Data-to-Music UES Surveys by the D2M Research Team at TAUCHI
Data-to-Music User Engagement Surveys (UES). Three surveys presented in a single musical context: 1) Melody, 2) Chords, 3) Rhythm. There are three Conditions: a) pure tones, b) tones with timbre, and c) tones with timbre and rhythm. 24 participants per survey (N=72). IRB exemption provided by Eastern Washington University (human subjects protocol HS-5429 on December 1, 2017. Survey statements questionnaire based on User Engagement Survey developed by O'Brien and Toms (2008&2010), with a 5 step Likert scale. Hypothesis: Engagement levels are elevated from data sonifications (for auditory display) with musical characteristics.
Steps to reproduce
The study was designed with two primary tasks: 1) listening tasks (with sonifications designed by D2M) with immediate questions (to give users time to experience the sounds and respond in a user-friendly environment), and 2) responding to questionnaire items represented by 31 survey statements (adopted from the O’Brien and Toms study from 2008).