The Audio Engineering Society 16th International Conference: Spatial Sound Reproduction, 10-12 April 1999


Listening to Rooms and Objects

1) Richard McGrath, 1) Thomas Waldmann, 2) Mikael Fernstrom

1) Department of Manufacturing and Operations Engineering,
University of Limerick, Ireland

2) Interaction Design Centre, University of Limerick,

This paper describes a series of experiments with blind and sighted people in a "thinking aloud" study, attempting to identify our ability to describe the properties and their own location in two different rooms and the properties and locations of three different objects based on auditory cues generated by the participants themselves.

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