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Cognitive, physical, sensory, and functional affordances in interaction design
  • H. Hartson
  • Computer Science
  • Behav. Inf. Technol.
  • 1 September 2003
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In reaction to Norman's (1999) essay on misuse of affordance in human-computer interaction literature, this article is a concept paper affirming the importance of this powerful concept, reinforcing Norman's distinctions of terminology, and expanding on the usefulness of the concepts in terms of their application to interaction design and evaluation. Expand
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Developing user interfaces: ensuring usability through product & process
Ensuring Usability in Human-Computer Interaction. THE PRODUCT. User Interaction Design Guidance: Standards, Guidelines, and Style Guides. Interaction Styles. THE PROCESS. Iterative,Expand
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Criteria For Evaluating Usability Evaluation Methods
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The current variety of alternative approaches to usability evaluation methods (UEMs) designed to assess and improve usability in software systems is offset by a general lack of understanding of the capabilities and limitations of each. Expand
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Criteria For Evaluating Usability Evaluation Methods
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The current variety of alternative approaches to usability evaluation methods (UEMs) designed to assess and improve usability in software systems is offset by a general lack of understanding of the capabilities and limitations of each. Expand
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Remote evaluation: the network as an extension of the usability laboratory
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We propose methods for remote usability evaluation wherein the evaluator, performing observation and analysis, is separated in space and/or time from the user. Expand
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The UAN: a user-oriented representation for direct manipulation interface designs
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This paper introduces the User Action Notation (UAN), a task- and user-oriented notation for behavioral representation of asynchronous, direct manipulation interface designs. Expand
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Human-computer interaction: Interdisciplinary roots and trends
  • H. Hartson
  • Computer Science
  • J. Syst. Softw.
  • 1 November 1998
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This paper reviews the theory and modeling supporting the practice of HCI, development life cycles and activities, and much of the practice that constitutes “usability engineering”. Expand
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Human-computer interface development: concepts and systems for its management
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Human-computer interface management, from a computer science viewpoint, focuses on the process of developing quality human-computer interfaces, including their representation, design, implementation, execution, evaluation, and maintenance. Expand
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Temporal Aspects of Tasks in the User Action Notation
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The need for communication among a multiplicity of cooperating roles in user interface development translates into the need for a common set of interface design representation techniques. Expand
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Remote evaluation for post-deployment usability improvement
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The usual kinds of alpha and beta testing do not qualify as formative usability evaluation because they do not yield detailed data observed during usage and associated closely with specific task performance. Expand
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