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Usability Engineering

 
 
 
 
Usability Engineering
Author: Jakob Nielsen
ISBN 13: 9780125184069
ISBN 10: 125184069
Edition: 1
Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann
Publication Date: 1993-09-23
Format: Paperback
Pages: 362
List Price: $72.95
 
 

"The purpose of Jakob Nielsen's Usability Engineering is to help nontechnical people improve the systems so that they are not only error-free but also easier and more pleasant to use, and more efficient. It is a book that ...shows us how to change the world and does so admirably....One of this book's strengths is that it provides a wide selection of methods for improving systems, and allows for the unavoidable constraints of the real world." —NEW SCIENTIST

Written by the author of the best-selling HyperText & HyperMedia, this book is an excellent guide to the methods of usability engineering. The book provides the tools needed to avoid usability surprises and improve product quality.
Step-by-step information on which method to use at various stages during the development lifecycle are included,
along with detailed information on how to run a usability test and the unique issues relating to international usability.

KEY FEATURES

  • Emphasizes cost-effective methods that developers can implement immediately.
  • Instructs readers about which methods to use and when to use them throughout the development lifecycle, ultimately helping in cost-benefit analysis.
  • Shows readers how to avoid the four most frequently listed reasons for delay in software projects.
  • Includes detailed information on how to run a usability test.
  • Covers unique issues of international usability.
  • Features an extensive bibliography allowing readers to find additional information.
  • Written by an internationally renowned expert in the field and the author of the best-selling HyperText &
    HyperMedia
    .

"The purpose of Jakob Nielsen's Usability Engineering is to help nontechnical people improve the systems so that they are not only error-free but also easier and more pleasant to use, and more efficient. It is a book that ...shows us how to change the world and does so admirably....One of this book's strengths is that it provides a wide selection of methods for improving systems, and allows for the unavoidable constraints of the real world."
--NEW SCIENTIST