The list contains citations of publications about eye-tracking from the Department of Geoinformatics.


Chvátal, R., Slezáková, J., Popelka, S. (2023) Analysis of problem‑solving strategies for the development of geometric imagination using eye‑tracking, Education and Information Technologies, DOI: 10.1007/s10639-023-12395-z

Porti Suarez, A., Popelka, S. (2023) Design Aspects for COVID-19 Dashboards – Evidence from Eye-Tracking Evaluation, International Journal of Human–Computer Interaction, DOI: 10.1080/10447318.2023.2272078

Beitlova, M., Popelka, S., Konopka, M., Macku, K. (2022) Verification of cartographic communication models using detection of map reading strategies based on eye movement recording, Cartographic Journal, doi:10.1080/00087041.2022.2150362

Vaníček, T., Popelka, S. (2023) The Think-aloud Method for Evaluating the Usability of a Regional Atlas, ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, 12(3), 95,

Sultan, M.N., Popelka, S., Strobl. J. (2022) ET2Spatial – Software for georeferencing of eye movement data, Earth Science Informatics, 10.1007/s12145-022-00832-5

Holmqvist, K., Örbom, S. L., Hooge, I. T. C., Niehorster, D. C., Alexander, R. G., Andersson, R., Benjamins, J. S., Blignaut, P., Brouwer, A.-M., Chuang, L. L., Dalrymple, K. A., Drieghe, D., Dunn, M. J., Ettinger, U., Fiedler, S., Foulsham, T., van der Geest, J. N., Hansen, D. W., Hutton, S. B., Kasneci, E., Kingstone, A., Knox, P. C., Kok, E. M., Lee, H., Lee, J. Y., Leppänen, J. M., Macknik, S., Majaranta, P., Martinez-Conde, S., Nuthmann, A., Nyström, M., Orquin, J. L., Otero-Millan, J., Park, S. Y., Popelka, S., Proudlock, F., Renkewitz, F., Roorda, A., Schulte-Mecklenbeck, M., Sharif, B., Shic, F., Shovman, M., Thomas, M. G., Venrooij, W., Zemblys, R., & Hessels, R. S. (2022). Eye tracking: empirical foundations for a minimal reporting guideline. Behavior research methods.

Popelka, S., Burian, J., Beitlová, M. (2022) Swipe Versus Multiple View: A Comprehensive Analysis Using Eye-Tracking to Evaluate User Interaction with Web Maps, Cartography and Geographic Information Science, 49:3, 252-270, DOI: 10.1080/15230406.2021.2015721

Beitlova M, Popelka S, Voženílek V, Fačevicová K, Janečková BA, Matlach V. (2021) The Importance of School World Atlases According to Czech Geography Teachers. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information,10(8):504.

Beran, D., Jedlička, K., Kumar, K., Popelka, S., & Stoter, J. (2021). The Third Dimension in Noise Visualization–a Design of New Methods for Continuous Phenomenon Visualization. The Cartographic Journal, 1-17.

Šašinka, Č., Lacko, D., Čeněk, J., Popelka, S., Ugwitz, P., Řádová, H., … & Jankovská, M. (2021). ImGo: A Novel Tool for Behavioral Impulsivity Assessment Based on Go/NoGo Tasks. Psychological Reports, 00332941211040431.

Šašinka Č, Stachoň Z, Čeněk J, Šašinková A, Popelka S, et al. (2021) A comparison of the performance on extrinsic and intrinsic cartographic visualizations through correctness, response time and cognitive processing. PLOS ONE 16(4): e0250164.

Beitlova, M., Popelka, S., Vozenilek, V. (2020). Differences in Thematic Map Reading by Students and Their Geography Teacher. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, 9, 492.

Skrabankova, J., Popelka, S., & Beitlova, M. (2020). Students’ ability to work with graphs in physics studies related to three typical student groups. Journal of Baltic Science Education, 19(2), 298-316.

Popelka, S., Herman, L., Řezník, T., Pařilová, M., Jedlicka, K., Bouchal, J., Kepka, M., Charvat, K. (2019) User Evaluation of Map-Based Visual Analytic Tools, ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, 8(8), 363; doi:10.3390/ijgi8080363

Dolezalova, J., Burian, J., Popelka, S. (2019) SimUrb – Software for Identifying Similar Municipalities by Comparing Urban Indices using a Graph Algorithm, Earth Science Informatics

Brus, J., Kučera, M., Popelka, S. (2019): Intuitiveness of geospatial uncertainty visualizations: a user study on point symbols. Geografie, 124, 2, 163-185.

Popelka, S., Vondrakova, A., & Hujnakova, P. (2019). Eye-Tracking Evaluation of Weather Web Maps. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, 8(6), 29. doi:10.3390/ijgi8060256

Popelka, S. (2018): Eye-tracking analysis of the influence of relief shading on finding labels on tourist maps. Geografie, 123, 3, 353–378.

Burian, J., Popelka, S., & Beitlova, M. (2018). Evaluation of the Cartographical Quality of Urban Plans by Eye-Tracking. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, 7(5), 192.

Opach, T., Popelka, S., Dolezalova, J., Rod, J.K. (2018) Star and Polyline Glyphs in a Grid Plot and on a Map Display: Which Perform Better?, Cartography and Geographic Information Science, 45(5), DOI: 10.1080/15230406.2017.1364169

Herman, L., Popelka, S., Hejlova, V. (2017) Eye-tracking Analysis of Interactive 3D Visualization, Journal of Eye Movement Research, 10(3):2, 13p.

Dolezalova, J. & Popelka, S. (2016). ScanGraph: A novel scanpath comparison method using graph cliques visualization. Journal of Eye Movement Research, 9(4), 13p. doi:10.16910/jemr.9.4.5

Popelka, S., Stachon, Z., Sasinka, C., & Dolezalova, J. (2016). EyeTribe Tracker Data Accuracy Evaluation and Its Interconnection with Hypothesis Software for Cartographic Purposes. Computational Intelligence and Neuroscience, 2016, 14p. doi: 10.1155/2016/9172506

Ooms, K., Dupont, L., Lapon, L., & Popelka, S. (2015). Accuracy and precision of fixation locations recorded with the low-cost Eye Tribe tracker in different experimental set-ups. Journal of Eye Movement Research, 8(1), 1-24.

Brychtová A., Coltekin A. (2014): An Empirical User Study for Measuring the Influence of Colour Distance and Font Size in Map Reading Using Eye TrackingThe Cartographic Journal Maney Publishing, 14s.

Deeb R., Ooms K., Brychtová A., Van Eetvelde V., De Maeyer P.(2014): Background and foreground interaction: Influence of complementary colors on the search taskColor Research & Application Wiley, 9s.

Popelka, S., Brychtová, A. (2013): Eye-tracking Study on Different Perception of 2D and 3D Terrain Visualization Cartographical Journal Vol. 50 No. 3 Maney Publishing, 240-246s.ISSN: 1743-2774


Popelka, S. (2018). Eye-tracking (nejen) v kognitivní kartografii – praktický průvodce tvorbou a vyhodnocením experimentu. Olomouc: Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci.

Popelka, S. (2018). Eye-Tracking Evaluation of Non-Photorealistic Maps of Cities and Photo-Realistic Visualization of an Extinct Village. In R. A. White, A. Coltekin, & R. R. Hoffman (Eds.), Remote Sensing and Cognition Human Factors in Image Interpretation (pp. 87-110). Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.

Brychtova, A.(2016): Color distance in cartography. Palacký University Olomouc, 153p. 978-80-244-4999-9

Popelka, S.(2015): Hodnocení 3D vizualizací v GIS s využitím sledování pohybu očí. Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci, 167s. 978-80-244-4803-9

Popelka, S., Brychtová, A., Brus, J.(2012): Advanced Map Optimalization Based on Eye-tracking. Ed.: Carlos Bateira, Cartography InTech, Rieka, Croatia, 312s.ISBN: 978-953-51-0689-0


Dedkova, P., & Popelka, S. (2015). Virtual 3D Restoration of an Extinct Village and its Eye-Tracking Assessment. Journal of Mobile Multimedia, 11(3&4), 181-192.

Stanislav Popelka, Alžběta Brychtová, Vít Voženílek (2012): Eye-tracking a jeho využití při hodnocení map. Geografický časopis Geografický ústav SAV, 71-87s.ISSN 0016-7193


Beitlová, M. (2019) Analýza kartografické gramotnosti pomocí eye-trackingu. Geodetický a kartografický obzor 65/107, 6, 129-138.

Nétek, R. (2012): Possibilities of contactless control of web map applications by sight. Geoinformatics FCE CTU, Volume 7 Faculty of Civil Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague., 18s.ISSN 1802-2669


Vojtechovska, M. (2024) Beyond Evaluation: Utilizing Gaze-Based Interactions for Digital Cartography. In Proceedings of the 2024 Symposium on Eye Tracking Research and Applications (ETRA ’24). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, Article 24, 1–3.

Popelka, S., Komínek, J., Vojtechovska, M. (2024) Exploring Geological Map Usability Through Sequence Chart Visualization: Expert vs. Novice Perspectives. In 2024 Symposium on Eye Tracking Research and Applications (ETRA ’24), June 04–07, 2024, Glasgow, United Kingdom. ACM, New York, NY, USA, 7 pages.

Dostálová, N., Pátková Daňsová, P., Ježek, S., Vojtechovska, M., Šašinka, Č. (2024) Towards the Intervention of Dyslexia: a Complex Concept of Dyslexia Intervention System using Eye-Tracking. In Proceedings of the 2024 Symposium on Eye Tracking Research and Applications (ETRA ’24). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, Article 84, 1–6.

Popelka, S., & Beitlova, M. (2022). Scanpath Comparison using ScanGraph for Education and Learning Purposes: Summary of previous educational studies performed with the use of ScanGraph 2022 Symposium on Eye Tracking Research and Applications, Seattle, WA, USA.

Popelka, S., Vondrakova, A., & Skulnikova, R. (2022). The Effect of Day and Night Mode on the Perception of Map Navigation Device 2022 Symposium on Eye Tracking Research and Applications, Seattle, WA, USA.

Šašinka, Č., Stachoň, Z., Šašinková, A., Ugwitz, P., Halámová, D., Čeněk, J., Juřík, V., Popelka, S. (2020). Comparison of extrinsic and intrinsic visualization methods: explorative eyetracking data analysis. 8th International Conference on Cartography and GIS, Nessebar, Bulgaria.

Stachoň, Z., Šašinka, Č., Konečný, M., Popelka, S., & Lacko, D. (2020). An eye-tracking analysis of visual search task on cartographic stimuli. 8th International Conference on Cartography and GIS, Nessebar, Bulgaria.

Stanislav Popelka, Jitka Dolezalova, and Marketa Beitlova. 2018. New Features of ScanGraph – a Tool for Revealing Participants’ Strategy from Eye-movement Data. In ETRA ’18: 2018 Symposium on Eye Tracking Research and Applications, June 14–17, 2018, Warsaw, Poland. ACM, New York, NY, USA, 2 pages.

Stanislav Popelka. 2018. Eye-tracking evaluation of 3D thematic map: Extended Abstract. In ETVIS’18: 3rd Workshop on Eye Tracking and Visualization, June 14–17, 2018, Warsaw, Poland. ACM, New York, NY, USA, 5 pages.

Dobesova, Z. (2017) Empirical testing of bends in workflow diagrams by eyetracking method In: Silhavy R., Silhavy P., Prokopova Z., Senkerik R., Kominkova Oplatkova Z. (eds) Software Engineering Trends and Techniques in Intelligent Systems. CSOC 2017. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 575. Springer, Cham,  ISSN 2194-5357, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-57141-6_17

Popelka, S., Dolezalova, J. (2016) Differences between 2D map and virtual globe containing point symbols – an eye-tracking study, Geoconference on Informatics, Geoinformatics and Remote Sensing, Vol III, pp. 175-182, doi:10.5593/sgem2016B23

Dobesova, Z. (2016) Student reading strategies of GIS workflow diagrams, 2nd International Conference on Humanities and Social Science Research (ICHSSR), July 29-31, 2016 Singapore, Wuhan University of Technology, China, Journal Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research, Atlantis Press, ISBN 978-94-6252-235-0, ISSN 2352-5398. Vol. 70, pp. 319-325, DOI: 10.2991/ichssr-16.2016.68

Dolezalova, J., & Popelka, S. (2016). Evaluation of the user strategy on 2D and 3D city maps based on novel scanpath comparison method and graph visualization. Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XLI-B2, 637-640. doi:10.5194/isprs-archives-XLI-B2-637-2016

Mirijovsky, J., & Popelka, S. (2016): Evaluation of color settings in aerial images with the use of eye-tracking user study. Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XLI-B3, 763-767. doi:10.5194/isprs-archives-XLI-B3-763-2016

Dobesova, Z., Malcik, M. (2015): Workflow Diagrams and Pupil Dilatation in Eye-tracking Testing, ICETA 2015, Proceedings of 13th International Conference on Emerging eLearning Technologies and Applications, IEEE, elfa, Starý Smokovec, Slovensko, 26.-27. listopadu 2015, pp. 59-64, ISBN 978-1-4673-8534-3, DOI: 10.1109/ICETA.2015.7558460

Popelka, S. (2015): Decision scheme for the selection of the most appropriate method for analyses and visualization of eye-tracking data in cartographic research. 15th International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference SGEM 2015,, SGEM2015 Conference Proceedings, ISBN 978-619-7105-35-3 / ISSN 1314-2704, June 18-24, 2015, Book2 Vol. 2, 803-810 pp

Popelka, S., Dolezalova, J. (2015): Non-photorealistic 3D Visualization in City Maps: An Eye-Tracking StudyModern Trends in Cartography Springer International Publishing, 357-367s.978-3-319-07925-7

Kudelka, V., Dobesova Z. (2015): Eye-tracking testing of GIS interfaces, Proceedings of SGEM 2015, 15th International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference Volume I, STEF92 Technology Ltd. Sofia, Bulharsko, 18-24 June 2015, pp. 585-592, ISBN 978-619-7105-34-6, DOI: 10.5593/sgem2015B21.

Dobesova Z., Lackova, L., Malcik, M. (2015): Perception and Cognition of Different Types of Graphic Notations as a Source of Information in Applied Informatics, Proceedings of SACI 2015, 10th Jubilee IEEE International Symposium on Applied Computational Intelligence and Informatics, Timisoara, Rumunsko, May 21–23, 2015, pp. 209-214, ISBN978-1-4799-9910-1, DOI: 10.1109/SACI.2015.7208201.

Popelka, S., Dedkova, P. (2014): Extinct Village 3D Visualization and its Evaluation with Eye-Movement Recording. ICCSA 2014 – Lecture Notes in Computer Science Volume 8579 Springer International Publishing, 10p.978-3-319-09143-3

Popelka, S., Vavra, A., Pechanec, V., Netek, R. (2014): E-learning Portal Functionality Assesment with the use of Eye-tracking Experiment. Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on e-Learning ACPI, 278s.978-1-909507-84-5

Popelka, S. (2014). The role of hill-shading in tourist maps. Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Eye Tracking for Spatial Research -, 12-16s.

Coltekin A., Demsar U., Brychtová A., Vandrol J. (2014): Eye-Hand Coordination During Visual Search on Geographic DisplaysProceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Eye Tracking for Spatial Research -, 12-16s.

Vondrakova, A., Popelka, S.(2014): The use of eye-tracking for the evaluation of various cartographic tasks. SGEM 2014 Informatics, Geoinformatics and Remote Sensing Proceedings Volume III STEF92 Technology Ltd., Sofia, Bulgaria, 8s.978-619-7105-12-4

Brychtova, A., Vondrakova, A. (2014): Green versus Red: Eye-tracking evaluation of sequential colour schemes. SGEM 2014 Informatics, Geoinformatics and Remote Sensing Proceedings Volume III STEF92 Technology Ltd., Sofia, Bulgaria, 8s.

Popelka, S.(2014): Optimal eye fixation detection settings for cartographic purposes. SGEM 2014 Informatics, Geoinformatics and Remote Sensing Proceedings Volume I STEF92 Technology Ltd., Sofia, Bulgaria, 8s.978-619-7105-10-0

Popelka, S., Brus, J.(2013): Advanced visibility analyses and visibility evaluation using eye-tracking. Geoinformatics (GEOINFORMATICS), 2013 21st International Conference IEEE Xplore, 6p.s.2161-024X

Popelka, S., Dvorsky, J., Brychtova, A. and Hanzelka, J.(2013): User typology based on eye-movement paths SGEM 2013 Conference Proceedings Volume I STEF92 Technology Ltd., Sofia, Bulgaria, pp. 1041-1049, 978-954-91818-9-0

Brychtova, A., Paszto. V., Marek, L. and Panek, J.(2013): Web-design evaluation of the crisis map of the Czech Republic using eye-tracking SGEM 2013 Conference Proceedings Volume I STEF92 Technology Ltd., Sofia, Bulgaria, pp. 1065-1072, 978-954-91818-9-0

Popelka, S., Voženílek(2012): Specifying of Requirements for Spatio-Temporal Data in Map by Eye-Tracking and Space-Time-Cube. Proceedings of International Conference on Graphic and Image Processing Singapore, 9780819495662

Brychtová, A., Popelka, S., Dobešová, Z.(2012):Eye-tracking methods for investigation of cartographic principles. SGEM 2012 Conference Proceedings Volume II STEF92 Technology Ltd., Sofia, Bulgaria, 1041-1048s. ISSN 1341-2704

Netek, R. (2012): Non-contact control of maps by sight only. SGEM 2012 Conference Proceedings Volume II STEF92 Technology Ltd., Sofia, Bulgaria, 1117-1125s.ISSN 1341-2704

Brus, J., Popelka, S., Brychtová, A., Svobodová, J. (2012): Exploring Effectiveness of Uncertainty Visualization Methods by Eye-Tracking. Symposium proceedings Accuracy 2012, 10th International Symposium on Spatial Accuracy Assessment in Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences Florianópolis, SC, Brazil, 215-221s.

Brychtová, A., Popelka, S., Voženílek, V.(2012): The analysis of eye movement as a tool for evaluation of maps and graphical outputs from GIS. Geography and Geoinformatics: Challenges for practise and education Masarykova univerzita, 154-163s.978-80-210-5799-9


Vojtěchovská, M., Popelka, S. (2023) GazePlotter – tool for eye movement sequences visualization, Abstr. Int. Cartogr. Assoc., 6, 264,, 2023

Popelka, S., Vondrakova, A., Beitlova, M., and Drahosova, S. (2021) Eye-tracking comparison of two road atlases, Adv. Cartogr. GIScience Int. Cartogr. Assoc., 3, 12,

Popelka, S., Beitlova, M. (2021) Comparison of teacher’s and student’s map reading strategies, Eye-tracking in science education research

Popelka, S., Skrabankova, J., Beitlova, M. (2020) Eye-tracking testing of learners work with graphs in Physics, SIG 27 Conference

Popelka, S., Koci, P., Skrabankova, J. (2020) Combining a pen tablet and eye-tracking to analyse calculations procedure in Physics, SIG 27 Conference

Beitlova, M., Popelka, S. (2020) School atlas eye-tracking experiment – comparison of students and their teacher, SIG 27 Conference

Popelka, S., & Komínek, J. (2020). Visual Inspection of Geological Maps: an eye-tracking StudyAbstracts of the ICA2, 22.

Beitlova, M., Popelka, S., & Vozenilek, V. (2020). Student’s Reading of Thematic Maps from Czech School World Atlas-an Eye-tracking StudyAbstracts of the ICA2, 26.

Popelka, S., Dolezalova, J. (2017) Scanpath comparison with the use of web applications SMI2OGAMA and ScanGraph, Eye-movements in Programming: Spring Academy 2017, TR-B-17-02, Freie Universität Berlin

Popelka, S., Vávra, A., Brychtová, A.(2014): Eye-tracking hodnocení fenologických map. Aktivity v kartografii – zborník referátov Kartografická společnost SR, 9s.978-80-89060-23-8

Brychtová, A., Coltekin, A., Popelka, S. (2013): Color distance on maps. ICA Eye-tracking Workshop.

Brychtová, A., Popelka, S. (2013): Exploring the Influence of the Color Distance on the Map Legibility. In Proceedings of 26th ICA Conference, 5 s., Dresden.

Popelka, S., Brychtová, A. (2013): Evaluation of 2D and 3D terrain visualization, Proceedings of ECEM Conference, Lund, Sweden

Brychtová, A., Popelka, S. (2013): Color distance on choropleth maps: an eye-tracking study on geospatial information legibility, Poster on ECEM Conference, Lund, Sweden.

Popelka, S., Brus, J., Dědková, P. (2013): 3D Visualization of Extinct Village and its Evaluation using Eye-tracking .Proceedings of the 12 th SEASC: Geospatial Cooperation Towards a Sustainable Future ASEAN FLAG, 6s.

Popelka, S., Brychtová, A.(2013): Eye-tracking experiment on 3D thematic maps. AGILE 2013 Workshop – Analysing eye-tracking data in real, virtual and mixed environments, Leuven University, Belgium

Popelka, S., Brychtova, A., Hanzelka, J. (2013): Comparison of Eye-Movement Paths while solving Geographical Tasks, GeoViz 2013, Hamburg, Germany

Nétek, R., Brus. J.(2012): SMI Eye-tracking device for control map application by sight. Conference Proceedings SWAET 2012, The Scandinavian Workshop on Applied Eye Tracking Karolinska Instituet, Stockholm, 56s.

Popelka, S., Brychtová, A., Brus, J.(2012): Evaluation of user preferences during reading of 2D and 3D cartographic visualizations (Poster). Conference Proceedings SWAET 2012, The Scandinavian Workshop on Applied Eye Tracking Karolinska Instituet, Stockholm, 56s.

Popelka, S., Brus, J.(2011): Space-Time-Cube visualization of Eye-tracking data (Poster). Proceedings of EyeTrackBehavior 2011 – Tobii Eye Tracking Conference on Behavioral Research, Frankfurt am Main Tobii, 50s.


Popelka, S. (2019) Introduction to eye-tracking (in Czech)

Popelka, S. (2019) Overview of eye-tracking research in Olomouc (in English)

Popelka, S., Dolezalova, J., Beitlova, M. (2018) How different users read maps and atlases? Let’s try ScanGraph! (In English)

Popelka, S. (2016) Eye-tracking with dynamic stimuli. Presentation at RUB (in English)

Popelka, S. (2016) How eye-movement recording helps to analyse maps. Presentation at RUB for DGfK (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Kartographie, in English)

Popelka, S., Stachoň, Z. (2015): Nové přístupy k hodnocení kartografických produktů Prezentace z workshopu na 21. Kartografické konferenci (in Czech)

Popelka, S., Brychtová, A. (2015): Challenges of Low-cost EyeTribe Tracker for Cognitive Cartography and Psychology Workshop presentation from APCPP conference (in English)