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API usability

John M. Daughtry, Umer Farooq, Jeffrey Stylos, Brad A. Myers
2009 Proceedings of the 27th international conference extended abstracts on Human factors in computing systems - CHI EA '09  
The purpose of this special interest group meeting is to bring together the community of usability researchers and professionals interested in API usability.  ...  Recently, a number of researchers and practitioners have begun to treat API design as a first-order object of study and practice.  ...  Over time, it has become increasingly apparent that a theoretical base for API usability could have a great impact on the software development profession.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1520340.1520403 dblp:conf/chi/DaughtryFSM09 fatcat:6u57mrwvarbmrje52knu72qiyy

Framework for Cloud Usability [chapter]

Brian Stanton, Mary Theofanos, Karuna P. Joshi
2015 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
PROPOSED FRAMEWORK FOR CLOUD USABILITY Any usability framework should start with a good understanding of what usability is.  ...  CLOUD USABILITY FRAMEWORK Figure 3 Cloud Usability Framework In a similar vein as the Cloud Services Measurement Initiative Consortium (CSMIC) who created a framework to establish measures for quality  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-20376-8_59 fatcat:dgbe3ojwk5egpmrvpsdb5egrre

Secure Device Pairing: A Usability Study

Yasir Arfat Malkani
2012 International Journal of UbiComp  
Ubiquitous computing systems are becoming more common nowadays.  ...  The main goal of this research was to design a generic system that facilitates association of two co-located devices by demonstration of physical proximity in ubiquitous computing environments.  ...  Ian Wakeman for their full support and guidance to make this work possible.  ... 
doi:10.5121/iju.2012.3203 fatcat:3q2jt44efbeotfwao23m27jbem

CPS: beyond usability

Tamara Denning, Daniel B. Kramer, Batya Friedman, Matthew R. Reynolds, Brian Gill, Tadayoshi Kohno
2014 Proceedings of the 30th Annual Computer Security Applications Conference on - ACSAC '14  
Our research not only provides a contribution to security research for an important class of cyber-physical systems (IMDs); it also provides an example of leveraging techniques from other communities to  ...  Designing for an application spaceparticularly a specialized one-requires a deep understanding of the stakeholders, their values, and the contexts of technology usage.  ...  Ransford, and A. Takakuwa for contributing to the data analysis process. This work was done while Tamara Denning was at the University of Washington.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2664243.2664289 dblp:conf/acsac/DenningKFRGK14 fatcat:zwpptz2pnng63ckq36dy2zfwqy

Challenges in Designing Inter-usable Systems [chapter]

Ville Antila, Alfred Lui
2011 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
a part of an interconnected system.  ...  The challenge for interaction designers is to meet the requirements of consistency and continuity across these platforms to ensure the inter-usability of the system.  ...  We would like to thank Privender Saini, Marloes van der Hout, Josu Cobelo, Jorge Rodriguez and Guido Galeazzi for their contributions to the interviews and analysis.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-23774-4_33 fatcat:6zsfrtswhjdoxdlaxvuglkxf3u

Aligning security and usability

Ka-Ping Yee
2004 IEEE Security and Privacy  
Pseudosecurity harms usability As a security practitioner, you might have been asked to take a nearly complete product and make it more secure.  ...  The basic question of who can do what suggests a framework for mental models based on actors and abilities. 6 Actors are entities that the user perceives as independent agents-for example, application  ...  For example, A might be an operating system and B might be an application running on it, or A might be a Web browser and B might be a script or plug-in on a Web page.  ... 
doi:10.1109/msp.2004.64 fatcat:2stghys3wrd6dciwyjxdiizpdu

Smartphones for Vision Rehabilitation: Accessible Features and Apps, Opportunity, Challenges, and Usability Evaluation [chapter]

Suraj Singh Senjam
2021 Software Usability [Working Title]  
There have been a lot of development in the mobile technology that incorporates computer technology, including electronic information, communication technology as well as touch-screen accessibility.  ...  Smartphones are one of the most advance forms of digital technology that can be viewed as assistive technology for disabled, including for individual with a visual loss.  ...  A systemic evaluation on the usability testing should be a part of developing for accessible features and applications of smartphones. Usability is an elusive concept.  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.97703 fatcat:47f5uuha6nf3jgjtdme3boatl4

Smart garments -- the issue of usability and aesthetics

Andreas Sonderegger
2013 Proceedings of the 2013 ACM conference on Pervasive and ubiquitous computing adjunct publication - UbiComp '13 Adjunct  
A special emphasis is placed on usability and its evaluation in a user-centered design approach. Different factors influencing the outcomes of usability tests are discussed.  ...  The paper concludes with recommendations for the development of usable and enjoyable smart garments.  ...  As for all interactive products and systems, usability and its evaluation is a key concept for the development of smart garments.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2494091.2495969 dblp:conf/huc/Sonderegger13 fatcat:6iayvrhaujcu7otycvsvma3zcu

WSACd - A Usable Access Control Framework for Smart Home Devices [chapter]

Konstantinos Fysarakis, Charalampos Konstantourakis, Konstantinos Rantos, Charalampos Manifavas, Ioannis Papaefstathiou
2015 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This paper presents Web Service Access Control for devices (WSACd), a framework that combines access control provided by the eXtensible Access Control Markup Language (XACML) with the benefits of Service  ...  The proposed framework is implemented in full and its performance is evaluated on a test-bed featuring devices expected to be found in a typical residential environment.  ...  All of the above are positive indicators for the future of the technology chosen as the underlying implementation and communication mechanism for the presented framework, and its potential for ubiquitous  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-24018-3_8 fatcat:l7v7sgzhefhk7ecnve22b44qey

Introduction to Intelligent User Interfaces (IUIs) [chapter]

Nauman Jalil
2021 Software Usability [Working Title]  
This chapter also explores a methodology for the design of situation-aware frameworks for the user interface that utilizes user and context inputs to provide details customized to the activities of the  ...  The outline includes the basic concepts and terminology, a review of current technologies and recent developments in the field, common architectures used for the design of IUI systems, and finally the  ...  If there is an appropriate equilibrium between the functionality and usability of a system, the real productivity of a system is achieved [22] .  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.97789 fatcat:jq7mqhrzdvevnkp5mxd27isndu

Usability trade-offs for adaptive user interfaces

Tim F. Paymans, Jasper Lindenberg, Mark Neerincx
2004 Proceedings of the 9th international conference on Intelligent user interface - IUI '04  
An analysis of context-aware user interfaces shows that adaptation mechanisms have a cost-benefit trade-off for usability.  ...  Unpredictable autonomous interface adaptations can easily reduce a system's usability.  ...  We thank Robert de Hoog (University of Amsterdam, Department of Social Science Informatics) for his comments and suggestions during this study.  ... 
doi:10.1145/964442.964512 dblp:conf/iui/PaymansLN04 fatcat:3dy6jcfxxneufgdtawo2nuzzt4

Usability and collaborative aspects of augmented reality

Morten Fjeld
2004 Interactions  
By nature, AR is a highly interdisciplinary field engaging signal processing, computer vision, computer graphics, user  ...  a system [4].  ...  Figure 3 : 3 A hybrid AR-HMD and Touch-Panel-Display System was chosen for the AR-supported assembly. This hybrid system makes wearing a HMD during the entire assembly unnecessary.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1029036.1029044 fatcat:nbudn2jpk5gh3gnmu4u5m7m6wa

Evaluating teamwork support in tabletop groupware applications using collaboration usability analysis

David Pinelle, Carl Gutwin
2007 Personal and Ubiquitous Computing  
As a result, tabletop systems still have problems with usability.  ...  The success of T-CUA shows the benefits of using a set of activity primitives as the basis for discount usability techniques.  ...  support is provided in an interactive system. 6 The analysis framework for CUA has two main parts: the mechanics of collaboration and a set of typical actions (see Table 1 ).  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00779-007-0145-4 fatcat:uyryhvh2wbektnwgcaii2ei6qu

A Cross-Platform Usability Measurement Model

Khalid Majrashi, Margaret Hamilton
2015 Lecture Notes on Software Engineering  
This has created a need for measuring usability of multiple interactive systems, concerning users horizontal interaction beside their vertical interaction.  ...  Therefore, taking into consideration the characteristics of user interaction with multiple interactive systems, a hierarchical model, which is called Cross-Platform Usability Measurement (CPUM), has been  ...  In 1995, Dromey's model [16] suggested a working framework for assessing different phases in the software engineering life cycle including requirement, design and implementation.  ... 
doi:10.7763/lnse.2015.v3.179 fatcat:ynwx2o7soffqfl7k2zab4nfa6e

Evaluating BluScreen: Usability for Intelligent Pervasive Displays

Maria Karam, Terry Payne, Esther David
2007 2007 2nd International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Applications  
their effectiveness, or even how to assess usability for these systems.  ...  Within a ubiquitous environment, market-based approaches can be used to select the most appropriate material for a public display, depending on factors such as the audience's preferences and diversity  ...  Acknowledgements Thanks go to Rajdeep Dash for providing inspiration during the development of the marketplace, for Valentina Tamma for her insightful comments and suggestions on the paper, and to Matt  ... 
doi:10.1109/icpca.2007.4365405 fatcat:sa47sgczb5cixishycwliwoffi
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