Measuring multitasking behavior with activity-based metrics

@article{BenbunanFich2011MeasuringMB,
  title={Measuring multitasking behavior with activity-based metrics},
  author={Raquel Benbunan-Fich and Rachel F. Adler and Tamilla Mavlanova},
  journal={ACM Trans. Comput.-Hum. Interact.},
  year={2011},
  volume={18},
  pages={7:1-7:22}
}
Multitasking is the result of time allocation decisions made by individuals faced with multiple tasks. Multitasking research is important in order to improve the design of systems and applications. Since people typically use computers to perform multiple tasks at the same time, insights into this type of behavior can help develop better systems and ideal types of computer environments for modern multitasking users. In this paper, we define multitasking based on the principles of task… CONTINUE READING
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