Determining the difference in eyegaze measurements in individuals with Age related Macular Degeneration

Determining the difference in eyegaze measurements in individuals with Age related Macular Degeneration
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Determining the difference in eyegaze measurements in individuals with Age related Macular Degeneration
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2016 IEEE 38th Annual International Conference of the Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)
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Publication Date:
16 August 2016
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H. Liu et al., "Determining the difference in eyegaze measurements in individuals with Age related Macular Degeneration," 2016 38th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), Orlando, FL, 2016, pp. 1348-1351. doi: 10.1109/EMBC.2016.7590957
Abstract:
Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is one of the leading causes of blindness in the elderly. Visual loss associated with AMD often results in a central scotoma which is an alteration in the central vision, leading to distortion or loss of vision. Current methods of detecting AMD are typically manual, require holding fixation and an external response trigger. In this paper, we propose the use of eyegaze tracking to detect for the presence of AMD, using a simple set of test patterns. Experimental results show that the derived eyegaze measurements can help to identify individuals with AMD from healthy individuals. This could lead to the detection of AMD using eye tracking data, and could result in a potential system device for screening.
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1558-4615
ISBN:
978-1-4577-0219-8
978-1-4577-0220-4
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