Computer Science 3160: Resources

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Additional Readings (directory)

A mixture of optional and required readings organized by project phase.

Introduction to Usability Engineering Principles

video from Chris Han of SAP (link to vimeo)
About studying users and early testing for a mobile application for sports fans

Innovative Interfaces

Fitts' Law

Additional Paper Prototyping Resources

The following supplement the materials at the website and on reserve in the library.

The Skeptic’s Guide To Low-Fidelity Prototyping by Laura Busche at Smashing Magazine
Paper prototype to get the right design by Chris Nodder at Questionable Methods website
Downloadable materials from Snyder's Paper Protoyping book

Ethics Permission for Testing

Further details will be available in class, but you will also need these documents:

For this course only
FCS CBREB Proposal for CSCI 3160, 2013-06-23(1a).pdf
The application form to the Faculty of Computer Science course-based research ethics board (FCS CBREB) for a CSCI 3160 project
FCS CBREB Appendices for CSCI 3160 proposal, 2013-06-25(1a).pdf
Appendices for the form
Tri Council Policy Statement (TCPS) Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans
referred to several times in the Instructions from Dalhousie's Research Ethics
Dalhousie University Policy on the Ethical Conduct of Research Involving Humans
referred to in the Instructions from Dalhousie's Research Ethics

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Last updated on 08 October 2014 by J. Blustein.