TOWARDS USABILITY IMPROVEMENT OF SEMANTIC WEB APPLICATIONS

Llúcia Masip, Marta Oliva, Roberto García, Toni Granollers

Abstract

In recent years, a new revision of the Web is being proposed. It goes beyond Web 2.0 so it is called the Web 3.0.We concentrate on just one of them, the one called the Semantic Web. This proposal has been technologically developed and improved but its lack of taking off among end-users seems due to problems in the end-user interactive experience. In this paper, we explore this aspect because it is as important to improve Web 2.0 applications as improving Web 3.0 interfaces and it is as important to develop technology as emphasizing its new user interfaces. Thus, we present a usability evaluation carried out through the heuristic evaluation in eleven semantic web applications to detect common misconducts. In addition, we also assess if we can use the same heuristics for a semantic web applications and for a common Web applications.

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Masip L., Oliva M., García R. and Granollers T. (2012). TOWARDS USABILITY IMPROVEMENT OF SEMANTIC WEB APPLICATIONS . In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST, ISBN 978-989-8565-08-2, pages 361-366. DOI: 10.5220/0003905803610366


in Bibtex Style

@conference{webist12,
author={Llúcia Masip and Marta Oliva and Roberto García and Toni Granollers},
title={TOWARDS USABILITY IMPROVEMENT OF SEMANTIC WEB APPLICATIONS},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST,},
year={2012},
pages={361-366},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003905803610366},
isbn={978-989-8565-08-2},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST,
TI - TOWARDS USABILITY IMPROVEMENT OF SEMANTIC WEB APPLICATIONS
SN - 978-989-8565-08-2
AU - Masip L.
AU - Oliva M.
AU - García R.
AU - Granollers T.
PY - 2012
SP - 361
EP - 366
DO - 10.5220/0003905803610366