Towards an Experimental Framework for Measuring Usability of Model-Driven Tools


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Panach, Jose Ignacio and Condori-Fernández, Nelly and Baar, Arthur and Vos, Tanja and Romeu, Ignacio and Pastor, Oscar (2011) Towards an Experimental Framework for Measuring Usability of Model-Driven Tools. In: 13th IFIP TC 13 International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, INTERACT 2011, 5-9 September 2011, Lisbon, Portugal.

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Abstract:According to the Model-Driven Development (MDD) paradigm, analysts can substantially improve the software development process concentrating their efforts on a conceptual model, which can be transformed into code by means of transformation rules applied by a model compiler. However, MDD tools are not widely used in industry. One of the reasons for this poor adoption is the lack of usability of MDD tools. This paper presents a framework to evaluate the usability of such tools. The framework will be used as a basis for a family of experiments to get clear insights into the barriers to usability that prevent MDD tools from being widely adopted in industry.
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Copyright:© 2011 IFIP International Federation for Information Processing
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Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science (EEMCS)
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Link to this item:http://purl.utwente.nl/publications/79746
Official URL:http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-23768-3_102
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