Heuristic evaluation of user interfaces

  title={Heuristic evaluation of user interfaces},
  author={Jakob Nielsen and Rolf Molich},
Heuristic evaluation is an informal method of usability analysis where a number of evaluators are presented with an interface design and asked to comment on it. Four experiments showed that individual evaluators were mostly quite bad at doing such heuristic evaluations and that they only found between 20 and 51% of the usability problems in the interfaces they evaluated. On the other hand, we could aggregate the evaluations from several evaluators to a single evaluation and such aggregates do… CONTINUE READING
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