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Interface Aesthetics Effect on Usability: A Comparison of Two Screen Designs

  • Liang ZhaoEmail author
  • Mihaela Vorvoreanu
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9731)

Abstract

An empirical study was conducted to examine whether the redesigned version of an online interactive visual analytics platform has a positive effect on perceived usability. 8 participants took part in the experiment, completed 8 tasks and answered follow-up interviews. The results show that the effect on perceived usability is positive, and it provides insights of participants’ attitude toward the correlation between aesthetics and usability. Limitations and future work are addressed after the discussion.

Keywords

Interface Aesthetics Usability Comparison 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Computer Graphics TechnologyPurdue UniversityWest LafayetteUSA

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