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

Melody Y. Ivory, Marti A. Hearst
2001 ACM Computing Surveys  
Usability evaluation is an increasingly important part of the user interface design process.  ...  However, usability evaluation can be expensive in terms of time and human resources, and automation is therefore a promising way to augment existing approaches.  ...  We also thank Zhijun Zhang for participating in several interviews on usability evaluation.  ... 
doi:10.1145/503112.503114 fatcat:atbfydvvajazpi46p2vxgfnsne

Methodology for remote usability activities: A case study

F. S. H. Krauss
2003 IBM Systems Journal  
There are many factors that must be considered in the design of the user interface of a software application or Web site.  ...  The totality of the results for these sessions indicated that significant user interface changes were needed for the Web Conferences tool and, to a lesser extent, for customer administration.  ... 
doi:10.1147/sj.424.0582 fatcat:5c3io4fhgfgknntp3ijtvomnmu

Supporting Web Usability for Vision Impaired Users [chapter]

Francesco Correani, Barbara Leporini, Fabio Paternò
2004 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The aim of this work is to provide designers and developers of Web applications with support to obtain systems that are usable for vision-impaired users.  ...  To this end, we have defined a number of design criteria to improve Web site navigation through screen readers or other similar devices.  ...  Acknowledgments We thank Francesco Conversano for his help in the development of the tool and Domenico Natale (SOGEI) for useful discussions on the topics of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-30111-0_20 fatcat:wbdona6aqrc7ne3kw3vpdvqxjm

Human Factors in the Design and Evaluation of Bioinformatics Tools

Naelah Al-Ageel, Areej Al-Wabil, Ghada Badr, Noura AlOmar
2015 Procedia Manufacturing  
engineering of bioinformatics tools, and to identify promising areas for future research directions in interaction design of bioinformatics tools.  ...  Human factors contribute significantly to the information visualization design considerations and usability evaluation process, and have been shown to play an important role in the design, development  ...  Acknowledgment This research was funded by the National Plan for Sciences,Technology and Innovation (MAARIFAH), King Abdulaziz City for Since and Technology, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Award Number (12-BIO2605  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.promfg.2015.07.247 fatcat:ytcjqm5jczg7pll2x2noanm6nu

Analysis of usability evaluation according to the quality standards

María de los Ángeles Ahumada-Cervantes /, Julia Patricia Melo-Morín, Eric Álvarez-Baltierra
2020 Revista de Tecnología Informática  
It carried out a review of the literature on software tools for measuring the usability of Web pages and disadvantages.  ...  This research provides a study of usability as a quality attribute of Web pages, using as a benchmark the requirements that must be followed under the International Organization for Standardization / International  ...  using the software tool and the Eye tracking technique that allow obtaining the preferences of the users. users.  ... 
doi:10.35429/jct.2020.13.4.8.15 fatcat:bd4hdhztmzdb3nynho5bd4bprm

The Usability Testing of SSAAT, a Bioinformatic Web Application for DNA Analysis at a Nucleotide Level

V. Mero, D. Machuve
2021 Engineering, Technology & Applied Science Research  
This study focuses on the usability testing of the developed Sanger Sequence Automatic Analysis Tool (SSAAT), a free and open-source web tool for Sanger sequence analysis.  ...  Most of the preferred tools are proprietary licensed tools that offer a user-friendly interface and have many features, however, their affordability, especially to individual scientists or students, is  ...  On the other hand, usability evaluation refers to a method used in the central design to assess a product or design by testing it with a group of representative users [15] , and a platform for users to  ... 
doi:10.48084/etasr.4107 fatcat:gajyipev3bgmvf44stsfjnhm2q

Automatic inspection-based support for obtaining usable Web sites for vision-impaired users

Francesco Correani, Barbara Leporini, Fabio Paternò
2006 Universal Access in the Information Society  
The aim of this work is to provide designers and developers of Web applications with support to obtain systems that are usable for vision-impaired users.  ...  A user test by blind and vision-impaired subjects showed that such criteria improve Web site usability both qualitatively and quantitatively.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors thank Francesco Conversano for his help in the development of the tool and Domenico Natale (SOGEI) for useful discussions on the topics of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10209-006-0026-z fatcat:lucszhth6bb3lfmcrzkdb7qlhu

Distributed and Automated Usability Testing of Low-Fidelity Prototypes

Ali Hosseini-Khayat, Theodore D. Hellmann, Frank Maurer
2010 2010 Agile Conference  
To address this concern we have developed ActiveStory Enhanced, a tool for creation and remote evaluation of low-fidelity prototypes.  ...  Lack of tool support is hindering the growing interest in incorporating usability evaluation into agile software development practices.  ...  ASE allows freehand sketching of user interface prototypes in the Prototype Designer. It also allows usability evaluation of prototypes by remote users through the Testing Tool.  ... 
doi:10.1109/agile.2010.11 dblp:conf/agiledc/Hosseini-KhayatHM10 fatcat:dzysdpkzrvfqfkr6nltsxtk3ci

Transferring Knowledge of User Interfaces Guidelines to the Web [chapter]

Dominique Scapin, Jean Vanderdonckt, Christelle Farenc, Rémi Bastide, Christian Bastien, Corinne Leulier, Céline Mariage, Philippe Palanque
2001 Tools for Working with Guidelines  
The work presented here describes how ergonomic rules, that are valid for the design of graphical user interfaces, should be refined and extended in order to be suitable for the ergonomic design and evaluation  ...  To this end a distinction is made between web user interfaces and classical WIMP ones.  ...  The authors would like to thank the anonymous reviewers for their useful comments. References  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4471-0279-3_28 dblp:conf/tfwwg/ScapinVFBBLMP00 fatcat:onkkklwg3rdzdie6rq4yj3f7d4

Evaluation of Fiji National University Campus Information Systems [article]

Bimal Aklesh Kumar
2011 arXiv   pre-print
User interface evaluation was carried out to assess user interface on a set of usability principles, usability evaluation to see the ease at which users can use the system and finally performance evaluation  ...  The result of each of these evaluations were analysed and the system was rectified as part of iterative design process.  ...  Heuristic evaluation is usability engineering method for finding the usability problems in a user interface design so that they can be attended to as part of iterative design process [8] .  ... 
arXiv:1106.3369v1 fatcat:exhfrlgqfjhytkw6asmt526i5q

Ensuring Web Interface Quality through Usability-Based Split Testing [chapter]

Maximilian Speicher, Andreas Both, Martin Gaedke
2014 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We introduce Usability-based Split Testing as an alternative to the above approaches for ensuring web interface quality, along with a corresponding tool called WaPPU.  ...  Usability is a crucial quality aspect of web applications, as it guarantees customer satisfaction and loyalty.  ...  We thank Robert Frankenstein, Björn Freiberg, Viet Nguyen, Thomas Stangneth and Katja Zatinschikow for helping with design and implementation of the user study.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-08245-5_6 fatcat:zfayqud4rnbozapmffcezmjwpm

Preliminary Evaluation of Interactive Search Engine Interface for Visually Impaired Users

Aboubakr Aqle, Kamran Khowaja, Dena Al-Thani
2020 IEEE Access  
This work designs, evaluates, and improves a proposed search engine interface for Visually Impaired (VI) users to efficiently perform web search activities.  ...  This interface aims to reduce the time and effort required by the VI users to browse search results.  ...  Mada's support has had a huge impact on the quality of work produced in this project.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.2977593 fatcat:aymgc33ts5cbnebgftixn2hojq

Human–computer interaction: Interdisciplinary roots and trends

H. Rex Hartson
1998 Journal of Systems and Software  
Achieving good usability requires attention to both product and development process, particularly for the user interaction design, which should serve as requirements for the user interface software component  ...  The central concept of HCI is usability, ease of use plus usefulness.  ...  Thanks also to Joey Gabbard of Virginia Tech for help with the discussion of usability for virtual environments and Lucy Nowell of Virginia Tech for help with the discussion of information visualization  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0164-1212(98)10026-2 fatcat:wforvqgs7vdoppkowjfzxh5ybe

A Survey on Web Navigation Usability by Web Structure Modification with the Help of Actual and Anticipated Usage Comparison

2015 International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)  
point of view, which results into web navigation usability problems for users.  ...  Most of the time, website navigation is put together by Web designers who know a lot about making decorated websites, but very little about marketing a website or creating a website built from the users  ...  published article on "Web Usability Probe: A Tool for Supporting Remote Usability Evaluation of Web Sites" on springer.  ... 
doi:10.21275/v4i11.nov151234 fatcat:ayoyhtnlezdw3m3xqqvaf6awqi

Remote Usability Evaluation of Mobile Web Applications [chapter]

Paolo Burzacca, Fabio Paternò
2013 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Recent proliferation of mobile devices has made it important to provide automatic support for usability evaluation when people interact with mobile applications.  ...  In this paper, we discuss some specific aspects that need to be considered in remote usability of mobile Web applications, and introduce a novel environment that aims to address such issues.  ...  One example was WebRemUsine [4] , which was a tool for remote usability evaluation of Web applications through browser logs and task models.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-39232-0_27 fatcat:zs3ea6og3ndxbfqro4nwvqy5q4
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