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Impact of Software Design Aspects on Usability

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International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2013 by IJCA Journal
Volume 61 - Number 22
Year of Publication: 2013
Authors:
Satyam Saxena
Sanjay Kumar Dubey
10.5120/10233-5043

Satyam Saxena and Sanjay Kumar Dubey. Article: Impact of Software Design Aspects on Usability. International Journal of Computer Applications 61(22):48-53, January 2013. Full text available. BibTeX

@article{key:article,
	author = {Satyam Saxena and Sanjay Kumar Dubey},
	title = {Article: Impact of Software Design Aspects on Usability},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2013},
	volume = {61},
	number = {22},
	pages = {48-53},
	month = {January},
	note = {Full text available}
}

Abstract

Software usability of software system specified how much user feels comfort and attract towards specific system environment, on the other hand Software designing is also an important factor affecting software system success. Usability is not a function of time although researchers have come up with various models and matrices relating these two concepts. It is very important quality attribute of software system. The success and failure of system in economic manner depends on the software usability, which is directly related to software design. This survey paper discusses on various aspects of designing and their effect on usability of system. Measurement in software is still in its initial stage and it has been found that modern day software's have become so complex that it directly affects the software usability. In this survey paper also discuss about various impacts that occur on usability due to software design complexity and discussed various methodologies and previous work related to design complexity and Usability separately as well as together, so that it will become easily analyze impact of software design on software usability.

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