Human-Computer Interaction:
An Empirical Research Perspective

 

I. Scott MacKenzie

York University, Toronto, Canada

 

Last update: October 13, 2014

 

 

 

 

Web resources for the book will be posted here.  To see the complete Table of Contents, click the cover-image above. You can purchase the book through Amazon or the publisher, Elsevier.

 

Page numbers appear below in parentheses.  These refer to the location in the book where the software or other information in the file is discussed.

Application Downloads

The zip files below contain Java applications, including source files and supporting files for the APIs.  Suggestion: Unzip the files into a directory, then read the API.  To read the API, use a browser to open the html file (e.g., LetterGuessingExperiment.html).  Instructions for running the applications, etc., are found in the APIs.  Refer as well to the page in the book where the application is presented.

 

Experiment software:

     LetterGuessingExperiment.zip (p. 68)

     GraffitiExperiment.zip (p. 69)

     ReactionTimeExperiment.zip (p. 70)

     PhoneKeypadExperiment.zip (p. 270)

     FittsTaskTwo.zip (p. 291)

     TypingTestExperiment.zip (p. 317)

     SoftKeyboardExperiment.zip (p. 317)

 

Statistics software:

  Anova2.zip (p. 206)

  PostHoc.zip (to accompany the Anova2 utility; see API)

  ChiSquare.zip (p. 211)

  MannWhitneyU.zip (p. 216)

  WilcoxonSignedRank.zip (p. 218)

  KruskalWallis.zip (p. 218)

  Friedman.zip (p. 221)

 

Android Downloads

The apk files below are intended for tablets.  The required minimum Android version is 3.0.

 

  GraffitiExperiment.apk – (p. 69) (Note: Data files saved in /mnt/sdcard/GraffitiExperimentData/. Create this directory manually before running the app.)

 

Text File Downloads

  d1-wordfreq.txt (p. 51) (English word-frequency list)

  fr-wordfreq.txt (p. 51) (French word-frequency list)

  de-wordfreq.txt (p. 51) (German word-frequency list)

  fi-wordfreq.txt (p. 51) (Finnish word-frequency list)

  sms-wordfreq.txt (p. 51) (SMS word-frequency list)

 

Spreadsheet Downloads

  hanzipinyin_statistics_raw.xls (p. 51) (Mandarin Chinese pinyin-frequency list)

 

Other Downloads

  SimpleExperiment.zip (p. 316) (in-class experiment similar to student exercise 8-3)

 

Miscellaneous

  PowerPoint slides are available through the publisher for instructors adopting the book as a course text. Click here to go to the publisher’s web site to setup an account.

  Errata will be posted here.

 

Contact

  Comments/suggestions welcome.  Please contact Scott MacKenzie (email: mack “at” cse.yorku.ca).