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Evaluating Readability on Mobile Devices (Studia Linguistica Upsaliensia)

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Published by Uppsala Universitet .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • General,
  • Linguistics,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Language

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12854631M
ISBN 109155467458
ISBN 109789155467456

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Reading on a mobile phone decreased reading speed by 10 % compared to reading on a Personal Digital Assistant (PDA), an interesting finding given that the display area of the mobile phone was 50 % smaller. Scrolling, the most commonly used presentation format on mobile devices today, proved inferior to both Paging and : Gustav Öquist. Reading on a mobile phone decreased reading speed by 10% compared to reading on a Personal Digital Assistant (PDA), an interesting finding given that the display area of the mobile phone was 50% smaller. Scrolling, the most commonly used presentation format on mobile devices today, proved inferior to both Paging and RSVP.   In this study, we focused on the effects of contrast ratios between characters and background of mobile devices in terms of readability. We carried out experiments with a reading test to evaluate how different age groups evaluated e-books under various conditions of : Kohei Iwata, Yuki Ishii, Tatsuya Koizuka, Takehito Kojima, R. Paul Lege, Masaru Miyao.   This confirms that traditional text presentation is neither a guarantee for low task load nor high reading speed and that RSVP actually can improve readability on mobile devices. 7 Conclusions. That RSVP gave the best results for short texts in this evaluation is encouraging since the typical text read on a mobile device is likely to be short.

Next, the obvious readability challenge of mobile devices, namely screen size, is covered and others such as connection fees, lack of standards, and how user mobility affects readability. Then we explain some of the serious shortcomings of readability formulas and propose the Cloze test as Cited by:   Usability evaluation of systems for mobile computers and devices is an emerging area of research. This paper presents and evaluates six techniques for evaluating the usability of mobile .   6 Top Mobile Device Management Books Posted on Aug by in Best Practices Let’s face it, with the growing amount of smartphones and tablets, your organization needs a Mobile Device Management solution to keep things running smoothly. How to make PDFs easier to read on mobile devices. PDFs are great for sharing documents across platforms--until you're trying to read one on a 3-inch screen. Papercrop is a great Google app for.

  Mobile devices and mobile device applications have become an indispensable factor in our daily lives. Recent research shows that the usage of mobile devices is gradually increasing. With the increase use of mobile devices, the use of mobile device applications has been an agenda for the purpose of education.   4 Evaluating Mobile Medical Applications CONTENTS Introduction Rise of Mobile Applications (Apps) Mobile device A handheld computing device characterized by a touch-screen display for input, and electronic books that enhance already existing product information for use on a mobile device screen. Towards an improved readability on mobile devices: evaluating adaptive rapid serial visual presentation. Öquist, Gustav. Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Languages, Department of Linguistics and Philology. and report findings from a usability evaluation where the ability to read long. reading devices, but focused on how well a text is writ-ten. Since the readability can be differentiated accord-ing to reading device, a reading device should be con-sidered when computing the readability of a given text. To the best of our knowledge, there are few studies on the readability on mobile devices that do not con-.