Assisted Interaction Data Analysis of Web-Based User Studies

  • Xabier Valencia
  • J. Eduardo Pérez
  • Unai Muñoz
  • Myriam Arrue
  • Julio Abascal
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9296)


User behaviour analysis requires defining experimental sessions with numerous participants. In this context, the specification of experiments is a demanding task, as several issues have to be considered such as the type of experiment, the type and number of tasks, the definition of questionnaires and the user interaction data to be gathered. The analysis of collected data is also complex and often requires repeatedly examining recorded interaction videos. In order to deal with these tasks, we present a platform called RemoTest which assists researchers to specify and conduct experimental sessions as well as to gather and analyse the interaction data. This platform has been applied to define different formal user studies on the web and has assisted researchers in detecting the main interaction characteristics of different user profiles and settings.


Web accessibility User testing User behaviour Accessibility in use 



The authors gratefully acknowledge the support of the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation through Project ModelAccess (TIN2010-15549). The EGOKITUZ Research Laboratory is supported by the Department of Education, Universities and Research of the Basque Government (Grant# IT-395-10) and the University of the Basque Country (Grant# UFI11/45).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xabier Valencia
    • 1
  • J. Eduardo Pérez
    • 1
  • Unai Muñoz
    • 1
  • Myriam Arrue
    • 1
  • Julio Abascal
    • 1
  1. 1.EGOKITUZ: Laboratory of HCI for Special NeedsUniversity of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), Informatika FakultateaDonostiaSpain

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