Gaze Interaction and Applications of Eye Tracking: Advances in Assistive Technologies, 1st Edition

  • Päivi Majaranta
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  • ISBN-10: 1613500998
  • ISBN-13: 9781613500996
  • DDC: 004.01
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 382 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released November 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012

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Recent advances in eye tracking technology will allow for a proliferation of new applications. Improvements in interactive methods using eye movement and gaze control could result in faster and more efficient human computer interfaces, benefitting users with and without disabilities. GAZE INTERACTION AND APPLICATIONS OF EYE TRACKING: ADVANCES IN ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGIES focuses on interactive communication and control tools based on gaze tracking, including eye typing, computer control, and gaming, with special attention to assistive technologies. For researchers and practitioners interested in the applied use of gaze tracking, the book offers instructions for building a basic eye tracker from off-the-shelf components, gives practical hints on building interactive applications, presents smooth and efficient interaction techniques, and summarizes the results of effective research on cutting edge gaze interaction applications.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
1: Introduction.
2: Introduction to Gaze Interaction.
3: Eye Anatomy, Eye Movements and Vision.
4: Basics of Camera-Based Gaze Tracking.
5: User Involvement.
6: Features of Gaze Control Systems.
7: A Model for Gaze Control Assessments and Evaluation.
8: The Impact of Gaze Controlled Technology on Quality of Life.
9: Participatory Design: The Story of Jayne and Other Complex Cases.
10: Gaze Interaction and Interface Design Issues.
11: Communication and Text Entry by Gaze.
12: Computer Control by Gaze.
13: Beyond Communication and Control: Environmental Control and Mobility by Gaze.
14: Attentive and Gaze-Aware Interfaces.
15: Eye Movements and Attention.
16: Brain-Computer Interfaces and Visual Activity.
17: Gaze-Aware Systems and Attentive Applications.
18: Methods and Measures.
19: Methods and Measures: An Introduction.
20: Evaluating Eye Tracking Systems for Computer Input.
21: Gaze Data Analysis: Methods, Tools, Visualisations.
22: Usability Evaluation of Gaze Interaction.
23: A Client-Focused Methodology for Gaze Control Assessment, Implementation and Evaluation.
24: Building an Eye Tracker.
25: Introduction to Eye and Gaze Trackers.
26: Image Analysis.
27: Gaze Estimation.
28: Eye Tracker Hardware Design.
29: Safety Issues and Infrared Light.
30: Discussion and Future Directions for Eye Tracker Development.
31: Future Directions.
32: Conclusion and a Look to the Future.
Additional Reading.
About the Contributors.