Research Areas
   
l         Usability study on financial self-service technologies  
l         Usability study on mobile products  

l         Information visualization for web usability analysis

 
l         Study on usability in physical spaces  
l         Universal design and web accessibility  
l         Client-side web user behavior monitoring and analysis  
l         Usability study on information appliances  
l         Screen reader usability for visually impaired users  
l         Study on cross-culture usability  
l         Entertainment/game usability/playability  
l         Product usability and aging  
l         E-service (travel, banking…) and usability  
l         Usability in advertising  
l         Web log data mining for usability  
l         Interactive TV usability study  
l         Usability video/audio data analysis assistant tools  
l        Avatar facilitated interaction  
l         Usability of interactive speech response (IVR) systems  
l         Product usability for kids  
l         Mobile services usability  
l         Usability study on C2C e-commerce  
l         Usability issues in digital divide  
l         User acceptance and usability of biometric technologies  
l         Workflow software user study  
l         New media (Web2.0) user experience study  
l         Usability of e-Government  
l         Design pattern based UI development  
l         Development of domain specific UI design guidelines  
l         User experience in information search  
l         ……  

Publications

Books

  1.        Chinese Translation of Usability Engineeringby Jakob NielsenChina Machine Press, 2004.

  2.       Chinese Translation of Software for Use by Larry Constantine & Lucy Lockwood, China Machine

         Press, 2004.

 Papers

  1.        Usability Practice in China: an Update, User Experience, 2006, Vol.5, No.2, pp.13-15.

 

  2.        Usability Maturity Assessment for Chinese Software Organizations, Computer Science, Vol.31, No.7,

 

         2004.

 

  3.        The Business of Usability: East Meets West, User Experience, Vol.2, No.4, 2003, pp.8-13.

 

  4.        Promoting Usability Engineering in China, Proc. HCI International 2003, LEA Publishers, London, 2003,

 

         Vol.1, pp.534-538.

 

  5.        Usability Evaluation for IT Products, Computer Engineering & Applications, Vol.39, No.9, 2003, pp.

         73-76.

 

  6.        Multimedia Product Design for Usability, Computer Engineering & Applications,  Vol.39, No.1, 2003,  

 

         pp.118-120.

 

  7.        User Centered Software Development, Computer Science, Vol.29, No.11, 2002.

 

  8.        Web Usability Improvement: A Case Study, Proc. APCHI2002, Academic Press, 2002.

 

  9.     An Organizational Human-Centeredness Assessment at Chinese Software Enterprises,

      

         Proc. APCHI2002,Academic Press, 2002.

 

  10.     Software Usability and CIF Usability Reporting, Computer Science, Vol.28, No.10, 2001.

 

  11.     Special Issue on Usability Engineering (six articles), IDG Chinese Computer World, No.36 (2001).

 

  12.    The Construction of Human-Computer Dialogues about Picture Semantics: A Conceptual Framework,  

 

         Proc. ICYCS’99, Beijing: International Academic Publisher, 1999.

 

  13.      Pictures in Human-Human Dialogue and Its Implications to Picture Semantics Oriented

 

          Human-Computer Dialogue, Computer Science, Vol.25, No.4, 1998.

 

  14.     Exploring Picture Semantics Oriented Human-Computer Dialogue, Computer Research and

 

         Development, No.10, 1998.

 

  15.     HCI: History, Scope, Nature and Trends, Computer Science, Vol.25, No.1, 1998pp.4-7.

 

  16.     Connecting Educational Information Spaces, Knowledge Organization, Vol.24, No.3, 1997.

 

  17.    From Human-Human Communication to Human-Computer Communication: Outline-Detail

 

         Separation, Computer Science, Vol.23, No.4, 1996pp.50-55.

 

  18.    Pictures: to be Explored Human-Computer Communication Media, Computer Science, Vol.23,

 

         No.6, 1996pp.17-21.

 

  19.    Towards Effective Support for Research Group Cooperation: Hypotheses & Papers Database,

 

          Information  Processing &. Management, Vol.32, No.5, 1996.

 

   20.    Multimedia Information in HCI: Promises and problems, Computer Science, Vol.22, No.4, 1995

 

       pp.5-8.

 

  21.     A Perspective of Human-Computer Communication Based on Knowledge Separation, Intelligent

 

          Tutoring   Media, Vol.6, No.1, 1995.

 

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