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Usability in Russia

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

Abstract

This chapter describes current state of the usability research field in Russia. Russia is a country that underwent rapid transformations during the past 20 years, which highly influenced the evolution of the usability field. Russia’s market and vast Internet development, as well as web and mobile communication growth served as a push for the advancement of usability. HCI and usability history in Russia starting from the Soviet period today is precisely described in this chapter. Practical advice regarding doing usability research in Russia are listed as well as companies and institutions where such research can be conducted. A concern of the future of the usability market is presented from the authors’ point of view.

Keywords

Soviet Period Russian Usability Mobile Communication Market Mobile Service Usage Knowledge Intensive Sector 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.UsethicsMoscowRussia

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