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Erratum to: improvement of design of a surgical interface using an eye tracking device

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Theoretical Biology and Medical Modelling201411:48

  • Received: 22 September 2014
  • Accepted: 22 September 2014
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The original article was published in Theoretical Biology and Medical Modelling 2014 11:S4


After publication of this work [1], we noted that we inadvertently failed to include the complete list of all co-authors. The full list of authors has now been added and the Authors’ Contributions and Competing Interests sections modified accordingly.




We gratefully acknowledge the help of Prof. Mehmed Ozkan, who is Institute of Biomedical Engineering of Bogazici University, and Dr. M. Oner Sanli, who is in the Urology Department of Istanbul Faculty of Medicine in Istanbul University, for their valuable feedback about the surgical interface. We gratefully acknowledge the help of Prof. Fethi Calisir, who is in the Industrial Engineering Department of Istanbul Technical University, for his valuable feedback during the design, implementation and analysis of the questionnaires to investigate the importance of usability and functionality factors. We acknowledge the help of Gokcer Eskikurt during data collection from the eye tracking system.

Authors’ Affiliations

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department, Yeditepe University, 34755, Istanbul, Turkey
Psychology Department, Özyeğin University, 34794, Istanbul, Turkey
Biomedical Engineering Department, Istanbul Arel University, Istanbul, Turkey
School of Physical Education and Sports, Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey


  1. Barkana DE, Açık A: Improvement of design of a surgical interface using an eye tracking device. Theor Biol Med Model. 2014, 11 (Suppl 1): S4-10.1186/1742-4682-11-S1-S4.View ArticleGoogle Scholar


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