Journal article

GAVIN: Gaze-Assisted Voice-Based Implicit Note-taking

Anam Ahmad Khan, Joshua Newn, Ryan M Kelly, Namrata Srivastava, James Bailey, Eduardo Velloso

ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction | Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) | Published : 2021

Abstract

Annotation is an effective reading strategy people often undertake while interacting with digital text. It involves highlighting pieces of text and making notes about them. Annotating while reading in a desktop environment is considered trivial but, in a mobile setting where people read while hand-holding devices, the task of highlighting and typing notes on a mobile display is challenging. In this article, we introduce GAVIN, a gaze-assisted voice note-taking application, which enables readers to seamlessly take voice notes on digital documents by implicitly anchoring them to text passages. We first conducted a contextual enquiry focusing on participants’ note-taking practices on digital do..

View full abstract

Grants

Awarded by Australian Research Council Discovery Early Career Researcher Award - Australian Government


Funding Acknowledgements

Eduardo Velloso is the recipient of an Australian Research Council Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (Project Number: DE180100315) funded by the Australian Government. Anam Ahmad Khan, Joshua Newn, and Namrata Srivastava are supported by scholarships under the Australian Commonwealth Government Research Training Program and Melbourne Research Scholarship.