The effect of color combination and attention on usability of graph reading tasks
Kim, Gia (2010) The effect of color combination and attention on usability of graph reading tasks. Proceeding of the Fifth International Conference on Computer Sciences and Convergence Information Technology. ICCIT 2010 5th International Conference on Computer Sciences and Convergence Information Technology , 30 November - 2 December 2010, Seoul, Korea , pp. 464-471.
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Multiple line graphs that represent a large amount of everyday data are commonly used in business and in the finance industry. Color has become a useful addition to such complicated graphs to allow graph-readers to obtain relevant information quickly and easily. Although previous color research revealed that color contrast attracts human attention, a perceived and salient feature of multiple color combinations have not been clearly evident in a graph reading context. This study examines the effect of three color combinations on the user’s perceived attentiveness level and usability of using a three-line graph. This research aims (1) to theoretically contribute color science domain with a graph comprehension aspect, (2) to design a quantitative experiment by measuring objective usability and subjective affective state, and (3) to understand the moderating effects of task types on reading of a pop-out line graph.
|Item Type:||Conference Item (Refereed Research Paper - E1)|
|FoR Codes:||08 INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES > 0806 Information Systems > 080602 Computer-Human Interaction @ 100%|
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