Factors affecting comfort level and performance : a comparison between four different types of computer mouse

Mohammad Zabri, Bin Johari. (2003) Factors affecting comfort level and performance : a comparison between four different types of computer mouse. [Project Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This study is carried out to assess the usability factors that contribute to the perfonnance and comfort level of the users using four types of computer mouse. The factors that are assessed are size, shape, weight and function that contribute to perfonnance and comfort. The study also aims to look for the best type of computer mouse from the four selected. The sample study comprises of 20 randomly chosen students from Universiti Malaysia Sarawak. A questionnaire is distributed for the purpose of data collection for this study. The questi~naire is self-developed and it functions to measure the respondent's background and the computer mouse characteristics that are to be evaluated. A descriptive statistical method comprising of percentage and frequency is used to provide a summary for the overall set of data and the effects of each characteristics on the perfonnance and comfort level for each type of computer mouse. An average mean score analysis is used to determine whether there exist~y significant (strong/weak) relationship between each factor with the perfonnance and comfort level. The researched findings revealed that size, shape, weight and functions do ha~. a strong relationship with perfonnance with the exception of weight for the relation with'Corrt"ort level. From the findings ~ well it was revealed that the best type of mouse is the-ergonomic optical mouse.

Item Type: Project Report
Additional Information: Project report (B.Sc.) -- Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 2003.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Ergonomic, Human engineering, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, undergraduate, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: T Technology > TS Manufactures
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Cognitive Sciences and Human Development
Depositing User: Saman
Date Deposited: 24 May 2017 01:10
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2017 08:15
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/16393

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