Users’ perception on usability aspects of a braille learning mobile application ‘mBRAILLE’

Lutfun Nahar, Riza Sulaiman, Azizah Jaafar

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Abstract

Visually impaired students (VIS) are unable to get visual information that makes their learning process difficult than others. As a developing country, Bangladesh cannot afford for the available costly assistive technologies for VIS. Therefore, mBRAILLE was developed with self-learning capability to assist the blind and VIS in learning Bangla and English Braille easily. The new ISO standard for usability of software suggested that one must evaluate the appropriate usability aspects of any assistive technologies before launching in market. Therefore, this study evaluates four usability aspects (Learnability, Screen/Feature/Interface Evaluation, Accessibility, and Self-Descriptiveness) of mBRAILLE. The evaluation was done by testing the application by the real users. The results show that all the aspects were evaluated by an average score of 6.0 or above, which is in the satisfactory domain. Therefore, it can be said that the application is capable of providing self-learning facility to learn Bangla and English Braille.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAdvances in Visual Informatics - 6th International Visual Informatics Conference, IVIC 2019, Proceedings
EditorsHalimah Badioze Zaman, Nazlena Mohamad Ali, Mohammad Nazir Ahmad, Alan F. Smeaton, Timothy K. Shih, Sergio Velastin, Tada Terutoshi
PublisherSpringer
Pages100-109
Number of pages10
ISBN (Print)9783030340315
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2019
Event6th International Conference on Advances in Visual Informatics, IVIC 2019 - Bangi, Malaysia
Duration: 19 Nov 201921 Nov 2019

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
Volume11870 LNCS
ISSN (Print)0302-9743
ISSN (Electronic)1611-3349

Conference

Conference6th International Conference on Advances in Visual Informatics, IVIC 2019
CountryMalaysia
CityBangi
Period19/11/1921/11/19

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Visually Impaired
Mobile Applications
Usability
Assistive Technology
Self-learning
Students
Learnability
Evaluate
Developing Countries
Launching
Evaluation
Accessibility
Learning Process
Developing countries
Testing
Software
Learning
Perception

Keywords

  • Assistive technologies
  • Braille learning
  • Self-learning
  • Usability aspects
  • Visually impaired students

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Computer Science(all)

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Nahar, L., Sulaiman, R., & Jaafar, A. (2019). Users’ perception on usability aspects of a braille learning mobile application ‘mBRAILLE’. In H. Badioze Zaman, N. Mohamad Ali, M. N. Ahmad, A. F. Smeaton, T. K. Shih, S. Velastin, & T. Terutoshi (Eds.), Advances in Visual Informatics - 6th International Visual Informatics Conference, IVIC 2019, Proceedings (pp. 100-109). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); Vol. 11870 LNCS). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-34032-2_10

Users’ perception on usability aspects of a braille learning mobile application ‘mBRAILLE’. / Nahar, Lutfun; Sulaiman, Riza; Jaafar, Azizah.

Advances in Visual Informatics - 6th International Visual Informatics Conference, IVIC 2019, Proceedings. ed. / Halimah Badioze Zaman; Nazlena Mohamad Ali; Mohammad Nazir Ahmad; Alan F. Smeaton; Timothy K. Shih; Sergio Velastin; Tada Terutoshi. Springer, 2019. p. 100-109 (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); Vol. 11870 LNCS).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Nahar, L, Sulaiman, R & Jaafar, A 2019, Users’ perception on usability aspects of a braille learning mobile application ‘mBRAILLE’. in H Badioze Zaman, N Mohamad Ali, MN Ahmad, AF Smeaton, TK Shih, S Velastin & T Terutoshi (eds), Advances in Visual Informatics - 6th International Visual Informatics Conference, IVIC 2019, Proceedings. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), vol. 11870 LNCS, Springer, pp. 100-109, 6th International Conference on Advances in Visual Informatics, IVIC 2019, Bangi, Malaysia, 19/11/19. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-34032-2_10
Nahar L, Sulaiman R, Jaafar A. Users’ perception on usability aspects of a braille learning mobile application ‘mBRAILLE’. In Badioze Zaman H, Mohamad Ali N, Ahmad MN, Smeaton AF, Shih TK, Velastin S, Terutoshi T, editors, Advances in Visual Informatics - 6th International Visual Informatics Conference, IVIC 2019, Proceedings. Springer. 2019. p. 100-109. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-34032-2_10
Nahar, Lutfun ; Sulaiman, Riza ; Jaafar, Azizah. / Users’ perception on usability aspects of a braille learning mobile application ‘mBRAILLE’. Advances in Visual Informatics - 6th International Visual Informatics Conference, IVIC 2019, Proceedings. editor / Halimah Badioze Zaman ; Nazlena Mohamad Ali ; Mohammad Nazir Ahmad ; Alan F. Smeaton ; Timothy K. Shih ; Sergio Velastin ; Tada Terutoshi. Springer, 2019. pp. 100-109 (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)).
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