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Crowdsourced Web Site Evaluation with CrowdStudy

  • Michael Nebeling
  • Maximilian Speicher
  • Michael Grossniklaus
  • Moira C. Norrie
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7387)

Abstract

Many different automatic usability evaluation tools have been specifically developed for web sites and web-based services, but they usually cannot replace user testing. At the same time, traditional usability evaluation methods can be both expensive and time consuming. We will demonstrate CrowdStudy, a toolkit for crowdsourced testing of web interfaces that allows, not only to efficiently recruit larger amounts of test users, but also to evaluate web sites under many different conditions.

Keywords

Web usability web site evaluation crowdsourcing 

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Copyright information

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Nebeling
    • 1
  • Maximilian Speicher
    • 1
  • Michael Grossniklaus
    • 2
  • Moira C. Norrie
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Information SystemsETH ZurichZurichSwitzerland
  2. 2.Computer Science DepartmentPortland State UniversityPortlandUnited States of America

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