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Annals of Computer Science and Information Systems, Volume 15

Proceedings of the 2018 Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems

Usability attributes revisited: a time-framed knowledge map

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15439/2018F137

Citation: Proceedings of the 2018 Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems, M. Ganzha, L. Maciaszek, M. Paprzycki (eds). ACSIS, Vol. 15, pages 10051008 ()

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Abstract. Software usability plays a major role in the quality perceived by its users. However, a variety of definitions and associated attributes shows that there is still no consensus in this area. The overall purpose of this paper is to present the results of a critical and rigorous literature review, the aim of which is to demonstrate all the relevant usability definitions and related attributes introduced till now. This comprehensive view, depicted by a time-framed knowledge map, provides an in-depth understanding of the observed evolution on the one hand, and also serves as a guide for usability engineers to address some non-functional requirements, on the other.


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