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simulateSaccades - A simple and easy-to-use saccade model

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Simulates saccades which follow an empirical measured main sequence


Updated 30 Jan 2017

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This function models profiles of fast eye movements know as saccades based on a hyperbolic tangent function. The resulting saccades follow empirically measured and published main sequence functions. For more details see:
Mack, David J.; Belfanti, Sandro & Schwarz, Urs
"The effect of sampling rate and lowpass filters on saccades – A modeling approach"
Behavior Research Methods, 2017, DOI: 10.3758/s13428-016-0848-4

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David J. Mack (2020). simulateSaccades - A simple and easy-to-use saccade model (, MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

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