A Study on the Use of Personas as a Usability Evaluation Method

Thaíssa Ribeiro, Patrícia de Souza

Abstract

The user modelling technique known as personas has obtained excellent results over the last years. Literature about this theme shows different forms of using the concept of personas in the moment of software conceiving, however, the good results obtained with this technique allow to catch a glimpse of a more diverse use of this method. In this context, this study performed a usability evaluation method of Facebook's privacy configurations, the most popular social network worldwide, aiming to verify the use of the personas concept as a usability assessment technique.

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Ribeiro T. and de Souza P. (2014). A Study on the Use of Personas as a Usability Evaluation Method . In Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-758-029-1, pages 168-175. DOI: 10.5220/0004974101680175


in Bibtex Style

@conference{iceis14,
author={Thaíssa Ribeiro and Patrícia de Souza},
title={A Study on the Use of Personas as a Usability Evaluation Method},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,},
year={2014},
pages={168-175},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004974101680175},
isbn={978-989-758-029-1},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,
TI - A Study on the Use of Personas as a Usability Evaluation Method
SN - 978-989-758-029-1
AU - Ribeiro T.
AU - de Souza P.
PY - 2014
SP - 168
EP - 175
DO - 10.5220/0004974101680175