Formalizing the process of usability heuristics development

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Abstract

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
Pages1279-1282
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)9783319324661
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Apr 2016

Publication series

NameAdvances in Intelligent Systems and Computing
Volume448
ISSN (Print)2194-5357

Keywords

  • Evaluation methods
  • Methodologies
  • Usability
  • Usability heuristics

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