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Usability Heuristics: Reinventing the Wheel?

  • Cristian Rusu
  • Virginica Rusu
  • Silvana Roncagliolo
  • Daniela QuiñonesEmail author
  • Virginia Zaraza Rusu
  • Habib M. Fardoun
  • Daniyal M. Alghazzawi
  • César A. Collazos
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9742)

Abstract

Heuristic evaluation is a well-known and widely accepted usability evaluation method. When performing a heuristic evaluation, generic or specific heuristics may be used. But forming heuristic evaluators may be a challenging task. The paper presents a study that evaluates the perception of (novice) evaluators on Nielsen’s usability heuristics. A standard survey was applied in five experiments.

Keywords

Usability User experience Usability evaluation Heuristic evaluation Usability heuristics 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Cristian Rusu
    • 1
  • Virginica Rusu
    • 2
  • Silvana Roncagliolo
    • 1
  • Daniela Quiñones
    • 1
    Email author
  • Virginia Zaraza Rusu
    • 1
  • Habib M. Fardoun
    • 3
  • Daniyal M. Alghazzawi
    • 3
  • César A. Collazos
    • 4
  1. 1.Pontificia Universidad Católica de ValparaísoValparaísoChile
  2. 2.Universidad de Playa Ancha de Ciencias de la EducaciónValparaísoChile
  3. 3.King Abdulaziz UniversityJeddahSaudi Arabia
  4. 4.Universidad del CaucaPopayánColombia

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