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Hear it is: enhancing rapid document browsing with sound cues

Eslambolchilar, Parisa ORCID:, Buchanan, George and Loizides, Fernando 2009. Hear it is: enhancing rapid document browsing with sound cues. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 5714 , pp. 75-86. 10.1007/978-3-642-04346-8_9

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Document navigation has become increasingly commonplace as the use of electronic documents has grown. Speed–Dependent Automatic Zooming (SDAZ) is one popular method for providing rapid movement within a digital text. However, there is evidence that details of the document are overlooked as the pace of navigation rises. We produced a document reader software where sound is used to complement the visual cues that a user searches for visually. This software was then evaluated in a user study that provides strong supportive evidence that non-visual cues can improve user performance in visual seeking tasks.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Computer Science & Informatics
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Publisher: Springer
ISSN: 0302-9743
Last Modified: 21 Oct 2022 07:10

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