CS 552. User Interface Design

References Suggested by Dr. Browne


James Horn, The Usability Methods Toolbox, online at http://www.best.com/~jthom/usability/.

Jakob Nielsen, Usability Engineering, Academic Press, 1993.

Textbook for computer user interface designers. Extensive bibliography.

J.S. Dumas and Janice Redish, A Practical Guide to Usability Testing, Ablex, Norwood, NJ, 1993.

Detailed guidelines for conducting usability tests, but oriented toward formal lab testing.

Lindgaard, G., Usability Testing and System Evaluation: A Guide for Designing Useful Computer Systems, Chapman and Hall, 1994.

Basic usability testing textbook, geared toward computer system design.

Rubin, Jeffrey, Handbook of Usability Testing, John Wiley and Sons, 1994.

Step-by-step guidelines for conducting usability tests.

Cherri M. Pancake, Can Users Play an Effective Role in Parallel Tools Research? Oregon State University Technical Report 96-60-12, October 1996.

[Also published in International Journal of Supercomputing and HPC, Vol. 11, No. 1, 1997, pp. 84-94.]

M. M. Gowda and Cherri M. Pancake, Basing Tools Design on User Feedback: The Lightweight Corefile Browser. Available online at http://www.engr.orst.edu/~pancake/papers/lcb/lcb.html.