Spatial Sound Enhancing Virtual Story Telling

  • David Murphy
  • Ian Pitt
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2197)


Spatial sound information/cues may enhance the sense of immersiveness in virtual story telling. However, their role within complex, loosely-structured narratives is little understood. This paper describes a virtual heritage project that aims to convey a factual story using interactive virtual environments. Sound was added to the existing project in an effort to enhance the virtual experience. The use of sound is assessed through a user-study in order to assess its effectiveness and suggest methods of improvement.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • David Murphy
    • 1
  • Ian Pitt
    • 1
  1. 1.Computer Science DepartmentUniversity CollegeCorkIreland

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