Università della Svizzera italiana

Web usability : enhancing effectiveness of methodologies and improving their communication features

Triacca, Luca ; Paolini, Paolo (Dir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Università della Svizzera italiana, 2005.

The quality of web sites (or more in general interactive applications) may be improved taking into account the activity of usability evaluation, in which the quality for the endusers is defined and established. One of the most serious problems related to usability field is that usability evaluation methods often were not defined to be effectively reused by the people who did not invent them. The...

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TRAMA : a traceability analysis method for (interactive) applications

Randazzo, Giovanni ; Paolini, Paolo (Dir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Università della Svizzera italiana, 2005 ; 2005COM004.

A common opinion in the Requirements Traceability field is that solution design, i.e. the design of the application solutions, may be derived directly from requirements refinement; according to current industrial practices and to some specific experiences, this dissertation proposes a different thesis: the design process is not a fully rational and explicit sequence of actions; designers keep...

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Mastering the semiotics of information-intensive web interfaces

Speroni, Marco ; Paolini, Paolo (Dir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Università della Svizzera italiana, 2006 ; 2006COM002.

Communication is virtually impossible when interlocutors lack the ability to negotiate meanings. The intended semantics of the language used by a sender should be perceived and mastered by its receiver/s. For this reason the sender should always vision and identify himself in the receiver in order to design the most clear and proper signs with respect to her/his knowledge. Web sites are complex...

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Mastering the requirements analysis for communication-intensive websites = Gestione dell'analisi dei requisiti per la comunicazione su web

Bolchini, Davide ; Paolini, Paolo (Dir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Università della Svizzera italiana, 2003.

Web application development still needs to employ effective methods to accommodate some distinctive aspects of the requirements analysis process: capturing high-level communication goals, considering several user profiles and stakeholders, defining hypermedia-specific requirements (concerning navigation, content, information structure and presentation aspects), and reusing requirements for an...