Aims & Approaches

Aims

  • Improved accessibility
    • Overview, navigation
    • Time
    • Understanding
  • Adoption
    • Generic approach
    • Robust

Approaches

  • Text-based
  • Semantic
  • Multimodal

Text-based

  • Table
  • Description
  • Statistical description

Description

"There is a slight upwards trend, with a slight dip around 2011. There are seasonal variations, with regular troughs in June, but significantly higher interest during the rest of the year."

Statistical description

"The data are approximately normally-distributed with a mean of 42 and a standard deviation of 6."

Multimodal

The Sonification Handbook

http://sonification.de/handbook/

AudioChart
Examples

Test Series
0
42
84
198
84
42
0

AudioChart
Research & Development

Research/Evaluation

  • …is ongoing
  • Relation to other approaches
  • Objective
  • Subjective

Development

  • Library (running client-side)
  • No additional dependencies
  • Interfaces with chart library
    • …or table/JSON
  • Data-independent
  • Test-driven

Features Roadmap

  • Sound output sophistication
    • Timbre, tempo, grid
    • Smoothing
    • Multiple series
  • Interactivity
  • Chart libraries (e.g. C3.js, SVG, …)
  • Browser extension

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