CiteWeb id: 19930000016

CiteWeb score: 11613

Written by the author of the best-selling HyperText & HyperMedia, this book is an excellent guide to the methods of usability engineering. The book provides the tools needed to avoid usability surprises and improve product quality. Step-by-step information on which method to use at various stages during the development lifecycle are included, along with detailed information on how to run a usability test and the unique issues relating to international usability.* Emphasizes cost-effective methods that developers can implement immediately* Instructs readers about which methods to use when, throughout the development lifecycle, which ultimately helps in cost-benefit analysis. * Shows readers how to avoid the four most frequently listed reasons for delay in software projects.* Includes detailed information on how to run a usability test.* Covers unique issues of international usability.* Features an extensive bibliography allowing readers to find additional information.* Written by an internationally renowned expert in the field and the author of the best-selling HyperText & HyperMedia.Table of ContentsExecutive Summary.What is Usability?Generations of User Interfaces.The Usability Engineering Lifecycle.Usability Heuristics.Usability Testing.Usability Assessment Methods Beyond Testing.Interface Standards.International User Interfaces.Future Developments.Appendix A: Exercises.Appendix B: Bibliography.Author Index.Subject Index.

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