Do Gender and Age Matter? A User Study on Differences in Photo Collection Management

  • Angelina de C. A. Ziesemer
  • Francine B. Bergmann
  • Isabel H. Manssour
  • João B. S. de Oliveira
  • Milene S. Silveira
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8512)


The low cost and ubiquitousness of digital cameras allow users to collect large amounts of photos. Although storage is not usually a problem, selection of content for presentation requires time and work. Thus, we intend to investigate how users currently deal with the tasks of organizing and presenting their photos. A survey was conducted with 100 participants pointing out their preferences and differences related to age and gender in this subject. The research methodology, the experiment and the statistical results are discussed in this paper.


photo albums digital photos user experience 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Angelina de C. A. Ziesemer
    • 1
  • Francine B. Bergmann
    • 1
  • Isabel H. Manssour
    • 1
  • João B. S. de Oliveira
    • 1
  • Milene S. Silveira
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculdade de InformáticaPUCRS Avenida IpirangaPorto AlegreBrazil

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