Barrass, S.,Kramer, G.

The idea behind sonification is that synthetic nonverbal sounds can represent numerical data and provide support for information processing activities of many different kinds. This article describes some of the ways that sonification has been used in assistive technologies, remote collaburation, engineering analyses, scientific visualisations. emergency services and aircraft cockpits. Approaches for designing sonifications are surveyed, acid issues raised by the existing approaches and applications are outlined. Relations are drawn to other areas of knowledge where similar issues have also arisen, such as hut-nan-computer interaction, scientific visualisation, and computer music. At the end is a list of resources that will help you delve further into the topic.