Quantitative evaluation methodology for dynamic, Web-based collaboration tools

@article{Furmanski2004QuantitativeEM,
  title={Quantitative evaluation methodology for dynamic, Web-based collaboration tools},
  author={Chris Furmanski and David W. Payton and Mike Daily},
  journal={37th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 2004. Proceedings of the},
  year={2004},
  pages={10 pp.-}
}
One of the primary hurdles to effectively evaluating adaptive software is that its very use alters the system from one moment to the next. Here, we developed and implemented an empirical-evaluation methodology that was successfully tested on an adaptive, Web-based collaboration tool. Subjects participated in an "open-book" exam, spending limited amounts of time on the Web researching a generic, non-technical topic, such as jazz or baseball, and were later tested on the information they had… CONTINUE READING