Thesis / Dissertation

Quantifying the Effects of Situationally-Induced Impairments and Disabilities on Mobile Interaction

Zhanna Sarsenbayeva, Jorge Goncalves (ed.)

Published : 2020

Abstract

Situationally-Induced Impairments and Disabilities (SIIDs), also known as situational impairments, have been shown to negatively affect mobile interaction. This is a consequence of the fact that smartphones have become an indispensable part of our everyday life, and are used under various situations, contexts, and environments. While some situational impairments have received more attention from the research community (e.g., walking-, encumbrance-based SIIDs), some remain underexplored. In addition, research conducted on SIIDs has typically followed an ad-hoc approach, with studies aimed at investigating the impact of a particular SIID on a particular task. Conversely, this thesis systematic..

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