Powerful and consistent analysis of likert-type ratingscales

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    Likert-type scales are used extensively during usability evaluations, and more generally evaluations of interactive experiences, to obtain quantified data regarding attitudes, behaviors, and judgments of participants. Very often this data is analyzed using parametric statistics like the Student t-test or ANOVAs. These methods are chosen to ensure higher statistical power of the test (which is necessary in this field of research and practice where sample sizes are often small), or because of the lack of software to handle multi-factorial designs nonparametrically. With this paper we present to the HCI audience new developments from the field of medical statistics that enable analyzing multiple factor designs nonparametrically. We demonstrate the necessity of this approach by showing the errors in the parametric treatment of nonparametric data in experiments of the size typically reported in HCI research. We also provide a practical resource for researchers and practitioners who wish to use these new methods.
    Originele taal-2Engels
    TitelCHI '10 Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 10-15 April 2010, Atanta, Georgia
    Plaats van productieNew York
    UitgeverijAssociation for Computing Machinery, Inc
    Pagina's2391-2394
    ISBN van geprinte versie978-1-60558-929-9
    DOI's
    StatusGepubliceerd - 2010
    Evenement28th Annual CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - Florence, Italië
    Duur: 5 apr 200810 apr 2008
    Congresnummer: 28
    http://www.chi2010.org/

    Congres

    Congres28th Annual CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems
    Verkorte titelCHI 2010
    Land/RegioItalië
    StadFlorence
    Periode5/04/0810/04/08
    AnderCHI 2010, 28th ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Atlanta, GA, USA
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