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Journal of Medical Imaging • Open Access

Review of prospects and challenges of eye tracking in volumetric imaging
Author(s): Antje C. Venjakob; Claudia R. Mello-Thoms

Paper Abstract

While eye tracking research in conventional radiography has flourished over the past decades, the number of eye tracking studies that looked at multislice images lags behind. A possible reason for the lack of studies in this area might be that the eye tracking methodology used in the context of conventional radiography cannot be applied one-on-one to volumetric imaging material. Challenges associated with eye tracking in volumetric imaging are particularly associated with the selection of stimulus material, the detection of events in the eye tracking data, the calculation of meaningful eye tracking parameters, and the reporting of abnormalities. However, all of these challenges can be addressed in the design of the experiment. If this is done, eye tracking studies using volumetric imaging material offer almost unlimited opportunity for perception research and are highly relevant as the number of volumetric images that are acquired and interpreted is rising.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 September 2015
PDF: 7 pages
J. Med. Img. 3(1) 011002 doi: 10.1117/1.JMI.3.1.011002
Published in: Journal of Medical Imaging Volume 3, Issue 1
Show Author Affiliations
Antje C. Venjakob, Technische Univ. Berlin (Germany)
Claudia R. Mello-Thoms, The Univ. of Sydney (Australia)
Univ. of Pittsburgh (United States)


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