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Methods for comparing scanpaths and saliency maps: strengths and weaknesses

Olivier Le Meur 1 Thierry Baccino 2
1 TEMICS - Digital image processing, modeling and communication
IRISA - Institut de Recherche en Informatique et Systèmes Aléatoires, Inria Rennes – Bretagne Atlantique
Abstract : In this article, we are interested in the computational modeling of visual attention. We report methods commonly used to assess the performance of these kinds of models. We survey the strengths and weaknesses of common assessment methods based on diachronic eye-tracking data. We then illustrate the use of some methods to benchmark computational models of visual attention.
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Olivier Le Meur, Thierry Baccino. Methods for comparing scanpaths and saliency maps: strengths and weaknesses. Behavior Research Methods, Psychonomic Society, Inc, 2012, pp.1-16. ⟨10.3758/s13428-012-0226-9⟩. ⟨hal-00757615⟩

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