Usability Testing Via Eye Movement Analysis
Diagnostic Eye Tracking
Sample publication:
Duchowski, A. T., Eye Tracking Methodology: Theory & Practice

See also:
CHI 2008 course

Development and pedagogy of tools/techniques for recording and analysis of eye movements for usability evaluation of various media (e.g., images, video, user interfaces, web pages).

Eye-Typing with EyeWrite
Interactive Eye Tracking
Sample publication:
Wobbrock, J. O. et al., Longitudinal Evaluation of Discrete Consecutive Gaze Gestures for Text Entry, in Eye Tracking Research & Applications (ETRA), March 26-28, 2008, Savannah, GA, ACM.

Video: mp4 Talk: pdf

See also:
EdgeWrite Text Entry

A gestural means of writing with the eyes: eye-typing, adapting and extending the EdgeWrite design for text input to the vagaries of eye tracking.

Gaze-Contingent Displays
Interactive Eye Tracking/Graphics
Sample publications:
Duchowski, A. T. et al., On Spatiochromatic Visual Sensitivity and Peripheral Color LOD Management, Transactions on Applied Perception, 2008 (in press).

Duchowski, A. T. and Coltekin, A., Foveated Gaze-Contingent Displays for Peripheral LOD Management, 3D Visualization, and Stereo Imaging, Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications, and Applications, 3(4), December 2007.

Ashmore, M., Duchowski, A. T., Shoemaker, G., Efficient Eye Pointing with a Fisheye Lens, in Proceedings GI '05, May 9-11, 2005, Victoria, BC, Canada, Canadian Human-Computer Communications Society (CHCCS)/ACM.

Video: mp4

Interactive manipulation of a graphical display matching characteristics of the human visual system at the real-time point of gaze.

Teaching Algorithms with Graphics
Graphics Education
Sample publication:
Duchowski, A. T., and Davis, T. A., Teaching Algorithms and Data Structures through Graphics, in EuroGraphics Education Papers Program, September 3-7, 2007, Prague, Czech Republic, EuroGraphics.

See also:
CPSC 212 Algorithms / Data Structures (Fall 2006)

Using computer graphics in problem-based learning.

Simulating a Virtual Borescope
Sample publications:
Vembar, D., et al., Improving Simulated Borescope Inspection with Constrained Camera Motion and Haptic Feedback, in Proc. Graphics Interface (GI' 09), May 25-27, 2009, Kelowna, BC, Canada, CHCCS/ACM.

Vembar, D. et al., A Haptic Virtual Borescope for Visual Engine Inspection Training, in IEEE Symposium on 3D User Interfaces (3DUI), March 8-9, 2008, Reno, NV, IEEE.

Video: mp4

Design and development of physical device interaction via graphical display and haptic force feedback.

Wearable Eye Tracking
Computer Vision
Sample publication:
Ryan, W. J. et al., Limbus/Pupil Switching for Wearable Eye Tracking Under Variable Lighting Conditions, in Eye Tracking Research & Applications (ETRA) (Late Breaking Results), March 26-28, 2008, Savannah, GA, ACM.

Computer vision techniques for eye detection, point-of-gaze (POG) calibration, and tracking.

Elliptical Iris Segmentation
Sample Publication:
Ryan, W. J. et al., Adapting Starburst for Elliptical Iris Segmentation, in Biometrics: Theory, Applications, and Systems, September 29-October 1, 2008, Washington, DC, IEEE.

Fitting an ellipse to the pupillary and limbic boundaries for subsequent iris recognition and eye tracking approaches.