by PhD. Emine Şendurur (Assistant Professor at Ondokuz Mayis University)
Usability is one of the hot topics of human-computer interaction field. Design and development processes of software are so sophisticated that sometimes brings about ignoring the usable design. Although there are universal design principles or frameworks offering guidelines, it might be very hard to define the perfect design. While this is the case, usability evaluation approaches can help designers or even developers to find their most usable design regarding with their target users, tools, tasks, and context.