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Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/15578

Title: An Eye tracking Study of Arabic Typography Readability
Authors: Areej Al-Wabil
Remya George
Keywords: Typography, Arabic, Font Size, Reading Time, Eye tracking, Font Type
Issue Date: 2010
Publisher: IADIS International Association for Development of the Information Society iadis.org
Abstract: This paper presents an eye tracking study on the readability of Arabic typography. This study examined passages containing two Arabic fonts at three different sizes for differences in readability of electronic texts when read by native Arabic readers. Eye movements of participants were recorded to measure the gaze direction and duration. Findings suggest that larger fonts are easier and faster to read than the recommended 12point font in English texts. Implications for the design of electronic texts are discussed.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/15578
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