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Haptic and Audio Interaction Design: First International Workshop, HAID 2006, Glasgow, UK, August 31 - September 1, 2006, Proceedings / Edition 1

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Here are the proceedings of the First International Workshop on Haptic and Audio Interaction Design, HAID 2006. The book presents 15 revised full papers, in a variety of disciplines ranging from psychology to art, showcasing how haptics and sound can improve user interaction with computers, helping people with various kinds of disabilities and visual impairment. Also addresses psychophysics, art and leisure, and mobile applications that improve selections in virtual environments.

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Session: Interaction
Perception of Audio-Generated and Custom Motion Programs in Multimedia Display of Action-Oriented DVD Films   Kent Walker   William L. Martens     1
Evaluating the Influence of Multimodal Feedback on Egocentric Selection Metaphors in Virtual Environments   Lode Vanacken   Chris Raymaekers   Karin Coninx     12
Session: Psychophysics
Haptic-Auditory Rendering and Perception of Contact Stiffness   Federico Avanzini   Paolo Crosato     24
Designing Haptic Feedback for Touch Display: Experimental Study of Perceived Intensity and Integration of Haptic and Audio   Ville Tikka   Pauli Laitinen     36
Session: Music and Gesture
Rhythmic Interaction for Song Filtering on a Mobile Device   Andrew Crossan   Roderick Murray-Smith     45
Lemma 4: Haptic Input + Auditory Display = Musical Instrument?   Paul Vickers     56
Session: Visual Impairments I
Navigation and Control in Haptic Applications Shared by Blind and Sighted Users   Eva-Lotta Sallnas   Kajsa Bjerstedt-Blom   Fredrik Winberg   Kerstin Severinson Eklundh     68
User Evaluations of a Virtual Haptic-Audio Line Drawing Prototype   Kirsten Rassmus-Crohn   Charlotte Magnusson   Hakan Eftring     81
Session:Visual Impairments II
Creating Accessible Bitmapped Graphs for the Internet   Graham McAllister   Jacopo Staiano   Wai Yu     92
Supporting Cross-Modal Collaboration: Adding a Social Dimension to Accessibility   Fredrik Winberg     102
Non Visual Haptic Audio Tools for Virtual Environments   Charlotte Magnusson   Henrik Danielsson   Kirsten Rassmus-Grohn     111
Session: Design I
A Semiotic Approach to the Design of Non-speech Sounds   Emma Murphy   Antti Pirhonen   Graham McAllister   Wai Yu     121
Listen to This - Using Ethnography to Inform the Design of Auditory Interfaces   Graeme W. Coleman   Catriona Macaulay   Alan F. Newell     133
An Activity Classification for Vibrotactile Phenomena   Conor O'Sullivan   Angela Chang     145
Session: Design II
Haptic-Audio Narrative: From Physical Simulation to Imaginative Stimulation   Stephen Barrass     157
Author Index     167
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