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Usability Problem Description and the Evaluator Effect in Usability Testing

  title={Usability Problem Description and the Evaluator Effect in Usability Testing},
  author={M. G. Capra},
  • M. G. Capra
  • Published 2006
  • Computer Science
  • Previous usability evaluation method (UEM) comparison studies have noted an evaluator effect on problem detection in heuristic evaluation, with evaluators differing in problems found and problem severity judgments. There have been few studies of the evaluator effect in usability testing (UT), task-based testing with end-users. UEM comparison studies focus on counting usability problems detected, but we also need to assess the content of usability problem descriptions (UPDs) to more fully… CONTINUE READING
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