How Sonification Helps to Spot Patterns in Data

If you’re interested in using computers for analyzing data, you might love the idea of the event “Measurement Music: ‘Sonification’ as tool for uncovering patterns in data”. In March 2016, the University of British Columbia’s Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies gathered 30 scientists to hold an event in a form of a workshop. In […]

How Sonification Helps the Blind Analyze Data Charts

Charts are one of the best ways to represent large data in a visual form. While this format is easy-to-understand, it means nothing when it comes to blind people. Unfortunately, this tool is useless for people who can’t see. But: Wouldn’t it be great if the blind could analyze charts? In fact, many researchers and […]

6 Best YouTube Videos to Learn More About Data Sonification

If you’re reading this article, the chances are that you’re interested in transforming tons of data into sound, right? Sonification, the art of representing data as non-speech sound, is getting more popular among scientists and people who want to understand alternative options to storing data. In fact, any data with a structure (pattern) can work […]

MIDI Time for Sonification of Data

Reveal News created a python package known as MIDITime. It can be used for time series data. Unfortunately, the tool isn’t user-friendly, so it can be hard to understand how it work at first blush. If your data points are distant from one another in clock-time, there’s a possibility to account that it can be […]

Musicalgorithms for Sonification

If you’re looking for a tool to convert data into non-speech sound, pay attention to MusicAlgorithms. Being available online for over a decade, the MusicAlgorithm website has proved its usability. Its creator, Jonathan Middleton, has put much effort into making this site is easy to use. Moreover, you can follow a step-by-step guide to understand […]

What is Sonification?

What if you could convert fractal shapes into music? In fact, you can! And the solution is sonification. According to the Oxford Dictionary, “Sonification is the use of non-speech sound to convey quantifiable information or represent data, typically as the output from an electronic device; the conversion of data into sound for this purpose.” In […]