Articles by Claudia Ziegler Acemyan, PhD
Dr. Acemyan is a post- doctoral research fellow in the Department of Psychology at Rice University. Currently, her research focuses on the usability and mental models of voting systems.
How Hard Can It Be to Place a Ballot Into a Ballot Box? Usability of Ballot Boxes in Tamper Resistant Voting Systems
Abstract End-to-end verifiable voting methods are an emerging type of voting system, and a number of new designs are being actively developed. Many of these systems try to mirror current paper voting methods and use a paper ballot that can be scanned and then placed into a ballot box. Previous research has shown that having […] [Read More]
How Low Can You Go? Is the System Usability Scale Range Restricted?
Abstract Previous research suggests that the System Usability Scale (SUS) might not be generating usability scores that span the entire measurement range from 0 to 100, particularly at the lower end of the scale. Most published literature has reported study mean scores that are typically above 40. The use of only a subset of the […] [Read More]