• AN ALGORITHM FOR AUTOMATICALLY DETECTING DYSLEXIA ON THE FLY 

      Shrestha, Suraj; Murano, Pietro (International Journal of Computer Science & Information Technology (IJCSIT);Vol 10, No 3, June 2018, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-06)
      There are different types of algorithms used in eye tracking technologies. These algorithms are divided into two main categories: feature-based and model-based. Feature-based technologies consist of threshold values, ...
    • The Design and evaluation of a new smartwatch user interface 

      Chaudhary, Karan Singh; Murano, Pietro (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      This paper discusses and presents a new prototype design for a smartwatch user interface. The user interface was designed aiming to adhere to some of the main universal design principles and be a more usable design. The ...
    • The Design and Evaluation of an Online Dictionary User Interface 

      Shrestha, Sayush Lal; Murano, Pietro (International Journal of Computing and Digital Systems;No. (1) (Mar-2022), Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022-08-22)
      This paper presents a new user interface design for an online dictionary. Online dictionary user interfaces have not been given much research attention over the years and this paper addresses this important gap in knowledge. ...
    • Design, Development, and Evaluation of Mobile Interfaces with Universally Designed Contextual Cues 

      Eivazzadeh Kaljahi, Nima (Master thesis, 2019)
      The universal design of information and communication technology (UD-ICT) is a principle that ensures usability and accessibility in ICT products, and it gives the equal ability to participate in society for all people. The ...
    • Development and Evaluation of Crowdsourcing Application Prototype in the Context of Universal Design 

      Awasthi, Rajeev (Master thesis, 2017)
      During the recent years, World Wide Web becomes the main source of information for every sector like, academic, medical, social and almost everywhere and for everybody. Usable system improves user performance and satisfaction ...
    • Development and Evaluation of Mobile Touch-Based In-teraction Prototype in the Context of Universal Design 

      Ali, Rao Muhammad Danial (Master thesis, 2017)
      Force touch gesture is widely used in desktop and laptop computers, but newly designed 3D touch gesture introduced first time in the mobile interface by Apple with pressure properties, but it has many accessibility issues ...
    • Evaluation of Scrolling Techniques on the websites in the context of universal design 

      Sharma, Sushil (Master thesis, 2019)
      This research study is about an investigation to find out why infinite scrolling is not a good option for every website. The study presents an evaluation of scrolling techniques used on the website in the context of universal ...
    • Is carousel interaction really usable? 

      Keya, Rashika Tasnim; Murano, Pietro (First Monday;Volume 27, Number 1 - 3 January 2022, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022-01-11)
      In this paper a novel and significant study into the usability of carousel interaction in the context of desktop interaction is presented. Two equivalent prototypes in an e-commerce context were developed. One version had ...
    • Menu Positioning on Web Pages. Does it Matter? 

      Murano, Pietro; Lomas, Tracey J. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      This paper concerns an investigation by the authors into the efficiency and user opinions of menu positioning in web pages. While the idea and use of menus on web pages are not new, the authors feel there ...
    • A new user interface for a text proofreading web portal in a digitization and crowdsourcing context 

      Murano, Pietro (International Journal of Web Information Systems;Volume 14, Issue 1, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Purpose: This paper presents a new user interface design for text proofreading portals in a digitization and crowdsourcing context. Several of the current proofreading portals lack usability in their user interfaces. The ...
    • Pie Menus or Linear Menus, Which Is Better? 

      Murano, Pietro; Khan, Iram N. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015-09-09)
      This paper is about a continuing investigation aiming to find o ut which menu type is more useable on a web site or application. This paper specifically compares pie menus with li near menus. Although other researchers ...
    • A Preliminary Investigation into the Usability of Force Touch Interaction in a Mobile Context 

      Murano, Pietro; Danial Ali, Rao Muhammad (International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies (iJIM);Vol 12, No 5 (2018), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      This paper details a preliminary evaluation into the usability and universal design of force touch interaction with older users as recently introduced into the Apple iOS9 operating system. The evaluation involved a small ...
    • A Preliminary Usability and Universal Design Evaluation of a Television App User Interface 

      Awale, Bikram; Murano, Pietro (Baltic Journal of Modern Computing;Vol. 8 (2020), No. 3, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      This paper details a two-part evaluation of the Apple TV user interface. A Heuristic Evaluation and an evaluation using the seven universal design principles were carried out. The overall results showed that the Apple TV ...
    • Universal design & usability investigation into flat design and skeuomorphic interfaces: Case study of a news website 

      Okoye, John Nwachukwu (MAUU;2020, Master thesis, 2020)
      Skeuomorphism and Flat Design are the predominant user interface design approaches in technology. Skeuomorphism is a design approach that tries to maintain a link between the digital interface components and real-world ...
    • Universal design and usability investigation into carousel interaction 

      Keya, Rashika Tasnim (MAUU;2020, Master thesis, 2020)
      This research is about the accessibility and usability of web carousel. There are several kinds of Carousel available that are being used in different parts of a website. But enough research is yet to be done to find out ...
    • Universal Design Of Smartphone User interface Interaction in Stressful Situations 

      Andersson, Saja (Master thesis, 2019)
      Previous research has investigated how high values of cognitive load contributes to an increased stress level, yet there are still limitations on how stress affects our cognitive load when it is initially low. That ...
    • Universal design of user Interfaces in self-driving cars 

      Ferati, Mexhid; Murano, Pietro; Giannoumis, G. Anthony (Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing;587(1), Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Self-driving cars are already being tested in our roads, and several benefits to society are expected with their mainstream use. They also present an opportunity to increase independent mobility for people with disabilities ...
    • A universally designed and usable method for data visualization 

      Shrestha, Suraj (Master thesis, 2016)
      The goal of this thesis in general was to create a data visualization prototype for a mobile application called RevmaRApp which is targeted towards the use by people with rheumatoid arthritis conditions. The issues of ...
    • A Universally Designed Electronic Norwegian Dictionary 

      Shrestha, Sayush Lal (Master thesis, 2019)
      Following the concepts of universal design as well as guidelines of accessibility and usability are important parts of the website design for wide range of users, and an online dictionary is not an exception to ...
    • An usability and universal design investigation into hamburger menus 

      Khadka, Nawaraj (MAUU;2021, Master thesis, 2021)
      With the implementation of different interface designs in applications across various devices, the concerns related to usability in these designs have also increased. Navigation is an important functionality in websites ...