DIFFERENT APPROACHES TO MODELING USABILITY IN THE CONTEXT OF MOBILE APPLICATION CHALLENGES
DESCRIPTION: Proceedings of the IE 2018 International Conference
AUTHORS: Ion Alexandru MARINESCU; Lidia BAJENARU; Ciprian DOBRE
Smart Devices provide a variety of specific computing and connection features that influence user quality needs. In some cases, mobile applications have user interfaces and features that do not fully meet user requirements. An important area of research is the identification of those key elements that can be characterize the quality of a mobile application within a usability model. The purpose of this article is to identify, based on a comparative analysis and existing usage patterns adapted to mobile applications, those features of usability that best meet the quality requirements of users.
The study analyzes five classic models of usability and three mobile-friendly models,
identifying a number of 14 elements that can shape the usability of a mobile application.