Do size and structure matter to mobile users? An empirical study of the effects of screen size, information structure, and task complexity on user activities with standard web phones

@article{Chae2004DoSA,
  title={Do size and structure matter to mobile users? An empirical study of the effects of screen size, information structure, and task complexity on user activities with standard web phones},
  author={Minhee Chae and Jinwoo Kim},
  journal={Behaviour & IT},
  year={2004},
  volume={23},
  pages={165-181}
}
The small screens of mobile Internet devices, combined with the increasing complexity of mobile tasks, create a serious obstacle to usability in the mobile Internet. One way to circumvent the obstacle is to organize an information structure with efficient depth/ breadth tradeoffs. A controlled lab experiment was conducted to investigate how screen size and information structure affect user behaviors and perceptions. The moderating effects of task complexity on the relationship between screen… CONTINUE READING
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