Comparison of LSTM And SVM For Classification of Eye Movements in EOG Signals

  • Aya R. Abih Computer Science Department, College of Education for pure Sciences, University of Thi-Qar , Iraq
  • Mustafa J. Hayawi Computer Science Department, College of Education for pure Sciences, University of Thi-Qar , Iraq
Keywords: EOG, Eye Movement, LSTM, SVM


People with disabilities suffer from inability to communicate with their surroundings, so Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) technologies are used to have a means of communication for people with disabilities with their surroundings. HCI is an emerging technology in the disciplines of Artificial Intelligence and Biomedical Engineering. To power an external device, HCI technology uses several basic signals such as ECG, EMG, and EEG. Electrooculography (EOG) is a technique for measuring the potential difference between the cornea and the retina located between the front and back of the human eye, and the main application of EOG is to determine the directions of different eye movements. This study aims to assess eye movement for communication by persons with disabilities using electrocardiogram (EOG) data. In this study, the Supporting Vector Machine (SVM)  and Long- Short term memory (LSTM)  classification techniques was used and two types of features (statistical and time domain features) were used. Classification accuracy was 90.7% and 93.9% when using SVM with statistical domain and time domain features, respectively ,whereas  Classification accuracy was 90.1%  when using LSTM .


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Abih, A., & Hayawi, M. (2022). Comparison of LSTM And SVM For Classification of Eye Movements in EOG Signals. Journal of Al-Qadisiyah for Computer Science and Mathematics, 14(3), Comp Page 130-143.
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