Introduction to Human Computer Interaction / Human Computer Interaction

Introduction to Human Computer Interaction / Human Computer Interaction
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A careful design is even better than good error messages which prevents a problem from occurring in the first place. Either delete or test for error-prone conditions, and offer a validation choice to users before committing to the operation.

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In the early 1990s Jacob Nielsen developed heuristic evaluation.

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While it's best if the program can be used without documentation, support and documentation may need to be provided.

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Minimize the memory load of the user, by having visible objects, behaviors and choices. The user should not need to remember data from one part of the dialog to another. Instructions for using the program should be accessible or easily retrievable where appropriate.

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Expert is told of the assumptions regarding consumer population, sense of usage, task specifics in heuristic evaluation.

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The program will also keep users updated in a reasonable time about what's happening through correct feedback.


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Users often mistakenly choose system functions and need a clearly marked "emergency exit" to leave the undesirable state without having to go through an extended dialog. Support undo and redo.

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Fitts' law is useful in evaluating structures for which it is not possible to locate an item

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Designer introduces an element of the Design & Use scenarios in a cognitive walkthrough.


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Predictive models, offer a way to test goods or prototypes without affecting the users directly.

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The program will speak the language of the users, with user-familiar expressions, phrases, and concepts rather than system-oriented terminology.

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Walkthroughs are focused so they are suitable to assess small parts of a product.

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Modelling includes the processing of user behavior data on a website or product

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Fitt’s law predicts that pointing to an object using a tool is a function of the distance from the object and the size of the object.

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Dialogs should not contain irrelevant or rarely needed information. Each extra information unit in a dialog competes with the related information units and diminishes their relative visibility.

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Accelerators — unknown by the novice user — can often speed up the professional user interaction so the device can work for both new and seasoned users. Allow users to tailor frequent actions.

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Users shouldn't be wondering whether specific words, circumstances or acts mean the same thing. Employ conventions on website.

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Fitts' Law can’t be used to predict professional, error-free results with restricted key presses for clearly defined tasks

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You cannot use inspections to test specifications, mockups, functional prototypes, or systems.

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Error messages should be expressed in plain language (no codes), the problem should be specified precisely and a solution suggested constructively.

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Participants will be told why they are doing the test, what they will be asked to do and their rights.

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Experiments test a hypothesis by changing some variables while preserving constancy of others.

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Controlled setting involving users, e.g. field experiments and seeing how the product is used in the real world in wild experiments.

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Match the things to consider when interpreting data from Column A to Column B

Are there prejudices that distort outcomes?

How generalizable are outcomes?

Does the assessment process distort the results?

Can the system measure what they are supposed to calculate?

Does the process yield the same results on different occasions?

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Usability testing is carried out in regulated labs or temporary laboratories.


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The application of technology in people's daily lives can be measured in living laboratories.

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Some of the same methods of collecting data are used in evaluation as to set criteria and define the needs of the users.

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Evaluations may be carried out in controlled settings such as labs, less controlled field settings, or where no users are present.

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Usually a high authority approves the design of the informed consent form, the assessment procedure, data processing and data storage methods


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To test dependent variable(s), the experimenter checks independent variable(s).

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Usability testing and trials require the assessor to have a high degree of control over what is being tested, while evaluators usually exert little or no control on participants in field studies.

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Natural setting involving people, e.g. usability testing & laboratory and living lab tests.

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Usability research is based on indicators of success, e.g. How long and how many errors are made while performing a series of predefined tasks. Indirect observation (video and keystroke logging), questionnaires regarding user satisfaction, and interviews are also collected.

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User-free settings are intended to predict, analyze & model aspects of device analytics.

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Field studies are evaluation studies that are carried out in natural settings to discover how people interact with technology in the real world.

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Remote testing systems which are inexpensive are more compact than usability laboratories. Many do have handheld eye-tracking apps and other tools.

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Walkthroughs are focused so they are suitable to assess small parts of a product.

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Question 2

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Dialogs should not contain irrelevant or rarely needed information. Each extra information unit in a dialog competes with the related information units and diminishes their relative visibility.

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The bottom-line benefits of usability to development organizations include:

  •  profits due to more competitive products/services
  •  overall development and maintenance costs
  •  customer support costs
  •  follow-on business due to satisfied customers

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Expert is told of the assumptions regarding consumer population, sense of usage, task specifics in heuristic evaluation.

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Question 5

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In the early 1990s Jacob Nielsen developed heuristic evaluation.

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Question 6

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Field studies are evaluation studies that are carried out in natural settings to discover how people interact with technology in the real world.

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Question 7

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Fitts' law is useful in evaluating structures for which it is not possible to locate an item

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Question 8

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While it's best if the program can be used without documentation, support and documentation may need to be provided.

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Question 9

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Match the things to consider when interpreting data from Column A to Column B

Are there prejudices that distort outcomes?

Does the assessment process distort the results?

Can the system measure what they are supposed to calculate?

How generalizable are outcomes?

Does the process yield the same results on different occasions?

Question 10

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Controlled setting involving users, e.g. field experiments and seeing how the product is used in the real world in wild experiments.

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Question 11

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Modelling includes the processing of user behavior data on a website or product

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Question 12

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Fitt’s law predicts that pointing to an object using a tool is a function of the distance from the object and the size of the object.

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Question 13

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This is the method of choosing items to concentrate on from the variety of possibilities available for a list at a time.

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Question 14

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Evaluations may be carried out in controlled settings such as labs, less controlled field settings, or where no users are present.

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Question 15

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Usually a high authority approves the design of the informed consent form, the assessment procedure, data processing and data storage methods


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Question 16

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Users shouldn't be wondering whether specific words, circumstances or acts mean the same thing. Employ conventions on website.

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Question 17

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Users often mistakenly choose system functions and need a clearly marked "emergency exit" to leave the undesirable state without having to go through an extended dialog. Support undo and redo.

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Question 18

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Usability research is based on indicators of success, e.g. How long and how many errors are made while performing a series of predefined tasks. Indirect observation (video and keystroke logging), questionnaires regarding user satisfaction, and interviews are also collected.

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Question 19

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Field studies involving the implementation in natural settings of prototypes or innovations can also be referred to as 'in the wild.'

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Experiments test a hypothesis by changing some variables while preserving constancy of others.

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The program will also keep users updated in a reasonable time about what's happening through correct feedback.


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What are the elements of the Gulf of Execution?

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Remote testing systems which are inexpensive are more compact than usability laboratories. Many do have handheld eye-tracking apps and other tools.

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Sometimes the results of a field study are surprising, especially in wild studies that investigate how participants use novel technology in their own homes, workplaces, or outside.

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Error messages should be expressed in plain language (no codes), the problem should be specified precisely and a solution suggested constructively.

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Fitts' Law can’t be used to predict professional, error-free results with restricted key presses for clearly defined tasks

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Question 27

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Usability testing and trials require the assessor to have a high degree of control over what is being tested, while evaluators usually exert little or no control on participants in field studies.

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Predictive models, offer a way to test goods or prototypes without affecting the users directly.

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To test dependent variable(s), the experimenter checks independent variable(s).

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The field of HCI __________

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Minimize the memory load of the user, by having visible objects, behaviors and choices. The user should not need to remember data from one part of the dialog to another. Instructions for using the program should be accessible or easily retrievable where appropriate.

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 software system is one that supports the effective and efficient completino of tasks in a given work context. 

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Participants will be told why they are doing the test, what they will be asked to do and their rights.

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Question 34

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A careful design is even better than good error messages which prevents a problem from occurring in the first place. Either delete or test for error-prone conditions, and offer a validation choice to users before committing to the operation.

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Question 35

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The program will speak the language of the users, with user-familiar expressions, phrases, and concepts rather than system-oriented terminology.

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Question 36

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Usability testing is carried out in regulated labs or temporary laboratories.


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Question 37

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Natural setting involving people, e.g. usability testing & laboratory and living lab tests.

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Question 38

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You cannot use inspections to test specifications, mockups, functional prototypes, or systems.

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Question 39

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Designer introduces an element of the Design & Use scenarios in a cognitive walkthrough.


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Question 40

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Accelerators — unknown by the novice user — can often speed up the professional user interaction so the device can work for both new and seasoned users. Allow users to tailor frequent actions.

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The application of technology in people's daily lives can be measured in living laboratories.

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Question 42

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Some of the same methods of collecting data are used in evaluation as to set criteria and define the needs of the users.

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Question 43

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User-free settings are intended to predict, analyze & model aspects of device analytics.

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