Articles by Elizabeth D. Murphy

Murphy holds a PhD in cognitive psychology. She has 30 years of experience in user-interface design and evaluation, including 10 years at the U.S. Census Bureau's Usability Laboratory. At Human Solutions, Inc., she consults on issues in air-traffic-control automation. Her publications deal with topics in usability and human factors.

Conducting Iterative Usability Testing on a Web Site: Challenges and Benefits

Abstract This paper demonstrates the benefits and challenges of working collaboratively with designers and developers while conducting iterative usability testing during the course of Web site design. Four rounds of usability testing were conducted using materials of increasing realism to represent the user interface of a public government site: 1) low-fidelity paper prototypes; 2) medium-fidelity, […] [Read More]