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13 Feb 2010 - 7:38pm
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1 year ago
14 replies
MissK
2010

HCI Masters in the UK - City University vs. University of York

Hello,

I recently got offers from City University and the University of York
to pursue an MSc in HCI.

I am really torn between which university to attend because both seem
to have excellent masters programs. Does anybody have any experience
or feedback regarding the two programs and universities?

http://www.cs.york.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught-courses/msc-hcit/
http://www.soi.city.ac.uk/pgcourses/hcs/index.html

Any advice will be appreciated!

Thanks,
k

17 Jun 2009 - 10:55pm
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3 years ago
19 replies
kishor
2009

Difference between Heuristic Evaluation and Expert Review

Hi all,

In Heuristic evaluation, evaluator evaluates design with reference of
design principles to find out the usability issues.
How “Expert Review” is different from this? Is there any major
difference or it’s the same?

Thanks in advance.

Regards,
Kishor
http://perceivedesign.wordpress.com/

26 Oct 2010 - 5:26pm
+1
4 years ago
1 reply
Juan Ruiz
2007

Estimation process for UX services by hours or by deliverables?

Hello community

Apologies if this is a thread that has existed already, however, I would like to get your input on this.

One thing that we have noticed with clients when they ask for estimates is that they ask the UX team to detail every single action for each activity we suggest to perform (for the proposal), and because of this, the billable hours/days start to pile up and then we ended up with a massive quotation.

The nature of the UX work is not as streamlined as the developers (or even designers) work where they have to write code following a set of directions and with an outcom

20 May 2010 - 8:27am
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4 years ago
6 replies
yannlossouarn
2010

Ergonomics / UX / Human factors / Interaction design / Usability specialists : I get confused

 

Hello,

I'm french and I work as what we call an "ergonome". I'm a bit confused about all the terms that are used to speak about "UX/usability/interaction" related jobs in the english speaking world : I read things about "Interaction designers", "Human factor specialists", "User experience specialist", "Usability specialists", "Information architects", and I'm... lost.

28 Nov 2007 - 9:39pm
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7 years ago
4 replies
Matt Nish-Lapidus
2007

design patterns for list sorting and filtering

Hi,

I'm working on a project where users will have potentially large lists
of items, sometimes personal collections, sometimes search results.
Each item in the list will have a number of fields, but not always
displayed in discreet columns, some of the data will be merged into
sentence form and some in shared columns.

I want users to be able to sort and filter the lists and I'm looking
for some good example of complex sort and filter interfaces. eBay was
a good starting point, but I'd like a few other examples.

Does anybody have any good live examples?

2 Jan 2008 - 6:26pm
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7 years ago
18 replies
M S
2006

Form Validation

Hi,

I'm looking for any advices/articles on form validation.
I tried to search on gamma.ixda.org, but found nothing there.

1. What is the preferable placement for error message for particular control?
2. Any guidelines on error message text. Like what is better -- "This
field is required" or "Please enter your email"?

Any additional information on subject is highly apreciated.

Thank you.
--
Maxim Soloviev

12 May 2009 - 8:37am
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5 years ago
11 replies
Nick Shank
2009

Top Ten IxD Must Read Articles.

What are your list of top ten IxD articles that anyone interested in
Interaction Design must read?
Thanks,
-- Nick

18 Jan 2010 - 10:00am
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5 years ago
8 replies
Christina Li
2004

tools for diary study

Hi,

Can anyone recommond me a good online tool for diary studies? Thank you very
much.

Kind regards

--
Christina Li
Founder, uiGarden.net (http://www.uigarden.net)
Weaving Usability and Cultures

+44 (0) 7845269566

22 Jan 2008 - 5:28am
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2 years ago
14 replies
Pankaj Chawla
2008

Desktop GUI prototyping tools...

Hi

Any recommendations on GUI prototyping tools specially for desktop
application prototyping. I could find a good list at
http://c2.com/cgi/wiki?GuiPrototypingTools and am looking at any feedback
on the ones listed or maybe a new tool not listed there but somebody has
used and strongly recommends.

The need is to capture the paper prototypes into higher fidelity prototypes
that can be tested and reviewed before getting commited for actually coding.

Thanks
Pankaj

30 Oct 2009 - 6:25am
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4 years ago
14 replies
Paul Bryan
2008

Distinguishing between UCD, UX, and usability

A friend and sometimes client told me over lunch this week, "I think
of you as the usability guy." I didn't much care for this, because
I think of usability in terms of activities rather than an identity
to aspire to. It got me thinking about related terms, like "user
experience" (UX), and its cousin, user-centered design (UCD).