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Extended Framework for Usability Testing in e-Navigation Systems
1 Maritime University of Szczecin, Szczecin, Poland
ABSTRACT: The paper presents the framework of usability testing of ECDIS equipment based on the IMO?s Guidelines on Software Quality Assurance and Human-centred Design for e-Navigation. By incorporating the eye tracking techniques into the procedure it was possible to measure the visual attention distribution and the cognitive work-load. The presented method could be used to evaluate usability of every e-navigation system, which is necessary to ensure that the seafarers are able to successfully perform primary operations of systems upgraded with e-navigation functions, regardless of the type and specifications of the system and users? knowledge and experience with the system. The initial results are presented and discussed as the study is still ongoing.
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Citation note:
Zalewski P., Muczyński B.: Extended Framework for Usability Testing in e-Navigation Systems. TransNav, the International Journal on Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation, Vol. 10, No. 1, doi:10.12716/1001.10.01.04, pp. 43-48, 2016

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