session: 3D Sound and Immersive Environments

Long Paper

Learning Reverberation: Considerations for Spatial Auditory Displays
Barbara Shinn-Cunningham
Reverberation, 3D Sound Perception, Psychoacoustics
Short Paper

A Tool for Volumetric Visualization and Sonification of
Head-Related Transfer Functions (HRTF's)

Cory Cheng, Greg Wakefield
HRTF, Spatial Sound, Visualization, Sonification
Short Paper

Active Sensory Tuning for Immersive Spatialized Audio
Greg Wakefield, Paul Runkle, Anastasia Yendiki
HRTF, 3D Sound
Short Paper

A Case Study of Auditory Navigation in Virtual Acoustic Environments
Tapio Lokki, Matti Gröhn, Lauri Savioja, Tapio Takala
Virtual Reality, Spatial Hearing, Auditory Navigation
Short Paper

A Software-Based System for Interactive Spatial Sound Synthesis
Elizabeth Wenzel, Joel Miller, Jonathan Abel
Spatial Sound, Interactive Virtual Audio, Real-Time

Wednesday, April 5, 2000

8:00-9:00 AM, LATE Registration
9:00-9:30, Proposed link with CHI
9:30 - 10:30 Tours of the GCATT Facilities Research Labs
10:50-12:00 AM, Papers
1:00-2:00 PM, Special Session
2:00-4:00 PM, Papers
4:00 Conference Ends

Wednesday Morning, 10:50-12:00
Paper Session: Sonification 2

Long Paper

Musical Program Auralisation: Empirical Studies
Paul Vickers, James Alty
Music, Auralization, Debugging, Pascal
Short Paper

Analysis of a Musical-Visual System for Evaluating
Protein Structural Alignments

Suresh Lodha, Doug Whitmore, Marc Hansen, Eric Charp
Sonification, Music, DNA
Short Paper

A Sonification Enhanced Navigation Tool for History-Enriched
Information Spaces

Andreas Dieberger
Social Navigation, Sonification

Wednesday Afternoon, 1:00 - 2:00
Special Session: Keynote or Panel

Wednesday Afternoon, 2:00 - 3:40
Paper Session: Earcons and Auditory Icons

Long Paper

The Effect of Earcons on Reaction Times and Error-Rates in a
Dual-Task vs. a Single-Task Experiment

M.P. Bussemakers, Paul M.C. Lemmens, Ab de Haan
Earcon, Distractor, Categorical Perception
Short Paper

When it Sounds like a Duck and it Looks like a Dog:
Auditory icons vs. Earcons in Multimedia Environments

M.P. Bussemakers, Ab de Haan
Auditory Icons, Earcons, Categorical Perception
Long Paper

Designing Non-Speech Sounds to Support Navigation in
Mobile Phone Menus

Gregory Leplatre, Stephen Brewster
Telephony, Navigation, Sonification
Short Paper

Musical Phrase-Structured Audio Communication
John Hankinson, Alistair Edwards
Music, Grammar, Earcon

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