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Mobile User Experience Research: Challenges, Methods & Tools

CHI 2009 Extended Abstracts, ACM, New York, pp. 4795-4798


The main goal of this CHI 2009 workshop was to bring together researchers from industry and academia, designers, and creators of mobile research tools to discuss methods, tools and infrastructure for mobile UX and HCI research. To achieve this goal, we:

  • Provided a forum for participants to share past experiences, success stories, failures and associated learnings, as well as recurring problems;
  • Jointly prioritized these;
  • Mapped out the dimensions required of mobile research tools, and translate some of these into draft requirements and low-fidelity prototypes for novel research tools.
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