Biological Cybernetics

, Volume 60, Issue 2, pp 111–119 | Cite as

New methods for removing saccades in analysis of smooth pursuit eye movement

  • Y. Ebisawa
  • H. Minamitani
  • Y. Mori
  • M. Takase


New computation methods for removing saccades in analysis of smooth pursuit eye movement characteristics were developed. They have removed saccades more completely than previous methods, and were very effective especially for noisy data recorded by the EOG method. The fully developed method was applicable to eye movement data in tracking of pseudo-random target movement as well as deterministic target movement. Furthermore, the methods were also useful for extracting the number and magnitudes of saccades more precisely.


Computation Method Previous Method Movement Data Noisy Data Movement Characteristic 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Y. Ebisawa
    • 1
  • H. Minamitani
    • 1
  • Y. Mori
    • 1
  • M. Takase
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Science and TechnologyKeio UniversityYokohamaJapan
  2. 2.Department of Psychiatry, School of MedicineKeio UniversityTokyoJapan

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