Future of Documents: Consumption Experience on Smartphones

Tandra, Pranavasthitha and Onkar, Prasad S (2017) Future of Documents: Consumption Experience on Smartphones. Masters thesis, Indian institute of technology Hyderabad.

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Abstract

Technology and its rapid development has had a revolutionary effect on the reading habits of millennials. In these changing times of reduced attention spans and need for fidget spinners, it becomes important to not burden the users with information overload. The present thesis explores and discusses consuming documents & its constituent contents on small screens, namely on smart devices, and aims at identifying and designing a model capturing factors that most influence the perceived experience of document consumption. The thesis starts with an overview of what documents are, their evolution into content chunks, a brief research about the existant technologies and applications that allow unconventionality in document consumption and authoring. I also try to identify through existing literature, issues that may affect fluency and ease of reading on mobile devices. The thesis then presents explorations and experiments on consumption performance and perceived experience when on mobile screens. The focus is primarily on how document can be semantic content chunks, further exploring the various navigation models and essentially making consumption of documents smooth and engaging

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Onkar, Prasad Shttp://orcid.org/0000-0003-1788-3826
Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: READABILITY,USER EXPERIENCE, USABILITY, NAVIGATION, HCI
Subjects: Arts > Design
Divisions: Department of Design
Depositing User: Team Library
Date Deposited: 31 May 2019 03:52
Last Modified: 31 May 2019 03:52
URI: http://raiith.iith.ac.in/id/eprint/5302
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