Microinteractions of Forms in Web Based Systems Usability and Eye Tracking Metrics Analysis

  • Julia FalkowskaEmail author
  • Barbara Kilijańska
  • Janusz Sobecki
  • Katarzyna Zerka
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 781)


Microinteraction is a small function dedicated to a single task. Four elements can be specified in its structure: a trigger, rules, feedback loops, and modes. Triggers and feedback give visual hint to the user, thus the interaction might be investigated in eye tracking studies. We were aiming to investigate the usefulness of microinteraction model in eye tracking user experience studies and propose metrics that are able to capture the effect. The second goal was to validate influence of different triggers and instant feedback on the usability of web-based data-entry forms. Reported experiment results show shorter time (p < .05) needed to complete the form while placeholders are being used as triggers and visual in-line feedback applied. We proposed also eye tracking metrics useful in further studies on microinteractions.


Usability User experience Microinteractions Eye tracking 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Julia Falkowska
    • 1
    Email author
  • Barbara Kilijańska
    • 2
  • Janusz Sobecki
    • 1
  • Katarzyna Zerka
    • 3
  1. 1.Wroclaw University of Science and TechnologyWrocławPoland
  2. 2.University of WroclawWrocławPoland
  3. 3.Polish Academy of ScienceWarsawPoland

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