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A Prototype to Validate ErgoCoIn: A Web Site Ergonomic Inspection Technique

  • Marcelo Morandini
  • Walter de Abreu Cybis
  • Dominique L. Scapin
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5610)

Abstract

This paper presents current actions, results and perspectives concerning the development of the ErgoCoIn approach, which allows non expert inspectors to conduct ergonomic inspections of e-commerce web sites. An environment supporting inspections based on this approach was designed and a tool is being developed in order to accomplish its validation plan. Besides this validation, the actions to be undertaken will allow us to analyze the task of applying checklists and specify an inspection support environment especially fitted for that. This is of great importance as this environment is intended to be an open web service supporting ergonomic inspections of web sites from different domains. A wiki environment for this tool development is also being proposed.

Keywords

Usability Evaluation Web Sites Inspection Web 2.0 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marcelo Morandini
    • 1
  • Walter de Abreu Cybis
    • 2
  • Dominique L. Scapin
    • 3
  1. 1.School of Arts, Science and HumanitiesUniversity of Sao PauloSao PauloBrazil
  2. 2.Ecole Polytechnique, MontrealCanada
  3. 3.Institut National de Recherche en Informatique et Automatique, RocquencourtFrance

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