Investigating the usability of a mobile app for finding and exploring places and events


Knip, Florian ; Bikar, Christian ; Pfister, Bernd ; Opitz, Bernd ; Sztyler, Timo ; Jess, Michael ; Scherp, Ansgar



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Document Type: Conference or workshop publication
Year of publication: 2015
Book title: Ambient media usability, interaction, and smart media technologies : 7th International Workshop on Semantic Ambient Media Experiences (SAME 2014) ; Helsinki, Finland, 26 October 2014
The title of a journal, publication series: International Series on Information Systems and Management in Creative Emedia
Volume: 2014,1
Page range: 6-10
Date of the conference: 26.08.2014
Author/Publisher of the book
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Serral, Estefania
Place of publication: Red Hook, NY
Publishing house: Curran
ISBN: 978-1-5108-0016-8
Publication language: English
Institution: School of Business Informatics and Mathematics > Praktische Informatik II (Stuckenschmidt 2009-)
Subject: 004 Computer science, internet
Abstract: In our two-step field study, we developed and evaluated mobEx, a mobile app for faceted exploration of social media data on Android phones. mobEx unifies the data sources of related commercial apps in the market by retrieving information from various providers. The goal of our study was to find out, if the subjects understood the metaphor of a time-wheel as novel user interface feature for finding and exploring places and events and how they use it. In addition, mobEx offers a grid-based navigation menu and a list-based navigation menu for exploring the data. Here, we were interested in gaining some qualitative insights about which type of navigation approach the users prefer when they can choose between them. In this paper, we present the design and a preliminary analysis of the results of our study.

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Knip, Florian ; Bikar, Christian ; Pfister, Bernd ; Opitz, Bernd ; Sztyler, Timo ; Jess, Michael ; Scherp, Ansgar Investigating the usability of a mobile app for finding and exploring places and events. Serral, Estefania International Series on Information Systems and Management in Creative Emedia 2014,1 6-10 In: Ambient media usability, interaction, and smart media technologies : 7th International Workshop on Semantic Ambient Media Experiences (SAME 2014) ; Helsinki, Finland, 26 October 2014 (2015) Red Hook, NY [Conference or workshop publication]


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