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dc.contributor.authorHussein, Khaleden_US
dc.date.accessioned2014-03-14T20:39:52Z
dc.date.available2014-03-14T20:39:52Z
dc.date.issued2007-06-05en_US
dc.identifier.otheretd-06122008-173300en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10919/33536
dc.description.abstractAs large displays become more affordable, researchers investigate their productivity impacts and try to develop techniques for making the large display user experience more effective. Studies show that large displays enable users to create and manage more windows and engage in more complex multitasking behavior. Although recent work demonstrates significant productivity benefits of large shared displays, it shows numerous usability issues because current software design is not scaling well. Therefore, we took steps towards developing two user interface design guidelines for large shared displays. Specifically, empirical studies have been conducted to compare the effects of large shared display and personal display use. When each of them is used as a secondary display, large shared displays impose increased interruption and comprehension. Empirical and qualitative studies are designed to develop two user interface design guidelines for large shared displays. We designed a system called SuperTrack that uses a large shared display and the proposed guidelines to further enhance team efficiency and productivity in collaborative software development environments. Finally, an in-situ evaluation assesses the benefits of SuperTrack. Results show that exposing software development team members to a large shared display through SuperTrack leads to more communication among the members and improved group awareness â leading to increased productivity and efficiency.en_US
dc.publisherVirginia Techen_US
dc.relation.haspartKhaled-Thesis.pdfen_US
dc.rightsI hereby certify that, if appropriate, I have obtained and attached hereto a written permission statement from the owner(s) of each third party copyrighted matter to be included in my thesis, dissertation, or project report, allowing distribution as specified below. I certify that the version I submitted is the same as that approved by my advisory committee. I hereby grant to Virginia Tech or its agents the non-exclusive license to archive and make accessible, under the conditions specified below, my thesis, dissertation, or project report in whole or in part in all forms of media, now or hereafter known. I retain all other ownership rights to the copyright of the thesis, dissertation or project report. I also retain the right to use in future works (such as articles or books) all or part of this thesis, dissertation, or project report.en_US
dc.subjectLarge Shared Displaysen_US
dc.subjectCollaborative Environmentsen_US
dc.subjectPersonal Displaysen_US
dc.subjectInterface Design Guidelinesen_US
dc.titleTowards the Development of User Interface Design Guidelines for Large Shared Displaysen_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
dc.contributor.departmentComputer Scienceen_US
dc.description.degreeMaster of Scienceen_US
thesis.degree.nameMaster of Scienceen_US
thesis.degree.levelmastersen_US
thesis.degree.grantorVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State Universityen_US
thesis.degree.disciplineComputer Scienceen_US
dc.contributor.committeechairMcCrickard, Donald Scotten_US
dc.contributor.committeememberAbdel-Hamid, Aymanen_US
dc.contributor.committeememberNorth, Christopher L.en_US
dc.identifier.sourceurlhttp://scholar.lib.vt.edu/theses/available/etd-06122008-173300/en_US
dc.date.sdate2008-06-12en_US
dc.date.rdate2008-08-28
dc.date.adate2008-08-28en_US


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