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    Acoustic Rendering as Support for Sustained Attention during Biomedical Procedures

    International Conference on Auditory Display

    University of Glasgow, UK. 1st - 4th November 1998


    E. Jovanov, D. Starcevic, K. Wegner, D. Karron & V. Radivojevic


    Biomedical procedures of long duration cause mental fatigue and attention deficit. We investigated using sound as a means to support sustained attention during prolonged procedures and analysis. In this paper we present tactical audio as support for precise manual positioning of a surgical instrument, and introduce acoustic rendering as an additional information channel and/or warning signal in EEG analysis.


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