a user interface with ergonomic criteria. HAL is a multidisciplinary open access archive for the deposit and dissemination of scientific research documents, whether they are published or not. The documents may come from teaching and research institutions in France or abroad, or from public or private research centers. L'archive ouverte pluridisciplinaire… (More)
The aim of this paper is to review some work conducted in the field of user testing that aims at specifying or clarifying the test procedures and at defining and developing tools to help conduct user tests. The topics that have been selected were considered relevant for evaluating applications in the field of medical and health care informatics. These… (More)
The effectiveness of ergonomic criteria for the evaluation of user interfaces was assessed. Two groups of experts evaluated the interface of a musical database application. After an exploration-diagnosis phase, the participants evaluated the same interface states with or without ergonomic criteria. Preliminary results show that in the first phase, the… (More)
The aim of this paper is to present guidelines for conducting a type of user requirements analysis based on a constructivist approach. This method consists of meetings of experts of a targeted user community called: the Expert Community Staff. First, we present the theories involved in this approach that is both based on social construction of technology… (More)
The relative effectiveness of the Ergonomic Criteria and the ISO/DIS 9241-Part 10 Dialogue Principles in guiding the evaluation of user interfaces was assessed. Afler a demonstration of a musical database application and a fme exploration phase, three groups of participants (Criteria ISO, Contxol) were invited to evaluate the interface of the application.… (More)
This paper reports on the work that has been done by the team above within the EvalWeb project. The work presented here describes how web usability guidelines should be refined in order to be suitable for the ergonomic design and evaluation of web sites and to be embedded in a software tool.