Justifying Usability Design Rules Based on a Formal Cognitive Model

@inproceedings{Curzon2013JustifyingUD,
  title={Justifying Usability Design Rules Based on a Formal Cognitive Model},
  author={Paul Curzon and Ann Blandford},
  year={2013}
}
Interactive systems combine a human operator and computer. Either may be a source of error. Verification processes used must ensure the correctness of the computer, and minimize the possibility of human error. In human-centered design allowance is made for human frailty. One such approach is to follow design rules. Design rules, however, are often ad hoc. We examine how a formal cognitive architecture, encapsulating results from the cognitive sciences, can be used to justify design rules both… CONTINUE READING