Usability evaluation framework: Automated interface analysis for Android applications

Florian Lettner, Clemens Holzmann

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Abstract

Usability evaluation of mobile applications can be a time-consuming task, especially due to the fact that field studies are often more suitable than laboratory evaluations. However, good user interface design can make the difference between product acceptance and rejection in the marketplace, and is therefore of high relevance for application developers. In this paper, we present an innovative approach for the automated evaluation of the usability of a mobile application, which is based on the background observation and analysis of a user's behavior when using the application under real-life conditions. We present first results of our ongoing research work on a usability evaluation framework, which should help developers to make mobile applications easier to learn, easier to use and aesthetically more pleasing, and thus lead to a higher usability and acceptance of the applications.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationComputer Aided Systems Theory, EUROCAST 2011 - 13th International Conference, Revised Selected Papers
Pages560-567
Number of pages8
EditionPART 2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Event13th International Conference on Computer Aided Systems Theory, Eurocast 2011 - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
Duration: 6 Feb 201111 Feb 2011
http://www.iuctc.ulpgc.es/spain/eurocast2011/

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
NumberPART 2
Volume6928 LNCS
ISSN (Print)0302-9743
ISSN (Electronic)1611-3349

Conference

Conference13th International Conference on Computer Aided Systems Theory, Eurocast 2011
CountrySpain
CityLas Palmas de Gran Canaria
Period06.02.201111.02.2011
Internet address

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