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Evaluation Based Graphical Controls: A Contribution to Mobile User Interface Early Evaluation

  • Selem Charfi
  • Houcine Ezzedine
  • Christophe Kolski
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8512)

Abstract

In this paper, we present a set of graphical controls intended for the coupling between the design and the evaluation of mobile user interfaces. It is a contribution to user interface early evaluation. The presented controls include mechanisms aiming to inspect their consistency according to a predefined set of ergonomic guidelines. We also report on the proposed approach current implementation, and an example of application.

Keywords

User interface evaluation mobile user interface early evaluation graphical control ergonomic guideline usability 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Selem Charfi
    • 1
  • Houcine Ezzedine
    • 1
  • Christophe Kolski
    • 1
  1. 1.L.A.M.I.H. – UMR CNRS 8201, UVHC, Le Mont HouyValenciennes Cedex 9France

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