Modelling Learning of New Keyboard Layouts

@article{Jokinen2017ModellingLO,
  title={Modelling Learning of New Keyboard Layouts},
  author={Jussi P. P. Jokinen and Sayan Sarcar and Antti Oulasvirta and Chaklam Silpasuwanchai and Zhenxin Wang and Xiangshi Ren},
  journal={Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems},
  year={2017}
}
  • Jussi P. P. Jokinen, S. Sarcar, X. Ren
  • Published 2 May 2017
  • Computer Science, Psychology
  • Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems
Predicting how users learn new or changed interfaces is a long-standing objective in HCI research. This paper contributes to understanding of visual search and learning in text entry. With a goal of explaining variance in novices' typing performance that is attributable to visual search, a model was designed to predict how users learn to locate keys on a keyboard: initially relying on visual short-term memory but then transitioning to recall-based search. This allows predicting search times and… 

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