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CymaSense: a novel audio-visual therapeutic tool for people on the autism spectrum.

Conference Proceeding
McGowan, J., Leplâtre, G., & McGregor, I. (2017)
CymaSense: a novel audio-visual therapeutic tool for people on the autism spectrum. In ASSETS '17 Proceedings of the 19th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility, (62-71). https://doi.org/10.1145/3132525.3132539
Music Therapy has been shown to be an effective intervention for clients with Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC), a lifelong neurodevelopmental condition that can affect people i...

CymaSense: a real-time 3D cymatics-based sound visualisation tool.

Conference Proceeding
McGowan, J., Leplâtre, G., & McGregor, I. (2017)
CymaSense: a real-time 3D cymatics-based sound visualisation tool. In DIS '17 Companion Proceedings of the 2017 ACM Conference Companion Publication on Designing Interactive Systems. , (270-274). https://doi.org/10.1145/3064857.3079159
What does music look like? Representation of music has taken many forms over time, from musical notation [16], through to random algorithm-based visualisations based on the am...

Sonifying the solar system

Conference Proceeding
Quinton, M., McGregor, I., & Benyon, D. (2016)
Sonifying the solar system. In The 22nd International Conference on Auditory Display (ICAD-2016), (28-35
Sound is potentially an effective way of analysing data and it is possible to simultaneously interpret layers of sounds and identify changes. Multiple attempts to use sound wi...

Comparative Evaluation of Radio and Audio Logo Sound Designs

Journal Article
McGregor, I., & Cunningham, S. (2015)
Comparative Evaluation of Radio and Audio Logo Sound Designs. Journal of the Audio Engineering Society, 63(11), 876-888. https://doi.org/10.17743/jaes.2015.0076
This study aims to explore the suitability of capturing designers’ and listeners’ experiences of sound design for a radio drama and audio logos using the repertory grid techni...

A method for comparative evaluation of listening to auditory displays by designers and listeners.

Conference Proceeding
Droumeva, M., & McGregor, I. (2014)
A method for comparative evaluation of listening to auditory displays by designers and listeners. In The 20th International Conference on Auditory Display
The process of designing and testing auditory displays often includes evaluations only by experts, and where non-experts are involved, training is commonly required. This pape...

Comparing designers’ and listeners’ experiences

Journal Article
McGregor, I. (2014)
Comparing designers’ and listeners’ experiences. AI & society, 29(4), 473-483. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00146-013-0489-4
This paper compares the listening experiences of non-experts and the designers of two sound designs. To date, no such comparisons have been examined empiri- cally, and so for ...

Soundscape mapping: comparing listening experiences

Thesis
McGregor, I. Soundscape mapping: comparing listening experiences. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/4284
The perceived auditory environment is an increasingly important part of people’s everyday interactive experiences. While sound design is an established discipline in media suc...

Visualising the soundfield and soundscape: extending Macaulay and Crerar’s 1998 method.

Presentation / Conference
McGregor, I., Crerar, A., Benyon, D., & LePlâtre, G. (2008, June)
Visualising the soundfield and soundscape: extending Macaulay and Crerar’s 1998 method. Paper presented at ICAD 2008: The 14th annual International Conference on Auditory Display, Paris, France
The introduction of effective auditory warnings into a shared environment requires a prior understanding of the existing soundfield and soundscape. Reifying the physical and p...

Listening, corporeality and presence.

Presentation / Conference
Turner, P., Turner, S., & McGregor, I. (2007, October)
Listening, corporeality and presence. Paper presented at PRESENCE 2007: The 10th Annual International Workshop on Presence, Barcelona, Spain
The use of sound to create or enhance the sense of presence is well recognized and the measurements of which have focused on hearing, e.g. “were you able to identify a particu...

Establishing key dimensions for reifying soundfields and soundscapes from auditory professionals.

Presentation / Conference
McGregor, I., Crerar, A., Benyon, D., & LePlâtre, G. (2007, June)
Establishing key dimensions for reifying soundfields and soundscapes from auditory professionals. Paper presented at ICAD 2007: The 13th International Conference on Auditory Display, Montreal, Canada
This paper presents a unique insight into the way acousticians, computing specialists and sound designers describe the dimensions of sound they use. Seventy-five audio profess...