Analysis of Eye Hand Interaction in Drawing Figure and Letter

For the Development of Handwrite-Training Device
  • Yumiko Muto
  • Takeshi MutoEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9170)


We investigated the eye hand interaction by focusing on the position of fixation, in order to clarify the role of eye in drawing. In the experiment, participants were asked to draw the simple circle and popular Chinese letters under the three different conditions; drawing by using the pen which is out of ink, tracing and drawing. The result showed that three modes of eye-hand behaviour were observed. We suggested that these three modes should be considered to develop the training device to realize more effective handwrite-training.


Handwriting Handwrite training Eye-hand interaction Motor control 



We thank to Mr. Syun Yamasaki (Aoyama Gakuin University), who supported the analysis of handwriting data, and all the participants in our study.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Information Processing, Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Science and EngineeringTokyo Institute of TechnologyKanagawaJapan
  2. 2.Faculty of Information and CommunicationsBunkyo UniversityKanagawaJapan

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