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Gaze-typing for Everyday Use: Keyboard Usability Observations and a "Tolerant" Keyboard Prototype

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dc.contributor Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.contributor Aalto University en
dc.contributor.advisor Ivarsson, Malin
dc.contributor.author Yu, Jiayao
dc.date.accessioned 2018-12-14T16:00:57Z
dc.date.available 2018-12-14T16:00:57Z
dc.date.issued 2018-12-10
dc.identifier.uri https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/handle/123456789/35452
dc.description.abstract Gaze-typing opens up a new input channel, but its keyboard designs are not ready for everyday use. To investigate gaze-typing keyboards for such use that are easy to learn, fast to type, and robust to use differences, I analyzed the usability of three widely used gaze-typing keyboards by a user study with typing performance measurements, synthesized the design space of everyday used gaze-typing keyboards under the topics of typing schemes and keyboard letter layouts, feedback, ease of text editing, and system design. In particular, I found gaze-typing keyboards need “tolerant” designs that allow implicit gaze control and balance between input ambiguity and typing efficiency. Therefore, I prototyped a gaze-typing keyboard using a shape-writing scheme meant for everyday typing by gaze gestures, with the adaption on segmenting the gaze locus when writing a word from continuous gaze data stream. The system affords real-time shape-writing at the speed of 11.70 WPM and error rate of 0.14 evaluated with an experienced user and supports to type 20000+ words from the lexicon. en
dc.format.extent 10+3
dc.language.iso en en
dc.title Gaze-typing for Everyday Use: Keyboard Usability Observations and a "Tolerant" Keyboard Prototype en
dc.type G2 Pro gradu, diplomityö fi
dc.contributor.school Perustieteiden korkeakoulu fi
dc.subject.keyword keyboard en
dc.subject.keyword text entry en
dc.subject.keyword eye tracking en
dc.subject.keyword shape writing en
dc.subject.keyword typing performance en
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:aalto-201812146467
dc.programme.major Human-Computer Interaction and Design fi
dc.programme.mcode SCI3020 fi
dc.type.ontasot Master's thesis en
dc.type.ontasot Diplomityö fi
dc.contributor.supervisor Oulasvirta, Antti
dc.programme Master's Programme in ICT Innovation fi
local.aalto.electroniconly yes
local.aalto.openaccess no


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