All February 2010: Volume 5, Issue 2 articles

Introduction to Volume 5, Issue 2

Welcome to the second issue of volume 5 of JUS! Our invited editorial is written by Daryle Gardner-Bonneau, one of the more experienced and respected professionals in the general area of humans and technology. In her editorial titled: “Is Technology Becoming More Usable—or Less—and With What Consequences?” she is raising a familiar but still difficult […] [Read More]

Is Technology Becoming More Usable—or Less—and With What Consequences?

My name is Daryle Gardner-Bonneau. I am 56 years old, and technology seems to have left me behind. I never thought I would be standing on the wrong side of the digital divide, but this is where I seem to be, and I appear to be moving ever further from the deepening chasm that divides […] [Read More]

Reliability of Self-Reported Awareness Measures Based on Eye Tracking

Abstract Participants in a usability evaluation are often asked whether they noticed certain elements after some level of interaction with a design. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the reliability of self-reported awareness measures using eye tracking data. Participants were shown 20 popular homepages for 7 seconds each and then asked afterwards if […] [Read More]

Usability Evaluation of Randomized Keypad

Abstract In this work, the usability of a randomized numeric keypad was examined and compared to the usability of a conventional numeric keypad. The comparison used completion time measurements and the error rate of short (4 digit) and long (8-digit) PINs to contrast efficiency and accuracy of the keypads. The results showed that the average […] [Read More]