The Eye Tracking Methods in User Interfaces Assessment

  • Katarzyna Harezlak
  • Jacek Rzeszutek
  • Pawel Kasprowski
Conference paper
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 39)


Acquiring basic information about the user’s needs, is one of the most important problem which a user interface designer has to face. It influences the selection of the design patterns which match the user’s requirements. Most frequently lots of possible solutions could be found and the appropriate choice has to be done. The results from some previously conducted research regarding human–computer interaction proved that collecting and analysing the eye movement data may be useful in the user interfaces assessment as well. The aim of the preliminary studies presented in this paper was to analyse to what extent the eye tracing methods and eye movement metrics can support the process of user interfaces’ assessment and how this process can be automated.


User Interface Target Area Fixation Duration Average Fixation Duration Back Propagation Learning Algorithm 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Katarzyna Harezlak
    • 1
  • Jacek Rzeszutek
    • 1
  • Pawel Kasprowski
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of InformaticsSilesian University of TechnologyGliwicePoland

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