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Investigating usability of MSstatsQC software [article]

Sara Mohammad Taheri, Omkar Terse, Eralp Dogu, Magy Seif El-Nasr, Olga Vitek
2020 arXiv   pre-print
The tasks are designed to test the usability of the software in terms of importing data files, selecting appropriate metrics, guide set, and peptides, and finally creating decision rules (tasks 1 and 3  ...  In this study, we ask 4 test users, from the proteomics field, to complete a series of tasks and questionnaires.  ...  We used our pilot test users to design the tasks appropriately.  ... 
arXiv:2002.00511v1 fatcat:ikcrm4jy2vgfzlq46ugbr6xdci

Usability testing of an academic library Web site: a case study

Brenda Battleson, Austin Booth, Jane Weintrop
2001 The journal of academic librarianship  
Of course, not all users are as "talkative" or "expressive" as the ones we tested.  ...  to conduct, they are less useful in identifying usability errors than tests with actual users. 1 0 "In formal usability testing, users are observed using a site, or prototype, to perform given tasks or  ...  Acknowledgment: The authors wish to express our appreciation to the additional members of the Usability Testing Coinmittee for their time, insights and dedication to this study: Gayle Hardy, Lori Widzinski  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0099-1333(01)00180-x fatcat:o7pbcrlanrhbpkdqb7kn26ofge

Usability Evaluation Method of Applications for Mobile Computers Using Operation Histories

2018 IEICE transactions on information and systems  
In our method, operation histories by users are recorded and analyzed to identify steps with usability problems.  ...  As a case study, the operation histories were recorded and analyzed when 20 subjects operated an application on a tablet computer.  ...  It determines whether there is a difference between the medians of the two types of data when the data are not normal distributions. The results are similar to the T test.  ... 
doi:10.1587/transinf.2017kbp0022 fatcat:gyi7rx6otzg3blfdockkq4xkti

The acquisition of a shared task model [chapter]

Frances Brazier, Jan Treur, Niek Wijngaards
1996 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In both domains different levels of interaction between an expert user and a diagnostic reasoning system are distinguished.  ...  The process of the acquisition of an agreed, shared task model as a means to structure interaction between expert users and knowledge engineers is described.  ...  has been (partially) supported by the Dutch Foundation for Knowledge-based Systems (SKBS), within the A3 project "An environment for modular knowledge-based systems (based on meta-knowledge) for design tasks  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-61273-4_18 fatcat:cguls7syxvhrzhbwoyclspy2wi

Evaluation of Wearable Visual Assistance System for Manual Automotive Assembly

Adithya Baburaj, Ravi Shankar Garimella, Gopi Neelakanta Pillai, Vignesh Eswar, Matthew Krugh, Laine Mears
2019 Procedia Manufacturing  
This work is intended to assist assembly associates to better view their work area and to complete tasks faster, more reliably, and with higher quality.  ...  The conducted evaluations included novice user evaluation of accuracy, timing, user preferences, and other performance results conducted on and off the assembly line providing insight on accuracy, timing  ...  The mean task completion time increased when the users used the smartglasses device for the tests.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.promfg.2020.01.286 fatcat:2mpz4t4hlvbm3deuxjnk3qstuy

User-centered virtual environment design for virtual rehabilitation

Cali M Fidopiastis, Albert A Rizzo, Jannick P Rolland
2010 Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation  
This standard not only allows therapists to select appropriate technology for use with their patient populations, it also allows them to account for technology limitations when assessing treatment efficacy  ...  Further, the stereoacuity vision benchmark test highlights differences in user performance when utilizing a similar style of head-worn display.  ...  However, benchmarks addressing user sensory capabilities across separated and integrated technologies are necessary when evaluating user performance, especially when evaluating persons with brain injuries  ... 
doi:10.1186/1743-0003-7-11 pmid:20170519 pmcid:PMC2837672 fatcat:lk52wclxhbgkldw7ez24gnt7iy


Krishna Subramanian
2014 Proceedings of the extended abstracts of the 32nd annual ACM conference on Human factors in computing systems - CHI EA '14  
It guides users to select the appropriate statistical analysis tasks based on the research questions they want to answer.  ...  By collocating statistical analysis results with appropriate visualizations, users are made aware of data-specific knowledge, which consequently improves their understanding of data and reduces common  ...  ., selecting two normally-distributed means invokes a pairwise t-test, with non-parametric alternative of a pairwise wilcox-test being invoked when distributions are not normal.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2559206.2579423 dblp:conf/chi/Subramanian14 fatcat:gzduv33a35bjxg7feijgtwbxs4

Analyzing Typical Mobile Gestures in mHealth Applications for Users with Down Syndrome

H. Luna-Garcia, A. Mendoza-Gonzalez, R. Mendoza-Gonzalez, H. Gamboa-Rosales, J. I. Galván-Tejada, J. M. Celaya-Padilla, C. E. Galvan-Tejada, J. Arceo-Olague, A. Moreno-Baez, O. Alonso-González, F. E. Lopez-Monteagudo, R. Solis-Robles (+1 others)
2018 Mobile Information Systems  
We tested 24 users and analyzed their physical performance in fine-motor movements while developing a set of tasks over a mHealth application.  ...  In this paper, we had analyzed how suitable the mHealth applications are for users with Down syndrome.  ...  Although the test applicator and the assistant are present in the testing room, only the applicator interacts with the users.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2018/2830851 fatcat:ybha6c3ezzdsnemafi4icx7kua

Testing for Transition

Ashley Lierman, Bethany Scott, Mea Warren, Cherie Turner
2019 Information Technology and Libraries  
Significant findings include that users need clear directions and titles that incorporate familiar terminology, do not readily understand the purpose of guides, and are easily overwhelmed by excess information  ...  This information was collected using an open-card-sort study, two face-to-face, think-aloud testing protocols, and an online survey.  ...  Consistently, testers tended to gravitate toward course guides even when subject guides would have been more appropriate for a given task, and some users expressed that this choice was because of the greater  ... 
doi:10.6017/ital.v38i4.11169 fatcat:j6arp6es7vckvjetgrzxscx2o4

Interaction Design of E-books for Mobile Value-added Services

Ching-Hua Huang, Chao-Ming Wang
2022 Zenodo  
User testing was adopted to study the interaction design in reading e-books based on mobile devices.  ...  The study concludes that the participants' opinions of e-books were fairly neutral in user testing, discusses value-added services of e-books and provides a case study for the creative cooperation model  ...  In user testing the time it takes typical users to complete clearly defined, typical tasks is measured and the number and type of errors they make are recorded.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5833316 fatcat:7znc44kj7nb6ndsjpwk7md4v3q

A flexible dialogue system for enhancing web usability

Marta Gatius, Meritxell González
2009 Proceedings of the 18th international conference on World wide web - WWW '09  
In this paper, we study how the performance and usability of web dialogue systems could be enhanced by using an appropriate representation of the different types of knowledge involved in communication:  ...  However, the cost of developing applicationrestricted DSs is high and they are not easily adaptable to new applications and, thus, those systems are not appropriate to guide the user accessing different  ...  Table 2 . 2 Test 1 versus Test 2 Performance Features Test 1 Test 2 P-value Task success(%) 82% 83,3% 0,783 System Errors 2,37 1,19 0,003 Time (seconds) 124 102 0,222 # user turns 6,42  ... 
doi:10.1145/1526709.1526910 dblp:conf/www/GatiusG09 fatcat:6hovl6ftafe7hmo3nnklspiqr4

Task Knowledge Based Retrieval for Service Relevant to Mobile User's Activity [chapter]

Takefumi Naganuma, Shoji Kurakake
2005 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Key components are a task knowledge base of tasks that a mobile user performs in daily life and a service knowledge base of services that can be used to accomplish user tasks.  ...  We also show preliminary user test results; they indicate that the system allows a user to find appropriate services quicker with fewer loads than conventional commercial methods.  ...  For instance, when the user's context is "midnight", the task of "travel by train" should not be associated with the user if there are no train services in midnight. 6.  ... 
doi:10.1007/11574620_68 fatcat:mrlvmmuj3jgvzk4nm5bn6pbmue

Anthropomorphic vs. Non-anthropomorphic Software Interface Feedback for Online Systems Usage [chapter]

Pietro Murano
2003 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Computer systems are being used more and more, where potentially every household and work environment will have a computer in the near future.  ...  This paper answers an important question concerning the effectiveness of anthropomorphic user interface feedback.  ...  This is because the t test and F test becomes even more reliable when outliers are removed and because the significance figures are much larger.  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-36572-9_26 fatcat:7sycgfxlq5d4fmwy3mgo6jvim4

Effects of Asymmetry between Design Models and User Models on Subjective Comprehension of User Interface

Toshihisa Doi
2021 Symmetry  
The aim of this study was to investigate the characteristics of users who have asymmetrical mental models and identify what such users did not understand.  ...  Twenty-four subjects participated in an experiment that involved a digital camera operation task and mental model tests that measure the level of the agreement of the mental model construction in terms  ...  users who are not good at constructing mental models.  ... 
doi:10.3390/sym13050795 doaj:234a63a18937483297e5629c19ff258a fatcat:5ufc4tmjhvf33ns4zkujgpqp4i

Drawing on human factors engineering to evaluate the effectiveness of health information technology

Kathrin M Cresswell, Ann Blandford, Aziz Sheikh
2017 Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine  
What is HFE and when is it appropriate?  ...  Our experiences have however indicated that there are a number of contexts where RCTs and quasi-RCTs are not feasible and/or appropriate.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0141076817712252 pmid:28537105 fatcat:uittqi5qizcilkp5egkd3pkz6i
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