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User interface tools: A survey and perspective

  • Rudolf K. Keller
Submitted Papers
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 896)

Abstract

Our survey provides many insights into the features that users are looking for in user interface tools, as well as into the factors that may hinder their use. The results suggest that users are willing to pay a high price for a reliable tool that helps developing the user interface of both prototypes and fully operational systems and that provides good functionality. Yet users want a tool that is easy to use and learn. Reconciling these requirements is a major challenge for tool developers and researchers.

Keywords

User interface engineering tool evaluation survey tool features tool limitations questionnaire 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Rudolf K. Keller
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  1. 1.Dépt. d'informatique et de recherche opérationnelleUniversité de MontréalMontréalCanada

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