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Investigating gaze-controlled input in a cognitive selection test

Gayraud, Katja and Hasse, Catrin and Eißfeldt, Hinnerk and Pannasch, Sebastian (2017) Investigating gaze-controlled input in a cognitive selection test. 19th European Conference on Eye Movements (ECEM2017), 20. -24. August 2017, Wuppertal, Germany.

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Abstract

In the field of aviation, there is a growing interest in developing more natural forms of interaction between operators and systems to enhance safety and efficiency. These efforts also include eye gaze as an input channel for human-machine interaction. The present study investigates the application of gaze-controlled input in a cognitive selection test called Eye Movement Conflict Detection Test. The test enables eye movements to be studied as an indicator for psychological test performance and uses eye gaze as an input modality. Participants have to detect potential conflicts between aircraft and mark them using gaze input. In order to differentiate between eye movements related to the conflict detection task and fixations as commands (Midas touch problem), conflicts are first selected (pre-activated) and then marked (activated). Pre-activation is indicated by a color change from the border to the middle within the respective field. Unintended pre-activation can be interrupted by a saccade to another location. Different dwell times have been tested for pre-activation and activation in order to find an appropriate configuration for the participants. First results from pilot and air traffic controller applicants will be presented. The potential contribution of eye movements in the selection of aviation staff will be discussed.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/117689/
Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Title:Investigating gaze-controlled input in a cognitive selection test
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthors ORCID iD
Gayraud, KatjaKatja.Gayraud (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Hasse, Catrincatrin.hasse (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Eißfeldt, HinnerkHinnerk.Eissfeldt (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-5794-4470
Pannasch, SebastianSebastian.Pannasch (at) tu-dresden.deUNSPECIFIED
Date:August 2017
Refereed publication:No
Open Access:Yes
Gold Open Access:No
In SCOPUS:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Page Range:p. 232
Status:Published
Keywords:human-machine interaction, eye tracking, gaze input, cognitive selection test, aviation
Event Title:19th European Conference on Eye Movements (ECEM2017)
Event Location:Wuppertal, Germany
Event Type:international Conference
Event Dates:20. -24. August 2017
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Aeronautics
HGF - Program Themes:air traffic management and operations
DLR - Research area:Aeronautics
DLR - Program:L AO - Air Traffic Management and Operation
DLR - Research theme (Project):L - Human factors and safety in Aeronautics
Location: Hamburg
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Aerospace Medicine > Aviation and Space Psychology
Deposited By: Gayraud, Katja
Deposited On:20 Dec 2017 11:51
Last Modified:31 Jul 2019 20:15

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