Research Seminar—Songs of Data: An introduction to sonification

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Event type: Seminar


Seminar: Sonification is a complementary, but lesser known, technique to visualization. In this seminar, we will introduce the technique and discuss some applications, such as working with the texts of Shakespeare or social media data. We will discuss some of the principles in designing sonifications to explore data sets, some of the technologies used and the difficulties encountered.

Speaker: Iain Emsley is a research associate at the Oxford e-Research Centre, working with the Software Sustainability Institute and the Square Kilometre Array. Currently reading for a Masters in Software Engineering at the University of Oxford, he has organized and attended hack sessions. His research interests include sonification.

This seminar is open to the public. It is free to attend, and reserving a place is essential.


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