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System for Evaluating Usability and User Experience by Analyzing Repeated Patterns

  • Young Bin Kim
  • Shin Jin Kang
  • Chang Hun Kim
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8012)

Abstract

In this paper, a new system for evaluating interface usability through the analysis of repeated patterns is proposed. The system can be a valuable tool for verifying interfaces and in evaluating their usability by users, both of which are necessary stages in the development and operation of software. This paper concentrates on the repeated patterns that occur when users use an interface. Extracting these repeated patterns and analyzing them could enhance the development and usability of interfaces. Through experiments that applied the proposed system to several kinds of software, it was confirmed that problems with interfaces can be understood, and usability can be improved without requiring complicated analyses of user logs.

Keywords

Usability Methods and Tools Analyzing Repeated Patterns 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Young Bin Kim
    • 1
  • Shin Jin Kang
    • 2
  • Chang Hun Kim
    • 3
  1. 1.Interdisciplinary Program in Visual Information ProcessingKorea UniversityKorea
  2. 2.School of GamesHongik UniversityKorea
  3. 3.Department of Computer and Radio Communications EngineeringKorea UniversityKorea

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