A comparison of pseudo-paper and paper prototyping methods for mobile evaluations

Lumsden, Jo and MacLean, Ryan (2008). A comparison of pseudo-paper and paper prototyping methods for mobile evaluations. IN: OTM '08 proceedings of the OTM confederated international workshops and posters on on the move to meaningful internet systems. Meersman, Robert; Tari, Zahir and Herrero, Pilar (eds) Lecture notes in computer science . Springer.

Abstract

The research presented in this paper is part of an ongoing investigation into how best to support meaningful lab-based usability evaluations of mobile technologies. In particular, we report on a comparative study of (a) a standard paper prototype of a mobile application used to perform an early-phase seated (static) usability evaluation, and (b) a pseudo-paper prototype created from the paper prototype used to perform an early-phase,contextually-relevant, mobile usability evaluation. We draw some initial conclusions regarding whether it is worth the added effort of conducting a usability evaluation of a pseudo-paper prototype in a contextually-relevant setting during early-phase user interface development.

Event Title: OTM '08 OTM Confederated International Workshops and Posters on On the Move to Meaningful Internet Systems
Event Type: Other
Event Dates: 2008-01-01 - 2008-01-01
ISBN: 978-3-540-88874-1
Published Date: 2008
Authors: Lumsden, Jo
MacLean, Ryan

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