Product Recommendation Based on Eye Tracking Data Using Fixation Duration

Juni Nurma Sari(1*), Lukito Edi Nugroho(2), Paulus Insap Santosa(3), Ridi Ferdiana(4)

(1) Politeknik Caltex Riau
(2) Universitas Gadjah Mada
(3) Universitas Gadjah Mada
(4) Universitas Gadjah Mada
(*) Corresponding Author


E-commerce can be used to increase companies or sellers’ profits. For consumers, e-commerce can help them shop faster. The weakness of e-commerce is that there is too much product information presented in the catalog which in turn makes consumers confused. The solution is by providing product recommendations. As the development of sensor technology, eye tracker can capture user attention when shopping. The user attention was used as data of consumer interest in the product in the form of fixation duration following the Bojko taxonomy. The fixation duration data was processed into product purchase prediction data to know consumers’ desire to buy the products by using Chandon method. Both data could be used as variables to make product recommendations based on eye tracking data. The implementation of the product recommendations based on eye tracking data was an eye tracking experiment at which sells hijab and women modest wear. The result was a list of products that have similarities to other products. The product recommendation method used was item-to-item collaborative filtering. The novelty of this research is the use of eye tracking data, namely the fixation duration and product purchase prediction data as variables for product recommendations. Product recommendation that produced by eye tracking data can be solution of product recommendation’s problems, namely sparsity and cold start.


E-commerce;Consumer Interest in the Product;Product Purchase Prediction;Eye Tracking;Product Recommendations

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