Formalizing the process of usability heuristics development

Daniela Quiñones, Cristian Rusu, Silvana Roncagliolo, Virginica Rusu, César A. Collazos

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Heuristic evaluation is one of the widely used methods for evaluating usability. Several authors have developed different sets of usability heuristics in order to evaluate the usability of specific applications. In this regard, it is important to know if authors use a formal methodology to develop their heuristics. This paper presents several such methodologies highlighting the importance of a formal usability heuristics development process.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInformation Technology
Subtitle of host publicationNew Generations - 13th International Conference on Information Technology
EditorsShahram Latifi
PublisherSpringer Verlag
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)9783319324661
StatePublished - 1 Apr 2016
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameAdvances in Intelligent Systems and Computing
ISSN (Print)2194-5357


  • Evaluation methods
  • Methodologies
  • Usability
  • Usability heuristics

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