Design and Assessment of User Interface Optimized for Elderly People. A Case Study of Actgo-Gate Platform

Artur Rot, Robert Kutera, Wieslawa Gryncewicz

Abstract

In much of the world, particularly the developed world, there’s a growing aging population. Our work focuses on user experience and its impact on user interface design of web-based applications for elderly people. The paper presents the set of aging-centered user interface design guidelines. An initial collection of guidelines was first developed through an extensive review of the human-computer interaction and aging-oriented literature and through applying a series of classification methods. Then the Authors proposed an assessment framework, which could be used as an universal tool to evaluate the web-based system according the user interfaces dedicated for elderly people. The detailed guidelines were grouped into 7 categories which were granted with appropriate importance weights. In the next section ActGo-Gate platform was presented as a web-based application dedicated for activating and supporting elderly people. Finally, the user interface of the system was evaluated according the proposed criteria.

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Rot A. and Kutera R. (2017). Design and Assessment of User Interface Optimized for Elderly People. A Case Study of Actgo-Gate Platform . In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies for Ageing Well and e-Health - Volume 1: ICT4AWE, ISBN 978-989-758-251-6, pages 157-163. DOI: 10.5220/0006320001570163


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@conference{ict4awe17,
author={Artur Rot and Robert Kutera},
title={Design and Assessment of User Interface Optimized for Elderly People. A Case Study of Actgo-Gate Platform},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies for Ageing Well and e-Health - Volume 1: ICT4AWE,},
year={2017},
pages={157-163},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0006320001570163},
isbn={978-989-758-251-6},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies for Ageing Well and e-Health - Volume 1: ICT4AWE,
TI - Design and Assessment of User Interface Optimized for Elderly People. A Case Study of Actgo-Gate Platform
SN - 978-989-758-251-6
AU - Rot A.
AU - Kutera R.
PY - 2017
SP - 157
EP - 163
DO - 10.5220/0006320001570163