Conveying Directional Gaze Cues to Support Remote Participation in Hybrid Meetings

Elisabeth M.A.G. van Dijk, Jakob Zwiers, Hendrikus J.A. op den Akker, Olga Anatoliyivna Kulyk, G.H.W. Hondorp, D.H.W. Hofs, Antinus Nijholt

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    We study videoconferencing for meetings with some co-located participants and one remote participant. A standard Skype-like interface for the remote participant is compared to a more immersive 3D interface that conveys gaze directions in a natural way. Experimental results show the 3D interface is promising: all significant differences are in favor of 3D and according to the participants the 3D interface clearly supports selective gaze and selective listening. We found some significant differences in perceived quality of cooperation and organization, and on the opinions about other group members. No significant differences were found for perceived social presence of the remote participants, but we did measure differences in social presence for co-located participants. Measured gaze frequency and duration nor perceived turn-taking behavior did differ significantly.
    Original languageUndefined
    Title of host publicationThird COST 2102 International Training School
    EditorsAnna Esposito, Antonietta M. Esposito, Raffaele Martone, Vincent C. Müller, Gaetano Scarpetta
    Place of PublicationLondon
    Number of pages17
    ISBN (Print)978-3-642-18183-2
    Publication statusPublished - 21 Jan 2011
    EventThird COST 2102 International Training School 2010 - Caserta, Italy
    Duration: 15 Mar 201019 Mar 2010
    Conference number: 3

    Publication series

    NameLecture Notes in Computer Science
    PublisherSpringer Verlag
    ISSN (Print)0302-9743
    ISSN (Electronic)1611-3349


    ConferenceThird COST 2102 International Training School 2010


    • METIS-278699
    • Hybrid meetings
    • IR-75899
    • Remote participation
    • Videoconferencing
    • Turn Taking
    • EWI-19530
    • Selective listening
    • Group process
    • EC Grant Agreement nr.: FP6/0033812
    • EC Grant Agreement nr.: FP7/231287
    • Social presence
    • Selective gaze

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