Analyzing the Behavior of Autistic and Normal Developing Children Using Eye Tracking Data

  • Mohamed Basel Almourad
  • Emad Bataineh
  • Joana Stocker
  • Farhi Marir
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 739)


In this paper, we have utilized the eye tracking technology to analyze and compare the gaze pattern of autistic and normal developing children. We have used and combined different stimuli (banana, tomato, football and a child’s face). Within the child’s face we have defined two areas of interest (AOI) namely: face-eyes and face-mouth. Various metrics are used to analyze the difference in behavior between the two groups. The findings provide results to the non-typical ways in which autistic children look at different objects and in particular, the face.


Autism ASD Eye Tracking Computational Approach Information Visualization. Human Expression and Recognition 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mohamed Basel Almourad
    • 1
  • Emad Bataineh
    • 1
  • Joana Stocker
    • 1
  • Farhi Marir
    • 1
  1. 1.College of Technological InnovationZayed UniversityDubaiUAE

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