Mark Ballora, Seeing with Your Ears: Data Sonification

Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous (LASERs)

Mar 16, 2017

Sonification is the same idea as visualization. But instead of rendering information for the eyes, sonification considers rendering information for the ears. What are the auditory system’s particular strengths and sensitivities, compared to those of the eyes? Is there “music” in scientific data? Is there value in creating “sound graphs”?

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Mark Ballora