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Combine Usability Metrics Into Single Scores By Homework Help Classof1
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Throughout the history of statistics, there has been an initial reluctance to combine measurements in any way, typically followed by empirical and theoretical work that supports the combination. For... More > example, before the mid-17th century, astronomers would not average their observations—“the idea that accuracy could be increased by combining measurements made under different conditions was slow to come”.< Less
Website Usability: A Plain Language Toolbox By Cheryl Stephens, Kate Harrison Whiteside
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Websites–like any medium of communication–benefit from the solutions plain language offers. Website Accessibility: A Plain Language Toolkit–the second book in the Plain Language... More > Wizardry Series–removes the fog that can surround planning, creating content, designing, and testing websites. It offers clear guidelines, tips, and examples. The authors’ advice is accompanied by links to actual web sites that exhibit good practices. Using tried and tested plain language practices, the Toolkit gives you a roadmap for success whether you are just beginning to create a website or re-launching an existing one.< Less
WAP and WML: Designing Usable Mobile Sites By Ryan Younger
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The Internet and advances in mobile telecommunications have transformed the mobile phone into a massively important Internet connected productivity tool. With the Wireless Application Protocol you... More > are able to access information on the Internet all over the world. “WAP and WML: Designing Usable Mobile Sites” gives you an insight into this exciting technology, covering what it is, how to go about designing and building a WAP site and most importantly WAP usability considerations and best practices. This is an excellent all-in-one book that includes real world case studies and the development of an example WAP site to get you up to speed on all aspects of building a useful and usable WAP site.< Less
Usability Bites: Getting your Message Heard By Martin Gonzalez-Rodriguez
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This book illustrates the techniques developed by the usability engineering for designing accessible and usable artifacts. The author analyzes some examples of wrong designs whose faulty user... More > interface was the cause of expensive repairs and in the case of some famous air crashes, even the lost of life. Crucial techniques such as card sorting, heuristic evaluation, personas and remote testing are analized depending upon their use in different development stages. All of those techniques are employed to increase the accuracy of the user modeling. These models are used to predict the behavior of users in different interaction scenarios. As a result, the author proposes a model-based design architecture, allowing to separate the user interface into four layers that facilitate their design and implementation separately.< Less
The eduStyle Guide to Usable Higher Ed Homepage Design By Stewart Foss, Cody Foss, Andy Foss
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The creators of the eduStyle website review many of the most well respected higher-ed website sites over the past 2 years including The University of Louisville, Rice University, Denver Seminary,... More > University of Notre Dame, Biola University, Boston University and more. They offer useful advice based on real life examples. This guide is a valuable tool for anyone who works on higher-ed web sites.< Less
The truly usable, actually helpful body wellness journal By Jeny Dowlin
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This is three-months worth of diary pages. Nothing has been more difficult for me on my path to better health than trying to keep track of my exercise and food intake on a daily basis. I never... More > could find a diary that truly worked for me. One that made it easy for me to keep track not just of calories but of water intake, daily intake of fruits and veggies, exercise, etc. So I created my own. And it works! I hope it works for you.< Less
Designing by Drawing: A practical guide to creating usable interactive design By Steven Hoober
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This is a book for designers, prospective designers or other usability professionals who find themselves designing interactive systems of any sort. If you are unsure how to proceed with your... More > design work, dread the part of your job where you have to specify designs or just have problems communicating your design with clients or implementation teams, this will provide you with a series of procedures, methodologies and tactics to help. And if you disagree with something, just tell me about it. The book will be regularly updated to stay current, and any useful comments will actually be integrated into the next release of the book. This is the complete, color edition of this book. If you balk at the price and need a print version, there is a black and white edition also.< Less
Designing by Drawing: A practical guide to creating usable interactive design By Steven Hoober
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This is a book for designers, prospective designers or other usability professionals who find themselves designing interactive systems of any sort. If you are unsure how to proceed with your... More > design work, dread the part of your job where you have to specify designs or just have problems communicating your design with clients or implementation teams, this will provide you with a series of procedures, methodologies and tactics to help. And if you disagree with something, just tell me about it. The book will be regularly updated to stay current, and any useful comments will actually be integrated into the next release of the book. This is the complete, color edition of this book. If you balk at the price and need a print version, there is a black and white edition also.< Less
Semantic Digital Libraries - Improving Usability of Information Discovery with Semantic and Social Services By Sebastian Ryszard Kruk
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This book is based on Sebastian's PhD thesis. He reviews architectures, abstract models, metadata standards and various technologies for building digital library management systems. He derives... More > requirements for advanced digital libraries and proposes an architecture model and a set of ontologies for semantic digital libraries. This book presents information discovery services using the semantic and social technologies, and the prototype implementation of a semantic digital library that answers these requirements. The claim presented in this book is that the semantic and social technologies applied a digital library management system delivers more efficient information discovery solutions, while the library users become more satisfied and can remember more information from what they have learned when using the library. ** This is the lite version of the book without appendix. Read more at http://semdl.info/books/2 **< Less
The eduStyle Guide to Usable Higher-ed Homepage Design By Stewart Foss, Cody Foss, Andrew Foss
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The creators of the eduStyle website review many of the most well respected higher-ed website sites over the past 2 years including The University of Louisville, Rice University, Denver Seminary,... More > University of Notre Dame, Biola University, Boston University and more. They offer useful advice based on real life examples. This guide is a valuable tool for anyone who works on higher-ed web sites.< Less