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How to Develop a User-Friendly Chinese Hand Input System for the Touch Device? A Case Study

  • Zhe Chen
  • Pei-Luen Patrick Rau
  • Lin MaEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9741)

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to find how to develop a user-friendly Chinese hand input system for the touch devices. A case is studied to discover the factors which influencing the users’ experience in the Chinese hand input. In the case, three personas are developed to test the usability of Chinese hand input systems of three different touch devices (i.e. smartphone, tablet personal computer and all-in-one computer). The typical personas and process for Chinese hand input are established according to the result of the case study. This study also indicates the usability consideration for a Chinese hand input system. The results of this study can be applied to product design of Chinese hand input system and future research on Chinese hand input.

Keywords

Case study Chinese hand input Touch device 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Economics and ManagementBeihang UniversityBeijingChina
  2. 2.Department of Industrial EngineeringTsinghua UniversityBeijingChina

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