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Fuzzy Multi-criteria Decision Making Methods Applied to Usability Software Assessment: An Annotated Bibliography

  • Yamilis Fernández-Pérez
  • Ailyn Febles-Estrada
  • Carlos Cruz
  • José Luis Verdegay
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Part of the Studies in Systems, Decision and Control book series (SSDC, volume 125)

Abstract

The software impacts every day in all aspects of our life. Therefore it is essential to assess the impact on the sustainability of any aspect of its application. A conscious and responsible use of resources is needed. One feature that is associated with the term sustainable software is the usability. It is very usual to define usability as a software ease of use, but this definition is ambiguous. For this reason, there are several definitions according to different approaches to measure it. In the last decades, a lot of papers have been published about software usability assessment models. These models have evolved from the use of algorithms, conventional statistics techniques, and Soft Computing methods. The goal of this work is to offer a collection of annotated bibliography about the characteristics, attributes and metrics used in usability assessment, focused in the Soft Computing techniques.

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Acknowledgements

This research has been supported by projects TIN2014-55024-P from the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness, and P11-TIC-8001 from the Andalusian Government (both including FEDER funds).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yamilis Fernández-Pérez
    • 1
  • Ailyn Febles-Estrada
    • 1
  • Carlos Cruz
    • 2
  • José Luis Verdegay
    • 2
  1. 1.Universidad de las Ciencias InformáticasHavanaCuba
  2. 2.Universidad de GranadaGranadaSpain

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