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Title Optimizing the performance of mobile touch interfaces
Author Jakobsen, Brian Høj
Supervisor Larsen, Jakob Eg (Cognitive Systems, Department of Informatics and Mathematical Modeling, Technical University of Denmark, DTU, DK-2800 Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark)
Institution Technical University of Denmark, DTU, DK-2800 Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark
Thesis level Diplom thesis
Year 2011
Abstract This report aimed to find correlation between parameters, to clarify possible options for optimizing the user experience on touch mobile phones. Especially the relationship between parameters that a programmer can’t control, and parameters which a programmer can fix, was in focus. The correlations were found through user testing and statistical analysis of data. I found indications of coherence between the user's ability to learn and phone screen type, which showed a faster learning when using a capacitive screen, it was, as a starting point, also faster to use than the resistive screen. Furthermore, I found a correlation between the number of objects and user interface presentation of data, where a grid, due to the good use of the screen, turned out to be significantly faster, between 18 and 25 objects. In addition, I became aware of a connection between the user's interaction with lists and numbers of objects in the list. I also found an indication that the optimal text size depends on the number of objects in a list. Results showed that there are opportunities for better user experience by optimizing the parameters under different conditions, due to other parameters.
Imprint Technical University of Denmark (DTU) : Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark
Series IMM-B.Eng.-2010-52
Original PDF dip10_52.pdf (1.67 MB)
Admin Creation date: 2011-02-04    Update date: 2011-02-04    Source: dtu    ID: 274718    Original MXD