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Using a semiotic approach to the practice of sound design

Murray, L.ORCID: 0000-0002-2366-7460 (2021) Using a semiotic approach to the practice of sound design. In: Filimowicz, M., (ed.) Doing Research in Sound Design (1st edition). Focal Press, London, pp. 94-106.

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Sound design research methods can vary considerably depending on the nature of the field of practice. A semiotic method provides a valuable approach to sound design in that it accounts for the individual differences in interpretation of sound stimuli, and is one which can be applied to a range of sound usages such as film and television, interactive, auditory display and product sound design. At its heart is a fundamental belief that there are building blocks of thought and perception which shape our ability to make meaning from any sign, including sounds.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Murdoch Affiliation(s): Social Sciences and Arts
Publisher: Focal Press
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