Päivi Majaranta

Päivi Majaranta is a researcher at the University of Tampere, where she also received her PhD in Interactive Technology in 2009. She has worked on several research projects related to eye tracking. She is especially interested in the application of eye tracking in gaze-controlled and gaze-aware interfaces.


Eye-Gaze and Facial Expressions as Feedback Signals in Educational Interactions
Kristiina Jokinen, Päivi Majaranta. © 2013. 21 pages.
In this chapter, the authors explore possibilities to use novel face and gaze tracking technology in educational applications, especially in interactive teaching agents for...
Gaze Interaction and Applications of Eye Tracking: Advances in Assistive Technologies
Päivi Majaranta, Hirotaka Aoki, Mick Donegan, Dan Witzner Hansen, John Paulin Hansen, Aulikki Hyrskykari, Kari-Jouko Räihä. © 2012. 382 pages.
Recent advances in eye tracking technology will allow for a proliferation of new applications. Improvements in interactive methods using eye movement and gaze control could...
Introduction to Gaze Interaction
Päivi Majaranta, Mick Donegan. © 2012. 9 pages.
Gaze interaction, as understood in this book, provides a means to exploit information from eye gaze behaviour during human-technology interaction. Gaze can either be used as an...
Basics of Camera-Based Gaze Tracking
Dan Witzner Hansen, Päivi Majaranta. © 2012. 6 pages.
Most of the studies presented in this book use camera-based gaze trackers, used to monitor where the user is looking on screen or in the 3D environment. While a gaze tracker may...
Communication and Text Entry by Gaze
Päivi Majaranta. © 2012. 15 pages.
There are several ways to write by gaze. In a typical setup, gaze direction is used to point and dwell-select letters on an on-screen keyboard. Alternatively, if the person...
Conclusion and a Look to the Future
Mick Donegan, Päivi Majaranta, John Paulin Hansen, Aulikki Hyrskykari, Hirotaka Aoki, Dan Witzner Hansen, Kari-Jouko Räihä. © 2012. 12 pages.
Gaze-controlled computers had already been utilized successfully for well over two decades before the COGAIN project started. However, those actually benefitting from the...