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Search Publications by Sharon J. Laskowski

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Cloud-based Accessibility for Voting Applications

Author(s)
Shanee T. Dawkins, Sharon J. Laskowski
Since its creation, the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) of the U.S. Department of Education (ED) has supported the

Report of Findings: Use of Language in Ballot Instructions

Author(s)
Janice G. Redish, Dana Chisnell, Ethan Newby, Sharon J. Laskowski, Svetlana Z. Lowry
In this study, we compared two ballots that differed only in wording and presentation of the language on the ballots. For Ballot A, we used conventional wording

Guidelines for Using Color in Voting Systems

Author(s)
Maureen Stone, Sharon J. Laskowski, Svetlana Z. Lowry
This document is a digital color design guide for the electronic displays of voting systems. It encodes best practice for usability in general, and specifically

VAST 2008 Challenge: Introducing Mini-Challenges

Author(s)
Georges Grinstein, Catherine Plaisant, Sharon J. Laskowski, Theresa O'Connell, Jean Scholtz, Mark Whiting
Visual analytics experts realize that one effective way to push the field forward and to develop metrics for measuring the performance of various visual

Style Guide for Voting System Documentation

Author(s)
Dana E. Chisnell, Susan C. Becker, Sharon J. Laskowski, Svetlana Z. Lowry
The goal of this style guide is to provide specific guidance to improve the usability of documentation used by poll workers and election support staff. The

VAST 2007 Contest - Blue Iguanadon

Author(s)
Georges Grinstein, Catherine Plaisant, Theresa O'Connell, Sharon J. Laskowski, Jean Scholtz, Mark Whiting
Visual analytics experts realize that one effective way to push the field forward and to develop metrics for measuring the performance of various visual

VAST 2006 Contest - A tale of Alderwood

Author(s)
Georges Grinstein, Theresa O'Connell, Sharon J. Laskowski, Catherine Plaisant, Jean Scholtz, Mark Whiting
Visual analytics experts realize that one effective way to push the field forward and to develop metrics for measuring the performance of various visual

Industry USability Reporting

Author(s)
Sharon J. Laskowski
This paper demonstrates that, for large-scale tests, the match and non-match similarity scores have no specific underlying distribution function. The forms of

Quantifying Usability: The Industry Usability Reporting Project

Author(s)
Jean C. Scholtz, Emile L. Morse, Sharon J. Laskowski, A Wishansky, K Butler
The paper describes the Common Industry format (CIF) developed in the Industry Usability Reporting Project (IUSR), which is now an ANSI standard. Four pilot