Usability engineering

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Morgan Kaufmann, 1993 - Computers - 362 pages
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Written by the author of the best-selling HyperText & HyperMedia, this book is an excellent guide to the methods of usability engineering. The book provides the tools needed to avoid usability surprises and improve product quality. Step-by-step information on which method to use at various stages during the development lifecycle are included, along with detailed information on how to run a usability test and the unique issues relating to international usability.

* Emphasizes cost-effective methods that developers can implement immediately
* Instructs readers about which methods to use when, throughout the development lifecycle, which ultimately helps in cost-benefit analysis.
* Shows readers how to avoid the four most frequently listed reasons for delay in software projects.
* Includes detailed information on how to run a usability test.
* Covers unique issues of international usability.
* Features an extensive bibliography allowing readers to find additional information.
* Written by an internationally renowned expert in the field and the author of the best-selling HyperText & HyperMedia.

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This was a bit dry, but gave lots of good details. Read full review

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User Review  - Frankie - Goodreads

"Usability Engineering" is a must-have for anyone working in HCI, but especially for anyone who needs to run a user study. I feel like I refer back to this short little book every time I start a new study, and I've been doing this for almost 15 years! Read full review

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Executive Summary
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What Is Usability?
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Chapter 3
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