Usability in Russia

  title={Usability in Russia},
  author={Alexander A. Belyshkin},
  booktitle={Global Usability},
This chapter describes current state of the usability research field in Russia. Russia is a country that underwent rapid transformations during the past 20 years, which highly influenced the evolution of the usability field. Russia’s market and vast Internet development, as well as web and mobile communication growth served as a push for the advancement of usability. HCI and usability history in Russia starting from the Soviet period today is precisely described in this chapter. Practical… 

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