AERFAI Winter School on Eye-Tracking Methodology

AERFAI Winter School on Eye-Tracking Methodology
(WSETM 2009)

Computer Vision Centre
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain. November 24-27, 2009


We are pleased to announce that the Winter School on Eye-Tracking
Methodology (WSETM’2009) will be held at the Computer Vision Centre (CVC),
Barcelona, Spain during November 24-27, 2009.

WSETM’2009 is organized by the Computer Vision Center (CVC), in the
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB). AERFAI members will be able to
apply for financial support for attending the School. In addition,
SensoMotoric Instruments (SMI) will also offer a limited number of
stipends to help participants cover their travel expenses.

This educational activity will be the first major course on -tracking
in Spain. The course is devoted to provide the students with both
theoretical background and a strong hands-on experience. In this sense
the students will enjoy direct access to different eye-tracker hardware
and software systems.

By the end of the school the participants will have a thorough
background on eye-tracking methodology and will be able to use
eye-tracking in their own research. The programme is structured to
appeal to researchers and industry participants alike regardless of
their specific topic of research or application.

The preliminary programme of the school is available online at:

Highly esteemed academics in the field are invited to deliver the
lectures on the state-of-the-art of eye-tracking methodology. The
curriculum is planned to correspond to the real-life workflow of
eye-tracking based research and will cover the following topics:

1. Eye movements and visual attention.
2. Setting up and testing a hypothesis.
3. Experimental design (stimuli preparation).
4. Recording data for different applications.
5. Data analysis.
6. Applications for computer vision.

Enrolment deadline: November 1st, 2009
Registration fees: 400Eu per student. (optional +35Eu Banquet Dinner
tickets). Discounts are available for AERFAI members.

For further information please visit the WSETM2009 Home Page: