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CS 861 Human Factors and Usability Metrics

Course Description: This course surveys methods for evaluating user interfaces. Students will perform a heuristic evaluation, a cognitive walkthrough, a usability test and a comparison study. Class meetings will also introduce, discuss and occasionally practice additional techniques including user modeling, usage logging, surveys, and focus groups. A primary goal is to learn how to conduct various methods for evaluating user interfaces.


3 credits


CS 616 Min Grade C