Audio File Browser – Usability Inspection

Task Analysis

Q: How will the browser display/organize tracks?

Q: Will the track-group panels be collapsible and expandable?

Q: How will the user assign a track group to the main panel?

Prototype: General Visual Appearance

Legal Considerations

References:


Bernard, Liao, Mills (2001) “Interactive posters: internet: The effects of font type and size on the legibility and reading time of online text by older adults” Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems Seattle, Washington Seattle, Washington pp. 175 – 176.



Boyarski, Neuwirth and Forlizzi (1998) “A study of fonts designed for screen display” Proceedings of the SIGCHI conference on Human factors in computing systems: Los Angeles, California pp 87-94.



Cunningham, Reeves and Britland (2003) “An ethnographic study of music information seeking: for the design of a music digital library” Proceedings of the 3rd ACM/IEEE-CS joint conference on Digital libraries: Houston, Texas pp. 5-16. implications



GNOME usability project, the “GNOME human interface guidelines 2.0.”. http://developer.gnome.org/projects/gup/hig/.



KDE Usability Project “KDE User Interface Guidelines”. http://usability.kde.org/hig/



Lynch and Horton (2003) “Yale Web Style Guide”. http://www.webstyleguide.com/index.html?/



National Aeronautics and Space Administration (1995) “Man-Systems Integration Standards”. http://msis.jsc.nasa.gov/.



Online NewsHour Report (2003) “Music Industry warns file sharers they could be sued.”.

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/media/media_watch/july-dec03/riaawarnings_10-20.html



Recording Industry Association of America (2004) “Press Release: New Wave of Record Industry Lawsuits Brought Against 532 Illegal File Sharers”. http://www.riaa.com/news/newsletter/012104.asp

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