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Knowledge-Based Patterns of Remembering: Eye Movement Scanpaths Reflect Domain Experience

Underwood, Geoffrey and Humphrey, Katherine and Foulsham, Tom (2008) Knowledge-Based Patterns of Remembering: Eye Movement Scanpaths Reflect Domain Experience. In: 4th Symposium of the Workgroup Human-Computer Interaction and Usability Engineering of the Austrian Computer Society, USAB 2008, 2008-11-20 - 2008-11-21, Graz, Austria.

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Abstract

How does knowledge of a domain influence the way in which we inspect artefacts from within that domain? Eye fixation scanpaths were recorded as trained individuals looked at images from within their own domain or from another domain. Sequences of fixations indicated differences in the inspection patterns of the two groups, with knowledge reflected in lower reliance of lowlevel visual features. Scanpaths were observed during first and second viewings of pictures and found to be reliably similar, and this relationship held in a second experiment when the second viewing was performed one week later. Eye fixation scanpaths indicate the viewer?s knowledge of the domain of study.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Eye movements; scanpaths; knowledge-based processing; saliency.
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: Faculty of Science and Health
Faculty of Science and Health > Psychology, Department of
SWORD Depositor: Elements
Depositing User: Elements
Date Deposited: 19 Jul 2012 12:51
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2022 20:59
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/3226

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