Usability in Aotearoa/New Zealand

Part of the Human-Computer Interaction Series book series (HCIS)


This chapter presents an overview of usability in Aotearoa/New Zealand, from the academic and industrial perspectives. It contains a brief description of the country and focuses on the development of HCI and its characteristics in New Zealand.


Graduate Level Optimal Usability Flight Experience Usability Research Usability Research Group 
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This chapter owes its existance to the work of all usability researchers and professionals in New Zealand. The cooperation and contribution from Optimal Usability is gratefully acknowledged, as is the permission of Air New Zealand to describe the evaluation of their novel seating plans.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The University of Waikato, Te Whare Wānanga o WaikatoHamiltonNew Zealand

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