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Dashboard Analyzer : a tool for analysis of dashboard visual characteristics

Created: 2018

Czech title
Dashboard Analyzer : nástroj pro analýzu vizuálních charakteristik nástroje dashboard
Type
software
License
required - free
Authors
Hynek Jiří, Ing. (DIFS FIT BUT)
Jelenčíková Adriána, Bc. (FIT BUT)
Mejía Santiago, Ing. (FIT BUT)
Keywords
dashboard, usability, evaluation, aesthetics, guideline review, usability metrics, subjective perception
Description
Dashboard analyzer is a Java application which provides tools for processing and analyzing of screenshots of dashboard user interfaces. It was created as part dissertation in Brno University of Technology: http://www.fit.vutbr.cz/~ihynek/dashboards/

It provides following functionality:

  • loads images (from file or URL)
  • detects (automatically/manually using the interactive editor) regions which represent visually dominant objects (with respect to Gestalt laws / subjective perception of the user)
  • performs image operations and filters (gray-scale, posterization, thresholding, Hough-transform, etc.), show image histograms
  • performs pixel-based metrics analyzing UI characteristics (colorfulness, pixel-based balance, symmetry, etc...)
  • performs object-based metrics analyzing UI characteristics (Ngo's metrics of aesthetics and their modifications)
  • processes folders containing various UI descriptions of regions (analysis of subjective perception of users, generating heatmaps, etc.)
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