Issue No. 04 - Oct.-Dec. (2012 vol. 11)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MPRV.2011.84
Antti Oulasvirta , Max Planck Institute for Informatics
Laboratory-based usability evaluations are often inadequate for the post-desktop-computer era. Field studies challenge us to design evaluations as quasi-experiments that don't assume perfect control and randomization. Such evaluations are expensive, but there are ways to reduce costs.
Usability, Mobile communication, Performance evaluation, Prototypes, Three dimensional displays, Context awareness, Laboratories, quasi-experimentation, usability evaluation, human-computer interaction, mobile applications, field evaluation
A. Oulasvirta, "Rethinking Experimental Designs for Field Evaluations," in IEEE Pervasive Computing, vol. 11, no. , pp. 60-67, 2012.