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Predictivity of system delays shortens human response time

Thomaschke, Roland and Haering, Carola (2014) Predictivity of system delays shortens human response time. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies 72 (3), pp. 358-365.

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System delays considerably affect users' experience and performance. Research on the psychological effects of system delays has focused on delay length and variability. We introduce delay predictivity as a new factor profoundly affecting user performance. A system delay is predictive when its duration is informative about the nature of consecutive interaction events. We report an experiment ...


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Item type:Article
Date:March 2014
Institutions:Psychology and Pedagogy > Institut für Psychologie > Lehrstuhl für Psychologie II (Allgemeine und Angewandte Psychologie) - Prof. Dr. Gesine Dreisbach
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Keywords:System delay; Human computer interaction; Predictivity; Predictability
Dewey Decimal Classification:100 Philosophy & psychology > 150 Psychology
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:29638
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