Towards the Maturation of IT Usability Evaluation (MAUSE)

  • Effie L. -C. Law
  • Ebba T. Hvannberg
  • Gilbert Cockton
  • Philippe Palanque
  • Dominque Scapin
  • Mark Springett
  • Christian Stary
  • Jean Vanderdonckt
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3585)


This article describes a new initiative MAUSE of which the ultimate goal is to bring more science to bear on usability evaluation methods. This overarching goal will be realized through scientific activities of four Working Groups (WGs) with each of them having specific objectives, rationales, tasks and expected outcomes. Outlook for MAUSE’s development is described.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Effie L. -C. Law
    • 1
  • Ebba T. Hvannberg
    • 2
  • Gilbert Cockton
    • 3
  • Philippe Palanque
    • 4
  • Dominque Scapin
    • 5
  • Mark Springett
    • 6
  • Christian Stary
    • 7
  • Jean Vanderdonckt
    • 8
  1. 1.ETH ZürichSwitzerland
  2. 2.University of IcelandUK
  3. 3.University of SunderlandUK
  4. 4.Universite Paul SabatierFrance
  5. 5.INRIA RocquencourtFrance
  6. 6.University of MiddlesexUK
  7. 7.University of LinzAustria
  8. 8.Catholic University of LouvainBelgium

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