0

Full Content is available to subscribers

Subscribe/Learn More  >

Eye Gaze Experiment Into the Recognition of Intended Affordances

[+] Author Affiliations
Leonardo Burlamaqui, Andy Dong

University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia

Paper No. DETC2017-67207, pp. V007T06A026; 8 pages
doi:10.1115/DETC2017-67207
From:
  • ASME 2017 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference
  • Volume 7: 29th International Conference on Design Theory and Methodology
  • Cleveland, Ohio, USA, August 6–9, 2017
  • Conference Sponsors: Design Engineering Division, Computers and Information in Engineering Division
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-5821-9
  • Copyright © 2017 by ASME

abstract

An eye-tracking experiment aimed at testing the claim that individuals understand how to use artifacts through the visual perception of their intended affordances was conducted. Sixty-one participants were asked to state the manner in which they would interact with an artifact after looking at their screen-based images for ten seconds with their gaze captured. The participants’ responses to perceived affordance were compared to their gaze data. Although individuals identified plausible affordances, a binary logistic regression analysis was inconclusive as to which eye-tracking variable is likely to entail a successful identification of the intended affordance. That said, there was a strong relationship between perception of the intended affordance and mention of either the artifact’s function or semantic category. The results suggest that affordances may not have a significant impact in the usability of products and interfaces. Extrapolating from the findings, we postulate that analogical priming may be a better explanation for the way individuals understand what to do with the artifact.

Copyright © 2017 by ASME

Figures

Tables

Interactive Graphics

Video

Country-Specific Mortality and Growth Failure in Infancy and Yound Children and Association With Material Stature

Use interactive graphics and maps to view and sort country-specific infant and early dhildhood mortality and growth failure data and their association with maternal

NOTE:
Citing articles are presented as examples only. In non-demo SCM6 implementation, integration with CrossRef’s "Cited By" API will populate this tab (http://www.crossref.org/citedby.html).

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related eBook Content

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In