The Conference Schedule for
The International Conference on Auditory Display '92

Wednesday, October 28, 1992

Continental Breakfast (8:30-9:00 am)

  • Introduction by Mike Simmons, SFI (9:00-9:15 am)

  • Self-introductions of participants (9:15-10:15 am)

  • Break (10:15-10:45 am)

    Session 1 (10:45-11:10 am)

  • Jim Ballas: Delivery of Information through Sound:

  • Overview and Effects of Context and Expectancy.

  • Break (11:10-11:15 am)

    Session 2 (11:15-12:30 pm)

  • Gregory Kramer: Some Organizing Principles for Representing Data with Sound.

  • David Wessel: Parameter Mapping in the Auditory Display of Data.

  • Lunch (12:30-1:30 pm; on premises)

    Session 3 (1:30-2:10 pm)

  • Carla Scaletti : Sound Synthesis Methods for Auditory Data Representations.

  • Hardware/Software Systems II (2:10-3:30 pm; Including C. Scaletti with Kyma, D. Wessel w/ demo of Indigo synthesis software, and R. Powell w/ Indigo sound tools)

  • Session 4 (3:30-5:00 pm)

  • Chris Hayward : Audio Interpretation of Seismograms.

  • Tom Hanna : Informal discussion of auditory event classification in Sonar.

  • Sheila Williams : Perceptual Principles in Sound Grouping. Discussion on perception issues (5:00-6:30 pm; Led by S. Smith)

  • Dinner (7:30 pm; at La Tertulia)

    Thursday, October 29, 1992 (8:30-9:00 am)

    Session 5 (9:00-10:30 am)

  • Kevin McCabe and A. Rangwalla: Auditory Display of Computational Fluid Dynamics Data.

  • Robert Hotchkiss, C. Wampler and Zahrt: Programming Foundations for a Multisensorial Environment.

  • Matti Grohn : Sound Probe: An Interactive Sonification Tool.

  • Break (10:30-11:00 am)
    Session 6 (11:00-12:30 pm)

  • Tecumseh Fitch and G. Kramer : Sonifying the Body Electric:
    Superiority of Auditory over Visual Display in a Compolex, Multi-Variate System.

  • Stuart Smith, R. Pickett and M. Williams: Environments for Exploring Auditory Representations
    of Multidimensional Data.

  • Lunch (12:30-1:30 pm; on premises)

    Session 7 (1:30-2:10 pm)

  • Bill Gaver: Parameterized Auditory Icons. Hardware/Software Systems II (2:10-3:30 pm)

  • Session 8 (1:30-2:10 pm)

  • Nat Durlach and Beth Wenzel: Environmental Auditory Icons and Auditory Symbologies.

  • Nat Durlach and Beth Wenzel: Localization in Synthetic Acoustic Environments
    and its Implications to Auditory Data Display.

  • Beth Mynatt: The Mercator Project: An Auditory Interface to X-Windows.

  • Break (4:30-4:45 pm)

    Discussion on consistent language and scientific rigor
    in the field of auditory display (4:45-6:00 pm; Led by Buxton)
    Dinner (6:00-8:00 pm)

    Session 9 (8:00-10:00 pm)

  • Sara Bly A demonstration and discussion: What do we learn when several researchers sonify the same data?

  • Group: A demonstration of data formats.

  • Friday, October 30, 1992

    Continental Breakfast (8:30-9:00 am)
    Session 10 (9:00-10:30 am)

  • Jonathan Cohen: Monitoring Background Activities

  • McMillan, Morrison, Lunney and Gemperline: Auditory Presentation of Gas-Phase Spectra
    Using Artificial Neural Networks for Functional Group Analysis

  • Meera Blattner and Albert Papp: Sonic Enhancements for Maps and Other Two-Dimensional Data

  • Break (10:30-11:00 am)

    Session 11 (11:00-12:30 pm)

  • Jay Jackson and J. Francioni: Synchronization of Visual and Aural Parallel Program Performance Data

  • David Jameson Sonnet: Audio Enhanced Monitoring and Debugging

  • Tara Madyastha and D. Reed: A Framework for Sonification Design

  • Lunch (12:30-1:30 pm; on premises)

    Session 12 (2:00-3:00 pm)

  • Robin Bargar: Hierarchy and Pattern in Auditory Display

  • Break (3:00-3:30 pm)

    Session 13 (3:30-4:15 pm)

  • Rettog : Audio Design for Consumer Software

  • Dan Steinberg : Desktop Audio at Sun: Discussion on what do we do now
    (5:00-6:30 pm; Led by G. Kramer)

  • Session 14

  • Informal Presentation (8:00-9:00 pm)

  • Mayer-Kress, Bargar and Choi : Musical Structures in Data from Chaotic Attractors

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