Friday, January 30, 2009

SWAET 2009 Annouced

The Scandinavian Workshop of Applied Eye-Tracking aims at being a meeting place for graduate students, researchers and others using eye-tracking as a measuring tool. It will be held at the University of Stavanger (May 6- 7th). Keynote speakers at SWAET 2009 are Dr Benjamin Tatler (University of Dundee) and Prof Jukka Hyönä (University of Turku).

Suggested topics for workshop presentations:
  • Reading in various contexts
  • Psycholinguistics
  • Integration of pictures and language
  • Face-to-face interaction and other social contexts
  • Attention (such as top-down/bottom-up factors)
  • Controlling interfaces with eye-tracking
  • Viewer behaviour towards images and video
  • Vehicle and traffic research
  • Human factors; such as air traffic control, ship navigation and pilots
  • Evaluation of user interfaces
  • Cognitive processes such as navigation, planning, problem solving, mental imagery, memory etc.
If you wish to present your research, you have to submit an abstract no later than March 15th 2009. Decisions on acceptance are given on April 1st.

Registration at the conference is € 50 for all delegates except graduate and undergraduate students, who participate free of charge. After April 10th, expect to pay € 80 (students € 30).

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