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A Generic Approach to Improve Navigational Model Usability Based Upon Requirements and Metrics [chapter]

Fernando Molina Molina, Ambrosio Toval Álvarez
Web Information Systems Engineering – WISE 2007 Workshops  
automatic support for our approach -That will allow modellers to evaluate and to improve the quality for their navigational models in a comfortable way • This tool supports the specification of the requirements  ...  WIS development methodologies with the aim of providing modelers capacity to reflect their own usability requirements -Proposes a set of metrics to help modellers to evaluate the quality of the WIS models  ...  fulfillment of the usability and accessibility requirements defined is shown at the bottom • This information can be used by the modellers to improve their models  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-77010-7_50 dblp:conf/wise/MolinaA07 fatcat:ozkfy6h2jjcdfaxdwedhky4gna

Integrating usability requirements that can be evaluated in design time into Model Driven Engineering of Web Information Systems

Fernando Molina, Ambrosio Toval
2009 Advances in Engineering Software  
The inadequate consideration of requirements management activities together with the absence of attention to the elicitation and evaluation of requirements and metrics related to certain quality attributes  ...  usability requirements along with the evaluation of quality metrics during the design of the system.  ...  Our approach is centred on improving the usability of a WIS by improving the navigation and the access to the information and functionalities that it presents, that is, by offering an intuitive navigation  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.advengsoft.2009.01.018 fatcat:okmjiimkrjg6jpnj4vseo2yuxi

Web Application Evaluation and Refactoring: A Quality-Oriented Improvement Approach

Luis Olsina, Alejandra Garrido, Gustavo Rossi, Damiano Distante, Gerardo Canfora
2008 Journal of Web Engineering  
We present a case study showing how a typical shopping cart in an e-commerce site can improve its usability and content quality with our integrated improvement approach.  ...  We believe that the concept of refactoring as "behavior-preserving transformations" can be applied to the navigation and presentation models of a Web application with the purpose of improving external  ...  In the integration with WebQEM, extending the catalogue of WMRs also requires enriching the mapping between the new WMRs and quality attributes of a Web application, to improve the recommendation process  ... 
dblp:journals/jwe/OlsinaGRDC08 fatcat:qj6xl2cz5ffrtcx2bweriiqxnm

Search-Based Software Engineering for Optimizing Usability of User Interfaces within Model Transformations

Marwa Hentati, Abdelwaheb Trabelsi, lassaad Benammar, Adel MAHFOUDHI
2019 IET Software  
In this context, search-based algorithms aim to identify which alternative transformation will produce a highly-usable target model.  ...  Specifically, the proposed approach defines model transformation as a usability optimisation problem.  ...  We highlight in particular the optimisation of usability properties at another level of the Cameleon framework (from Tasks & concepts to AUI and from CUI to FUI).  ... 
doi:10.1049/iet-sen.2018.5161 fatcat:ovpplp5bazcgnn5e4buuj2lmqe

Virtual Reality: A Literature Review and Metrics-based Classification

Peter Ankomah, Peter Vangorp
2018 Computer Graphics and Visual Computing  
The main aim is to review and classify VR research based on several metrics: presence and immersion, navigation and interaction, knowledge improvement, performance and usability.  ...  This review and classification of VR metrics presents an alternative metrics-based view of VR experiments and research.  ...  [TGA12] designed an experiment to evaluate a VR CAD system for modelling and assembly use case scenarios. Users were allowed to model 3D objects to measure the usability of the VR CAD system.  ... 
doi:10.2312/cgvc.20181222 dblp:conf/tpcg/AnkomahV18 fatcat:o5ecsmfmtjdsvj5ji7kmkwcq3m

Website engineering in the real world

Chris Gibson
2006 Proceedings of the 44th annual southeast regional conference on - ACM-SE 44  
The website has become a staple in the business environment, to provide information and services, and connect business-tobusiness and business-to-customers.  ...  Many sites require reengineering in order to facilitate the needed complexities and frequent changes demanded.  ...  Comparing the Old and the New In consideration of usability, a big factor of improvement was navigation.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1185448.1185573 dblp:conf/ACMse/Gibson06 fatcat:ghjzgyk6qvechljg6v4iuokj3u

A recommender framework for the evaluation of end user experience in adaptive technology enhanced learning

Catherine Mulwa, Seamus Lawless, Ian O', N.A. Keeffe, Mary Sharp, Vincent Wade
2012 International Journal of Technology Enhanced Learning  
This paper proposed a novel recommender framework built upon an evaluation educational data set using a hybrid recommend approach to identify appropriate procedures.  ...  Recommendations are to software developers and users of adaptive TEL systems. A review and analyses of evaluation studies on adaptive TEL systems was conducted.  ...  Acknowledgements This research is based upon works supported by Science Foundation Ireland (grant number: 07/CE/I1142) as part of the Centre for Next Generation Localisation (see  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijtel.2012.048312 fatcat:it77qoouibe4jo75whg2eq3oqe

The state of the art in automating usability evaluation of user interfaces

Melody Y. Ivory, Marti A. Hearst
2001 ACM Computing Surveys  
However, usability evaluation can be expensive in terms of time and human resources, and automation is therefore a promising way to augment existing approaches.  ...  The survey analyzes existing techniques, identifies which aspects of usability evaluation automation are likely to be of use in future research, and suggests new ways to expand existing approaches to better  ...  We thank James Hom and Zhijun Zhang for allowing us to use their extensive archives of usability methods for this survey.  ... 
doi:10.1145/503112.503114 fatcat:atbfydvvajazpi46p2vxgfnsne

Analytical Modelling Approach to Measure The Usability of Website

Renuka Nagpal, Deepti Mehrotra, Pradeep Kumar Bhatia
2016 International Journal of Software Engineering and Its Applications  
The aim of the study this to propose the usability metrics of the website and design an algorithm to evaluate it.  ...  Entropy approach is used for weights estimation and calculation of overall usability metrics.  ...  Model-based approaches with sound scientific foundation can be considered as a powerful tool for estimating the credentials of a system.  ... 
doi:10.14257/ijseia.2016.10.5.12 fatcat:vcf7xbbqhjgcbjmmko3v56rie4

Usability improvement of public transit application through mental model and user journey

Komang Candra Brata, Aryo Pinandito, Nurizal Dwi Priandani, Mahardeka Tri Ananta
2021 TELKOMNIKA (Telecommunication Computing Electronics and Control)  
Based on the data obtained from the user story and activities, we generate a user journey map which can be seen in Table 2 .  ...  However, this process doesn't require any user interface in TELKOMNIKA Telecommun Comput El Control  Usability improvement of public transit application through mental model and… (Komang Candra Brata  ... 
doi:10.12928/telkomnika.v19i2.18323 fatcat:t4xhxh5aezdjfhvdwkir3k4ry4

Context-driven assessment of commercial Web sites

A. Basu
2003 36th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 2003. Proceedings of the  
In this paper, we examine various approaches to assessing Web site effectiveness and usability, and then present a three-dimensional approach that takes into account the context of the site and its functionality  ...  Hence it is difficult to measure usability from a qualitative and especially quantitative perspective.  ...  navigation is intuitive and requires minimal user skill.  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2003.1174475 dblp:conf/hicss/Basu03 fatcat:2jwsge7unjbahljerqxnlvfxkq

An Argumentation-Based Design Rationale Application for Reflective Practice

Alireza Haghighatkhah, Harri Oinas-Kukkonen, Fahri Yetim
2014 European Conference on Information Systems  
The study employs a design science research methodology and contributes to research by investigating the design and evaluation of a software artefact, namely the Rationale Browser.  ...  We conclude that the artefact can be of particular relevance to both researchers and practitioners, by serving as a reflection and documentation tool in value-sensitive, ethical or reflective design projects  ...  To support both functional and non-functional aspects and reduce complexity, we have proposed an architectural design built upon a three-layered architectural model.  ... 
dblp:conf/ecis/HaghighatkhahOY14 fatcat:a72spc6cjbatxjyy43l5xloliu


Michael Nebeling, Maximilian Speicher, Moira Norrie
2013 Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI '13  
Web designers can visualise the data aggregated by W3Touch and use simple metrics to automate the adaptation process for many different viewing and interaction contexts.  ...  In a series of experiments with web designers and users, we show that W3Touch is able to detect interaction problems that are hard to find using conventional methods and demonstrate how the tool was successfully  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to thank our study participants. We also thank Rob Miller for his helpful comments on an earlier version of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2470654.2481319 dblp:conf/chi/NebelingSN13 fatcat:hyrvzlmwx5cjddpbctciitcsle

A proposal for modelling usability in a holistic MDD method

Jose Ignacio Panach, Nathalie Aquino, Óscar Pastor
2014 Science of Computer Programming  
The proposal is based on model-to-model and model-to-code transformations.  ...  However, in general, MDD methods focus on modelling the structure and functionality of systems, relegating the interaction and usability features to manual implementations at the last steps of the software  ...  Luna focuses on how to address usability requirements in a testdriven and model-based web engineering approach.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.scico.2013.06.008 fatcat:ays3ptlfdvh3nkid4agmgcwlry

Evaluation of the usability of web-based applications

Nebojsa Djordjevic
2017 Vojnotehnički Glasnik  
In order to ensure a Web application lifetime, it is necessary to measure and evaluate many features that affect software usability.  ...  At the beginning of the paper, a general classification of methods for usability evaluation is given in order to show different views of researchers on usability.  ...  a general assessment of Global Usability.  ... 
doi:10.5937/vojtehg65-11319 fatcat:sldu5yiajfexlmbnyflhdmw5ra
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