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dc.contributor.authorVickers, Stephenen
dc.contributor.authorIstance, Howellen
dc.contributor.authorHyrskykari, Aulikkien
dc.date.accessioned2013-10-22T16:01:56Z
dc.date.available2013-10-22T16:01:56Z
dc.date.issued2013
dc.identifier.citationVickers, S. Istance, H. and Hyrskykari, A. (2013) Performing Locomotion Tasks in Immersive Computer Games with an Adapted Eye-Tracking Interface. ACM Transactions in Accessible Computing, 5 (1), Art 2, pp 2:1-2:33en
dc.identifier.issn1936-7228
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2086/9216
dc.description.abstractYoung people with severe physical disabilities may benefit greatly from participating in immersive computer games. In-game tasks can be fun, engaging, educational, and socially interactive. But for those who are unable to use traditional methods of computer input such as a mouse and keyboard, there is a barrier to interaction that they must first overcome. Eye-gaze interaction is one method of input that can potentially achieve the levels of interaction required for these games. How we use eye-gaze or the gaze interaction technique depends upon the task being performed, the individual performing it, and the equipment available. To fully realize the impact of participation in these environments, techniques need to be adapted to the person’s abilities. We describe an approach to designing and adapting a gaze interaction technique to support locomotion, a task central to immersive game playing. This is evaluated by a group of young people with cerebral palsy and muscular dystrophy. The results show that by adapting the interaction technique, participants are able to significantly improve their in-game character control.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherACMen
dc.subjectAccessible computingen
dc.subjectgame accessibilityen
dc.subjectdisabilityen
dc.subjectAACen
dc.subjecteye-gazeen
dc.subjecteye-trackingen
dc.subjectadaptive interfaceen
dc.titlePerforming Locomotion Tasks in Immersive Computer Games with an Adapted Eye-Tracking Interfaceen
dc.typeArticleen
dc.identifier.doihttp://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2514856
dc.researchgroupCentre for Computational Intelligenceen
dc.funderNAen
dc.projectidNAen


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