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Human-Computer Interaction in a Smart House
Kristianstad University, School of Health and Society.
Kristianstad University, School of Health and Society.
2012 (English)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The quality attribute concerning usability is generally of significant importance to systems. The area of Human Computer Interaction, HCI, especially handles several usability aspects. This degree project emphasizes HCI in a context of, so called, Smart House. The report is divided into three main sections: theory, application, and measurement results. In the theory section we will present about the context of HCI and the content of HCI, such as HCI model and goals of HCI design. In the application section we discuss the use of mobile phones as a device to remotely control devices of smart houses, and present a system developed to support such services. In order to make the system more attractive, we decided to design it for two categories of operations, menu operation and direct-touch operation mode. Finally, we have used questionnaires for reasons of measuring user satisfaction. Through investigation and analysis of the result of this, we come to the conclusion that system usability is good.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2012. , 27 p.
Keyword [en]
Human Computer Interaction, Model, Interface, Design, Usability, user experience, touch screen, restriction, smart house
National Category
Software Engineering Computer Science
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hkr:diva-9475OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hkr-9475DiVA: diva2:537001
Educational program
Bachelor programme in Computer Software Development
Presentation
2012-06-19, H1Aula, Norra stationsgatan 8A, Hässleholm, 08:30 (English)
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Available from: 2012-06-26 Created: 2012-06-25 Last updated: 2012-06-26Bibliographically approved

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