Gavriel Salvendy

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This report represents a committee summary of the current state of knowledge regarding aftereffects and sense of presence in virtual environments (VEs). The work presented in this article, and the proposed research agenda, are the result of a special session that was set up in the framework of the Seventh International Conference on Human Computer(More)
Usability is becoming a more and more important software criterion, but the present usability measurement methods are either di cult to apply, or overly dependent upon evaluators’ expertise. Based on human information processing theory, this study identi® ed eight human factors considerations which are relevant to software usability. These considerations(More)
<b>Introduction</b> Usability evaluation is essential to make sure that software products newly released are easy to use, efficient, and effective to reach goals, and satisfactory to users. For example, when a software company wants to develop and sell a new product, the company needs to evaluate usability of the new product before launching it at a market(More)
Costs and benefits of job enlargement were examined in an interdisciplinary framework (Campion, 1988, 1989; Campion & Thayer, 1985). A quasi experiment was conducted with multiple comparison groups, dependent variables, and replications in a financial services organization. Enlargement involved combining jobs and adding ancillary duties to jobs. Data on 11(More)
In the modern multi-user computer environment, Internet-capable network servers provide connectivity that allows a large portion of the user population to access information at the desktop from sources around the world. Because of the ease with which information can be accessed, computer security breaches may occur unless systems and restricted information(More)