International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies

Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies pp 458-471 | Cite as

Analysis of Eye Movements with Eyetrace

  • Thomas C. Kübler
  • Katrin Sippel
  • Wolfgang Fuhl
  • Guilherme Schievelbein
  • Johanna Aufreiter
  • Raphael Rosenberg
  • Wolfgang Rosenstiel
  • Enkelejda Kasneci
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 574)

Abstract

In the time of affordable and comfortable video-based eye tracking, the need for analysis software becomes more and more important. We introduce Eyetrace, a new software developed for the analysis of eye-tracking data during static image viewing. The aim of the software is to provide a platform for eye-tracking data analysis which works with different eye trackers, offering thus the possibility to compare results beyond the specific characteristics of the hardware devices. Furthermore, by integrating various state-of-the-art and new developed algorithms for analysis and visualization of eye-tracking data, the influence of different analysis steps and parameter choices on typical eye-tracking measures is totally transparent to the user. Eyetrace integrates several algorithms to identify fixations and saccades, and to cluster them. Well-established algorithms can be used side-by-side with bleeding-edge approaches with a continuous visualization. Eyetrace can be downloaded at http://www.ti.uni-tuebingen.de/Eyetrace.1751.0.html and we encourage its use for exploratory data analysis and education.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas C. Kübler
    • 1
    • 3
  • Katrin Sippel
    • 1
  • Wolfgang Fuhl
    • 1
  • Guilherme Schievelbein
    • 1
  • Johanna Aufreiter
    • 2
  • Raphael Rosenberg
    • 2
  • Wolfgang Rosenstiel
    • 1
  • Enkelejda Kasneci
    • 1
  1. 1.Computer Engineering DepartmentUniversity of TübingenTübingenGermany
  2. 2.Department of Art HistoryUniversity of ViennaViennaAustria
  3. 3.Study Course Ophthalmic Optics/AudiologyUniversity of Applied Sciences AalenAalenGermany

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