ETRA 2024

ETRA 2024, Glasgow, United Kingdom.


Steering Committee


Bonita Sharif
University of Nebraska - Lincoln, USA


Pernilla Qvarfordt

Andrew Duchowski
Clemson University, USA

Krzysztof Krejtz
SWPS University, Poland

Enkelejda Kasneci
Technical University Munich, Germany



Best Paper

A Unified Look at Cultural Heritage: Comparison of Aggregated Scanpaths over Architectural Artifacts
Krzysztof Krejtz, Patryk Szczeciński, Aneta Pawłowska, Daria Rutkowska-Siuda, Katarzyna Wisiecka, Piotr Milczarski, Artur Hłobaż, Andrew T. Duchowski, Izabela Krejtz

Honorable Mention for Full Paper

Classification of Alzheimer's Using Deep-Learning Methods on Webcam-Based Gaze Data
Anuj Harisinghani, Harshinee Sriram, Cristina Conati, Giuseppe Carenini, Thalia Field, Hyeju Jang, Gabriel Murray

Best Short Paper

Bridging the Gap: Gaze Events as Interpretable Concepts to Explain Deep Neural Sequence Models
Daniel Krakowczyk, Paul Prasse, David Reich, Sebastian Lapuschkin, Tobias Scheffer, Lena Jäger

Honorable Mention for Short Paper

The Salient360! Toolbox: Processing, Visualising and Comparing Gaze Data in 3D
Erwan David, Jesús Gutiérrez, Melissa Le-Hoa Vo, Antoine Coutrot, Matthieu Perreira da Silva, Patrick Le Callet

Best Late Breaking Work

The Tiny Eye Movement Transformer
Wolfgang Fuhl, Anne Herrmann-Werner, Kay Nieselt

Best Poster

Navigating Virtual Worlds: Examining Spatial Navigation Using a Graph Theoretical Analysis of Eye Tracking Data Recorded in Virtual Reality
Jasmin L. Walter, Vincent Schmidt, Sabine U. König, Peter König

COGAIN 2023 Best Paper

GazeCast: Using Mobile Devices to Allow Gaze-based Interaction on Public Displays
Omar Namnakani, Penpicha Sinrattanavong, Yasmeen Abdrabou, Andreas Bulling, Florian Alt, Mohamed Khamis

COGAIN Impact Award

A Fitts' Law Study of Click and Dwell Interaction by Gaze, Head and Mouse with a Head-Mounted Display
John Paulin Hansen, Vijay Rajanna, Scott MacKenzie, Per Bækgaard


Service Awards:

Eye on the World Award – For Extraordinary Service to the ACM Symposium for Eye Tracking Research and Applications

Stephen Spencer

Friend of the Eye Award – In recognition of tremendous support at the 14th Annual ACM Symposium on Eye Tracking Research and Applications

Ashley Cozzi
Kelsey Dommer
Patrick Gateley
Grace Gungadee
Chelsey Hudson
Brittany Richey
Jenny Skytta

Beyond Scope Awards - In recognition of duties beyond expectations

Sarah Fakhoury
Ludwig Sidenmark
Shreshth Saxena
Vijay Rajanna

Best Paper

Pupillary Light Reflex Correction for Robust Pupillometry in Virtual Reality
Marie Eckert, Thomas Robotham, Emanuel A. P. Habets, Olli S. Rummukainen

Best Short Paper

A Holographic Single-Pixel Stereo Camera Eye-Tracking Sensor For Calibration-Free Eye-Tracking in Retinal Projection Augmented Reality Glasses
Johannes Meyer, Tobias Wilm, Reinhold Fiess, Thomas Schlebusch, Wilhelm Stork, Enkelejda Kasneci

Best Student Short Paper

Real-time Head-Based Deep-Learning Model for Gaze Probability Regions in Collaborative VR
Riccardo Bovo, Daniele Giunchi, Ludwig Sidenmark, Hans Gellersen, Enrico Costanza, Thomas Heinis

Best Technical Abstract

An Eye Opener on the Use of Machine Learning in Eye Movement Based Authentication
Siyuan Peng and Naser Al Madi

Best Paper at COGAIN

Attention of Many Observers Visualized by Eye Movements
Teresa Hirzle, Marian Sauter, Tobias Wagner, Susanne Hummel, Enrico Rukzio, Anke Huckauf

Best Doctoral Symposium Presentation

Introducing a Real-Time Advanced Eye Movements Analysis Pipeline
Gavindya Jayawardena


Best Paper Award - Full Paper

HGaze Typing: Head-Gesture Assisted Gaze Typing
Wenxin Feng, Jiangnan Zou, Andrew Kurauchi, Carlos H. Morimoto, Margrit Betke

Best Paper Award - Short Paper

OpenNEEDS: A Dataset of Gaze, Head, Hand, and Scene Signals During Exploration in Open-Ended VR Environments
Kara J Emery, Marina Zannoli, James Warren, Lei Xiao, Sachin S Talathi

Honorable Mention Award - Short Paper

EyeLogin - Calibration-free Authentication Method For Public Displays Using Eye Gaze
Omair Shahzad Bhatti, Michael Barz, Daniel Sonntag


Best Paper Awards - Full Paper

Combining Gaze Estimation and Optical Flow for Pursuits Interaction
Mihai Bace, Vincent Becker, Chenyang Wang, and Andreas Bulling
A MinHash approach for fast scanpath classification
David Geisler, Nora Castner, Gjergji Kasneci, and Enkelejda Kasneci

Honorable Mention Award - Full Paper

BimodalGaze: Seamlessly Refined Pointing with Gaze and Filtered Gestural Head Movement
Ludwig Sidenmark, Diako Mardanbegi, Argenis Ramirez Gomez, Christopher Clarke, and Hans Gellerse

Best Paper Award - Short Paper

Sweet Pursuit: User Acceptance and Performance of a Smooth Pursuit controlled Candy Dispensing Machine in a Public Setting
Sarah-Christin Freytag

Honorable Mention Award - Short Paper

Benefits of temporal information for appearance-based gaze estimation
Cristina Palmero Cantariño, Oleg Komogortsev, Sachin S Talathi


Best Video Award

PrivacEye: Privacy-Preserving Head-Mounted Eye Tracking Using Egocentric Scene Image and Eye Movement Features
Julian Steil, Marion Koelle, Wilko Heuten, Susanne Boll, Andreas Bulling

Best Paper Award

Privacy-Aware Eye Tracking Using Differential Privacy
Julian Steil, Inken Hagestedt, Michael Xuelin Huang, Andreas Bulling

Full list of awards from 2019 coming soon.


Best Paper

Error-Aware Gaze-Based Interfaces for Robust Mobile Gaze Interaction
Michael Barz, Florian Daiber, Daniel Sonntag, and Andreas Bulling

Paper of Note (i.e. second-place Best Paper)

Circular Orbits Detection for Gaze Interaction Using 2D Correlation and Profile Matching Algorithms
Eduardo Velloso, Flavio Luiz Coutinho, Andrew Kurauchi, and Carlos H. Morimoto

Best Note

CBF:Circular binary features for robust and real-time pupil center detection
Wolfgang Fuhl, David Geisler, Thiago Santini, Tobias Appel, Wolfgang Rosenstiel, and Enkelejda Kasneci

Best Early Investigator Paper

Cross-subject workload classification using pupil-related measures
Tobias Appel, Christian Scharinger, Peter Gerjets, and Enkelejda Kasneci

Best Presentation

Learning to Find Eye Region Landmarks for Remote Gaze Estimation in Unconstrained Settings
Seonwook Park, Xucong Zhang, Andreas Bulling, and Otmar Hilliges

Best Poster

Useful Approaches to Exploratory Analysis of Gaze Data: Enhanced Heatmaps, Cluster Maps, and Transition Maps
Poika Isokoski, Jari Kangas, Päivi Majaranta

Best Demo

iTrace: Eye Tracking Infrastructure for Development Environments
Drew T. Guarnera, Corey A. Bryant, Ashwin Mishra, Jonathan Maletic, and Bonita Sharif

Best Video

Enhanced Representation of Web Pages for Usability Analysis with Eye Tracking
Raphael Menges, Hanadi Tamimi, Chandan Kumar, Tina Walber, Christoph Schaefer, and Steffen Staab

Best Doctoral Symposium Paper

Virtual Reality as a Proxy for Real-Life Social Attention?
Marius Rubo and Matthias Gamer

Area Chair Above and Beyond

Oleg Špakov

Reviewer Above and Beyond

Tanja Blascheck


Best Paper

Fusing Eye Movements and Observer Narratives for Expert-Driven Image-Region Annotations
Preethi Vaidyanathan, Jeff B. Pelz, Emily Prud’hommeaux, Cecilia Ovesdotter Alm, Anne R. Haake


Best Papers

Creating a New Dynamic Measure of the Useful Field of View Using Gaze-Contingent Displays
Ryan V. Ringer, Aaron P. Johnson, John G. Gaspar, Mark B. Neider, James Crowell, Arthur F. Kramer, Lester C. Loschky
Towards Accurate and Robust Cross-Ratio based Gaze Trackers Through Learning From Simulation
Jia-Bin Huang, Qin Cai, Zicheng Liu, Narendra Ahuja, Zhengyou Zhang


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