UCL logo

UCL Discovery

UCL home » Library Services » Electronic resources » UCL Discovery

From tasks to conceptual structures: misfit analysis

Blandford, A.; Green, T.; (2001) From tasks to conceptual structures: misfit analysis. In: Blandford, A. and Vanderdonckt, J. and Gray, P., (eds.) Conférence conjointe AFIHM-BCS sur l'Interaction Homme-Machine: Interactions sans frontières / Joint AFIHM-BCS conference on Human-Computer Interaction: Interactions without frontiers: IHM-HCI 2001 Vol II. (pp. pp. 113-116). Cépaduès-Éditions: Toulouse, France. Green open access

[img]
Preview
PDF - Requires a PDF viewer such as GSview, Xpdf or Adobe Acrobat Reader
21Kb

Abstract

Ontological Sketch Modelling (OSM) is an approach to usability evaluation that focuses on structures rather than tasks, and assesses the goodness of fit between the user’s conceptualisation of a system and that actually implemented by the designer. It provides a common representation that supports reasoning about users, domains and devices. In this paper, we introduce the rationale behind OSM, the approach itself, and a short case study of applying it to an electronic diary system.

Type:Proceedings paper
Title:From tasks to conceptual structures: misfit analysis
ISBN-13:9782854285642
Open access status:An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
Publisher version:http://www.cepadues.com/
Language:English
Additional information:The IHM-HCI Conference (IHM-HCI'2001) took place between 10 - 14 September 2001, in Lille, France. For information see http://www.hcirn.com/res/event/ihm.php. Please see records http://eprints.ucl.ac.uk/16837/ and http://eprints.ucl.ac.uk/16839/ for other papers from this conference. Many of the papers from this joint conference were also published by Springer as 'People and Computers XV - Interaction without Frontiers: Joint Proceedings of HCI 2001 and IHM 2001'. See http://eprints.ucl.ac.uk/17024/
Keywords:Ontological Sketch Modelling, OSM, usability evaluation, misfit analysis, diaries
UCL classification:UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Brain Sciences > Psychology and Language Sciences (Division of) > UCL Interaction Centre

View download statistics for this item

Archive Staff Only: edit this record