Presentation on theme: "+ UCD Methods For Understanding Users In Computer Science – Music application."— Presentation transcript:
+ UCD Methods For Understanding Users In Computer Science – Music application
+ ProjectMSc Group coursework Year2013 Role / contribution Team leader / User study, task analysis social process, user requirement MethodsSurvey questionnaire, Contextual Interview Ability and Skill Design and conduct a large scale user study and survey
+ Introdution Objective Methods Task analysis – Social Process of Get / Use / Share Music User Requirement Prototyping
+ Introduction Aiming to study how users apply music application in their real daily lives. Through questionnaire method and the field study approach with the contextual interview method, the quantitive and qualitative information had to be elicited. It helped researcher to conduct a objective and detailed and in-depth analysis, to understand the user requirements of music software.
+ Objective The sequentially ordered activities of user's actual operation The resources, such as other software used in those activities The collaborations involved and the contributions made The improvement of the music software application
+ Method Questionnaire Part 1.Personal details of the participant. Part 2.The awareness and usage of the music software application. Part 3.Music acquisition have been stated. Part 4.The way of sharing music. Part 5.User feedback and suggestions to improve the software. Recruitment of participants : Participants age from 18 – 30 years / Number of participants : 67 Ethics : Consent form / Data gathering : Online Survey
+ Method Contextual Interview Contextual interview is a form of one-on-one interview as it allows researcher observes participants’ work as they work and gets actual demonstrations of activities of using music software application from them. It is conducted in participant’s own environment. Recruitment of participants : Six contextual interview activities were contacted separately with six user classes who are from different countries including male and female. Ethics : Consent form Data gathering : Video record
+ Functional Requirement Support the way to access music (go online store, recommend popular music page and search function) Support store music function (file folder, playlist, download and burn) Support stored music function and manage music. Support favourite music function Support play, reply, auto play, play by shuffle, play by list. Support share music function (share to social media, send as e-mail, send as message. Support search desired music by artist, album, song and genre.
+ Non-Functional Requirement Register into the music software with the same account that is used on other social media ) Does not take long time till the process of playing music The software should be simple and easy to use Contains Help function and support The Quality of the sound track should be high Compatible with the most used platforms to facilitate the sharing music Compatible with different music formats is preferable Shows tips and clear instruction after each update Up-to-date with music, tracks, and functions