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Effects of Text Input Latency on Performance and Task Load

URN to cite this document:
Schmid, Andreas ; Bierschneider, Michael ; Hoffmann, Johannes ; Liu, Yu ; Wimmer, Raphael
Date of publication of this fulltext: 17 Nov 2023 07:03


The latency of a text editor describes how long it takes from pressing a key to the corresponding letter appearing on the screen. It is well known that high latency affects how quickly authors can write and edit texts. In order to quantify the effects of latency on users’ performance and task load, we conducted a study in which 31 participants had to re-type or correct provided texts with a ...


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