The accuracy of diver sound localization by pointing

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The accuracy of diver sound localization by pointing

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dc.contributor.author Feinstein, SH en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2006-08-24T02:54:34Z
dc.date.available 2006-08-24T02:54:34Z
dc.date.issued 1975 en_US
dc.identifier.other Undersea Biomed Res en_US
dc.identifier.uri PMID: 15622737 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://archive.rubicon-foundation.org/2429
dc.description Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society, Inc. (http://www.uhms.org ) en_US
dc.description.abstract The accuracy of human sound localization in 360 degrees of azimuth was determined underwater in a free field. The location indicator was a pointer in the median plane. Accuracy of the response was defined as the mean deviation (MD) from the objective location of a sound source. Maximum accuracy obtained using the present procedure with visual cues was approximately 6 degrees, while maximum accuracy with auditory cues was approximately 11 degrees. Training with visual feedback resulted in a reduction in errors due to the pointing procedure employed, but did not affect localization accuracy. The decrement in accuracy of auditory localization found in the water environment should have no noticeable effect on the ability of divers to find a sound source in the environment. en_US
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dc.language.iso en_US
dc.rights Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society, Inc. (http://www.uhms.org ) en_US
dc.source.uri null en_US
dc.subject human en_US
dc.subject sound localization en_US
dc.subject.mesh Evaluation Studies Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't MeSH Terms: Adult Calibration Diving/physiology* Equipment Design Humans Sound Localization/physiology* en_US
dc.title The accuracy of diver sound localization by pointing en_US

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    The Undersea Baromedical Research journal was published by the Undersea Medical Society, Inc. (now the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society) quarterly from 1974 to 1992 when the name changed to the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine Journal.

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