Experimental Study Based on Impacts of Time Pressure on Human-Computer Interaction Performance

  • Yi-qian ZhaoEmail author
  • Tian-yu Wu
  • Ya-jun Li
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 850)


According to studies, time pressure is a key factor impacting human-computer interaction performance. In an appointed task, the time pressure can be controlled by testing and designing a quota time length. In this paper, simulations and studies were conducted on the impact of time pressure on human-computer interaction performance through numerical calculation and input experiments. Through comparative analysis of experiment data, the impact of time pressure on numerical calculation and input performance, together with the changing pattern, was obtained. The human-computer interaction performance could be promoted if the pattern obtained from the experiment was applied to practical human-computer interactions and a reasonable time pressure was regulated and exerted by setting quota time lengths for specific interaction tasks.


Time pressure Quota time Human-computer interaction performance Numerical calculation and input Interaction efficiency Interaction accuracy rate 



This study is supported by the Project supported by the National Social Science Foundation of China (Project No. 16BSH127).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Design Art and MediaNanjing University of Science and TechnologyNanjingPeople’s Republic of China

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