Evaluating the spraycan:understanding participant interaction with a PPGIS

Huck, Jonny and Whyatt, Duncan and Coulton, Paul (2015) Evaluating the spraycan:understanding participant interaction with a PPGIS. In: 23rd GIS Research UK Conference, 2015-04-152015-04-17, University of Leeds.

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Abstract

Whilst widely accepted as an important facet of software design, the evaluation of PPGIS usability is often overlooked in research. This work comprises a novel approach to the evaluation of the Spraycan PPGIS, whereby rich insights into participant behaviour are drawn from data that are natively collected by the platform as opposed to through additional questionnaires, log files or similar. The approach will be validated against a ‘traditional’ questionnaire, before conclusions are drawn relating to the usability of the Spraycan as a platform for the collection of vague spatial data, in the hope of developing a greater understanding into the way in which people interact with geographic problems.

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Contribution to Conference (Paper)
Journal or Publication Title:
23rd GIS Research UK Conference
ID Code:
72806
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Deposited On:
30 Jan 2015 14:15
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