Remote usability evaluation of web interfaces

Naouel Moha, Ashraf Gaffar, Gabriel Michel

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Usability testing is a process that employs a sample of future users to evaluate software according to specific usability criteria. With the unprecedented growth and reach of the Internet, it is hard to reach representative users of Web sites across the world. The new branch of remote usability testing has emerged as an alternative. While it is prohibitively expensive to conduct usability testing on a global range of users, it is technically possible and is more feasible to remotely collect the necessary information about usability problems and to analyze them the same way we do local tests. In this chapter, we present systematic methods and tools to support remote usability testing and evaluation of Web interfaces.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHuman Computer Interaction Research in Web Design and Evaluation
PublisherIGI Global
Number of pages17
ISBN (Print)9781599042466
StatePublished - 2006
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Social Sciences


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