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A Comparative Analysis On Methods For Measuring Web Usability

Rohana, Husin (2004) A Comparative Analysis On Methods For Measuring Web Usability. Masters thesis, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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Abstract

There are many methods in measuring web usability. Each method has its strenght and limitation. This study identified the top three most commonly-used methods in measuring web usability. The three methods were applied and tested using a prototype designed with some major flaws. The results show that usability testing, heuristic evaluation, and cognitive walkthrough are the top three methods, and usability testing method (think-aloud technique) is more preferable than the other two in terms of usability problem identified and cost effectiveness.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: web usability, usability testing, heuristic evaluation, cognitive walkthrough
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK5015.888 Web sites
Divisions: Faculty and School System > Sekolah Siswazah
Depositing User: Mrs Hafiza Mohd Akhir
Date Deposited: 12 Jan 2010 02:50
Last Modified: 24 Jul 2013 12:11
URI: http://etd.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/1411

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