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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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MiLE : systematic usability evaluation for e-learning web applications

Triacca, Luca ; Bolchini, Davide ; Botturi, Luca ; Inversini, Alessandro

In: Proceedings of EDMEDIA 2004, Lugano, Switzerland, 2004, vol. 1, p. 4398

This paper presents a proven and reusable methodology (MiLE) for performing a cost-effective usability evaluation of an e-learning web application. MiLE is a scenario-driven inspection technique which is based on the concepts of user profile, user goal, scenario, and usability attribute. Mitigating the drawbacks and merging the respective benefits of state-of-the-art methods for usability...