Exercise 7 - Mensch-Maschine-Interaktion 1 (MMI 1)
Exercise 7 - MMI 1
Topic: Heuristic Evaluation
a) Write a summary (100-300 words) of the lectures on "Evaluation Techniques".
b) How would you evaluate the usability of
Give reasons for your choice of evaluation methods.
- a travel website you are currently building
- a new text-entry method
- a monitoring/control application for a nuclear power plant
14. Heuristic EvaluationYour task is to conduct an heuristic evaluation using Nielsen's Ten Usability Heuristics. Check whether/how they apply to SIP-Communicator,
a cross-platform, multi-protocol VOIP phone/instant messenger. Download
the latest nightly build. Each member of the group should do an
independent review. Combine your results and give a severity rating for each problem found. For each problem try to give a short hint how to solve it.
a report including a short description of the task, the software, and
the way you have done the evaluation. Please try to give constructive
We plan to give the results to the developers. Please
state in your report (last line) if you permit us to do this. This has
no effect on grading.
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