Search for dissertations about: "usability problems"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 82 swedish dissertations containing the words usability problems.

  1. 1. Adding usability : Methods for modelling, user interface design and evaluation

    Author : Magnus Lif; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; Materials science; Modelling; analysis; design; evaluation; user interface; human computer interaction; system development; usability; utility; methods; workspace; iterative; designer; Materialvetenskap; Materials science; Teknisk materialvetenskap; datavetenskap med inriktning människa-datorinteraktion; Computer Science; human-computer interaction;

    Abstract : Many system development projects fail to provide information systems with high usability. This thesis focuses on how to solve this problem by introducing methods for modelling, user interface design and evaluation. These methods are primarily designed to serve as complements to existing methods for systems development. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Fine Balance : Addressing Usability and Users’ Needs in the Development of IT Systems for the Workplace

    Author : Inger Boivie; Jan Gulliksen; Henrik Artman; Helena Karasti; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; human-computer interaction; usability; usability professional; usability practitioner; user-centred design; user-centred systems design; IT systems development; Computer science; Datavetenskap;

    Abstract : IT systems with poor usability are a serious problem in many workplaces. Many workers, particularly office workers, spend a large part of their workday at the computer, and usability problems can cause frustration and impact negatively on productivity. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Rocky Road : Why Usability Work is so Difficult

    Author : Jeff Winter; Kari Rönkkö; Alma Culen; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Usability; User experience; UX; Wicked problems; Quality; Organizations; Institutions; Participatory design; User-centred design; Systems development; Computer software; Development; Software engineering; Human-computer interaction; Computer and Information Sciences Computer Science; Data- och informationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Achieving product and process quality are among the central themes of software engineering, and quality is an important factor in the marketplace. Usability and user experience (UX) are two important aspects of quality, particularly for interactive products. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Conceptual Model for Analysis of Automation Usability Problems in Control Room Settings

    Author : Jonas Andersson; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURAL SCIENCES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Human-machine systems; control rooms; cognitive systems engineering; nuclear power; levels of automation; usability problems;

    Abstract : The focus of this licentiate thesis lies on the problems that can emerge when humans and advanced control systems work together in control room environments. In the nuclear domain, automation is used extensively and it is important to maintain safe and efficient operations. READ MORE

  5. 5. Usability of Firewall Configuration : Making the Life of System Administrators Easier

    Author : Artem Voronkov; Stefan Lindskog; Leonardo Martucci; John Sören Pettersson; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; network security; usable security; firewall configuration; firewall interfaces; usability metrics; Computer Science; Datavetenskap;

    Abstract : Firewalls are an important component of network security that serve to protect networks by regulating incoming and outgoing traffic. However, setting up firewalls correctly is a challenging task, which becomes more difficult with the growth of the network's size. READ MORE