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xSonify: Sonification software

Post by kcd » Mon Jul 16, 2012 7:45 am

xSonify: Sonification software

Abstract: xSonify maps scientific data to acoustic sequences. Listening to data can help discover patterns in huge amounts of data. Written in Java, xSonify allows visually impaired people to examine numerical data for patterns. The data can be imported from local files or from remote databases via the Internet. Single results of measurements from spacecraft instruments can be selected by their corresponding variables in a specific time frame. The results are transformed into MIDI sequences which can be played with a selection of different instruments from a soundbank. Another software module enables xSonify to convert the sonified data into other sound formats to make it easier to archive and exchange the Sonification results with other scientists.

Credit: Candey, Robert M.; Schertenleib, Anton; Qian, Frances; Boller, Ryan; Diaz, Wanda; Harris, Bernard

Site: https://sourceforge.net/projects/xsonify/

Bibcode: 2012ascl.soft07008C

ID: ascl:1207.008
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