Processing TV information and eye movements research

  • Géry d'Ydewalle
Interfaces In The Field
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 178)


The purpose of our contribution was to make an inventory of the trade-offs between looking at the moving image and processing the subtitle. Does reading occur? Is there successive scanning from the pictures to the subtitles and from the subtitles back to the pictures? Could both forms of information be processed simultaneously with no loss of understanding of the flow of information in the moving image? What information is captured in peripheral and parafoveal vision, and how is it used in the purposive sequence of eye movements?


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  • Géry d'Ydewalle
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  1. 1.Department of Psychology University of LeuvenLouvainBelgium

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