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Olympics 2012 Goes Mobile: Who Wins the Gold for Best App?

By M. H. Phan, J. R. Jardina, S. D. Jansen, & B. S. Chaparro Summary. The Olympics is one of the most renowned sporting events with billions of followers around the world. In order to aid the Olympics-viewing experience many

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Comparing the Highlight Feature on E-Readers: Kindle vs. Nook

M. Phan & J. Teves Summary. The rising demand of owning a light-weight, portable device that can hold an entire library’s worth of books has created a growing market of electronic reading devices. This article summarizes the major findings of

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A Comparison of Two Evaluation Techniques for Technical Documentation

By Bonnie Rogers, Chris Hamblin, & Alex Chaparro National Institute for Aviation Research & Wichita State University Summary: This study compared two evaluation techniques, Usability Testing and Cognitive Walkthrough, in their ability to identify errors in aviation maintenance documentation. The

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