Review of the Use of Electroencephalography as an Evaluation Method for Human-Computer Interaction

Jérémy Frey, Christian Mühl, Fabien Lotte, Martin Hachet

Abstract

Evaluating human-computer interaction is essential as a broadening population uses machines, sometimes in sensitive contexts. However, traditional evaluation methods may fail to combine real-time measures, an ``objective'' approach and data contextualization. In this review we look at how adding neuroimaging techniques can respond to such needs. We focus on electroencephalography (EEG), as it could be handled effectively during a dedicated evaluation phase. We identify workload, attention, vigilance, fatigue, error recognition, emotions, engagement, flow and immersion as being recognizable by EEG. We find that workload, attention and emotions assessments would benefit the most from EEG. Moreover, we advocate to study further error recognition through neuroimaging to enhance usability and increase user experience.

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Frey J., Mühl C., Lotte F. and Hachet M. (2014). Review of the Use of Electroencephalography as an Evaluation Method for Human-Computer Interaction . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Physiological Computing Systems - Volume 1: PhyCS, ISBN 978-989-758-006-2, pages 214-223. DOI: 10.5220/0004708102140223


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@conference{phycs14,
author={Jérémy Frey and Christian Mühl and Fabien Lotte and Martin Hachet},
title={Review of the Use of Electroencephalography as an Evaluation Method for Human-Computer Interaction},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Physiological Computing Systems - Volume 1: PhyCS,},
year={2014},
pages={214-223},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004708102140223},
isbn={978-989-758-006-2},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Physiological Computing Systems - Volume 1: PhyCS,
TI - Review of the Use of Electroencephalography as an Evaluation Method for Human-Computer Interaction
SN - 978-989-758-006-2
AU - Frey J.
AU - Mühl C.
AU - Lotte F.
AU - Hachet M.
PY - 2014
SP - 214
EP - 223
DO - 10.5220/0004708102140223