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earcon

(ˈɪərˌkɒn)
n
(Communications & Information) a short, organized sound sequence that stands for an object or an incident
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Auditory Earcon icon (pitch, Auditory (pitch, Objects and pan, icon pan, actions Voice repeat) (pitch) repeat) Player jump X Player land Numbers X Player walk X Floating platform Sound bite X Solid platform Sound bite X End-of-platform X warning Pit X Bees X Dogs X
Earcons and icons: Their structure and common design principles.
Earcons were represented by the sound of a click, when the player succeeded in identifying the position of a target, and by a bell ringing that announced the end of the game.
They placed Earcons (nonverbal audio message which uses an abstract mapping to provide information to the user) at specific positions of landmarks of this park.
Ankolekar, Sandholm, & Yu, 2013) analyzed the performance and emotional engagement of different types of audio-based clues for directing users' attention like the Earcons mentioned above.
However, messages such as You have new mail or Someone is trying to call you could be presented aurally, often with special sounds called earcons (the audio equivalent of GUI icons).
1998) or the design of discrete auditory icons, or earcons (Gaver, 1997), which are not necessarily always appropriate for monitoring.
A major advantage of sonification over discrete displays such as auditory icons, earcons, and alarms (Gaver, 1997) is that it can provide background information about changed states without a major disruption of attentional focus.