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Looking for Unexpected Consequences of Interface Design Decisions: The MeMo Workbench

Anthony Jameson; Angela Mahr; Michael Kruppa; Andreas Rieger; Robert Schleicher
In: Marco Winckler; Hilary Johnson; Philippe Palanque (Hrsg.). 6th International workshop on TAsk MOdels and DIAgrams. International Workshop on Task Models and Diagrams for User Interface Design (TAMODIA-07), November 7-9, Toulouse, France, Pages 279-286, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), Vol. 4849, ISBN 978-3-540-77221-7, Springer, Berlin, 2007.


This paper discusses and illustrates work in progress on the MeMo workbench for early model-based usability evaluation of interface designs. Characteristic features of the workbench include (a) the prediction of errors via rules that refer to user attributes; and (b) the automatic generation of methods for performing specific tasks and for recovering from errors.