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Effects of Environmental Illuminance on the Readability of E-Books

  • Tatsuya Koizuka
  • Takehito Kojima
  • Shunta Sano
  • Nobuhiro Ishio
  • Masaru Miyao
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8011)

Abstract

We carried out experiments to evaluate the readability of e-books using different display systems. We used two types of e-paper (Amazon KindleDX and 300dpiEPD), one type of backlit LCD (new iPad), and ordinary paper text. In the experiments, we conducted subjective evaluations and measured viewing distance. This study found a dependency between readability and illuminance of each device.

Keywords

Evaluation of Accessibility Usability User Experience E-books E-paper KindleDX iPad Readability Illuminance 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tatsuya Koizuka
    • 1
  • Takehito Kojima
    • 1
  • Shunta Sano
    • 1
  • Nobuhiro Ishio
    • 1
  • Masaru Miyao
    • 1
  1. 1.Nagoya UniversityNagoyaJapan

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