Dr. Tobias Appel

Tobias Appel  is a research scientist at the Hector Research Institute of Education Sciences and Psychology.

Research Interests:

  •     eye tracking
  •     machine learning
  •     physiological sensors
  •     automatic recognition of cognitive states
  •     analysis of problem solving strategies

 

Curriculum Vitae

since 04/2021
Research Scientist

Hector Research Institute of Education Sciences and Psychology, University of Tübingen

since 04/2017
Associated member of the LEAD Graduate School & Research Network

University of Tübingen

Since 04/2017
PhD candidate

LEAD Graduate School & Research Network

07/2015 - 04/2017
Research assistant

Perception Engeneering department, University of Tübingen

10/2014 - 03/2017
M.Sc. Computer Science

University of Tübingen

10/2011 - 09/2014
B.Sc. Computer Science

University of Tübingen

10/2011 - 02/2016
Teaching Assistant

Mathematics for computer scientists, University of Tübingen

10/2009 - 09/2011
B.Sc. Mathematics

University of Tübingen (no degree, switched major)

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Kasneci, E., Kasneci, G., Trautwein, U., Appel, T., Tibus, M., Jaeggi, S. M., & Gerjets, P. (2022). Do your eye movements reveal your performance on an IQ test? A study linking eye movements and socio-demographic information to fluid intelligence. Plos one17(3), e0264316.
  • Kasneci, E., Kasneci, G., Appel, T., Haug, J., Wortha, F., Tibus, M., ... & Gerjets, P. (2021). TüEyeQ, a rich IQ test performance data set with eye movement, educational and socio-demographic information. Scientific Data8(1), 1-14.
  • Appel, T., Gerjets, P., Hoffman, S., Moeller, K., Ninaus, M., Scharinger, C., ... & Kasneci, E. (2021). Cross-task and cross-participant classification of cognitive load in an emergency simulation game. IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing.
  • Castner, N., Appel, T., Eder, T., Richter, J., Scheiter, K., Keutel, C., ... & Kasneci, E. (2020). Pupil diameter differentiates expertise in dental radiography visual search. PloS one15(5), e0223941.
  • Appel, T., Santini, Thiago, & Kasneci, Enkelejda (2016). Brightness- and motion-based blink detection for head-mounted eye trackers. In Proceedings of the 2016 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing: Adjunct (UbiComp '16). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 1726-1735. https://doi.org/10.1145/2968219.2968341

Conference Proceedings

  • Appel, T., Bardach, L., & Kasneci, E. (2022, June). Predicting Decision-Making during an Intelligence Test via Semantic Scanpath Comparisons. In 2022 Symposium on Eye Tracking Research and Applications (pp. 1-5).
  • Appel, T., Sevcenko, N., Wortha, F., Tsarava, K., Moeller, K., Ninaus, M., ... & Gerjets, P. (2019, October). Predicting cognitive load in an emergency simulation based on behavioral and physiological measures. In 2019 International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (pp. 154-163).
  • Fuhl, W., Geisler, D., Santini, T., Appel, T., Rosenstiel, W., & Kasneci, E. (2018, June). CBF: Circular binary features for robust and real-time pupil center detection. In Proceedings of the 2018 ACM symposium on eye tracking research & applications (pp. 1-6).
  • Appel, T., Scharinger, C., Gerjets, P., & Kasneci, E. (2018, June). Cross-subject workload classification using pupil-related measures. In Proceedings of the 2018 ACM Symposium on Eye Tracking Research & Applications (pp. 1-8).
  • Appel, T., Santini, T., & Kasneci, E. (2016, September). Brightness-and motion-based blink detection for head-mounted eye trackers. In Proceedings of the 2016 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing: Adjunct (pp. 1726-1735).