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Development of the Evaluation Form for Expert Inspections of Web Portals

  • Andrina Granić
  • Ivica Mitrović
  • Nikola Marangunić
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6757)

Abstract

Web portals are a special breed of web sites, providing a large and diverse user population with a blend of information, services and facilities. Due to the lack of heuristics for the design and evaluation of general portals, we have conducted an experimental work to create research instrument for expert inspections. A set of 36 equally-levelled guidelines was developed to measure the hypothetical usability categories which reflect the four most distinctive elements of the contemporary web design process. The Portal Guidelines for expert inspections prove valuable to both novice inspectors and HCI experts, but further research will be required to validate the findings of this study.

Keywords

usability expert inspection Portal Guidelines web portal 

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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrina Granić
    • 1
  • Ivica Mitrović
    • 2
  • Nikola Marangunić
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of ScienceUniversity of SplitSplitCroatia
  2. 2.Arts AcademyUniversity of SplitSplitCroatia

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