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Publications – Original Papers (peer reviewed)

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2015

Seckler, M., Heinz, S., Forde, S., Tuch, A. N., & Opwis, K. (2015). Trust and distrust on the web: User experiences and website characteristics. Computers in Human Behavior, 45, 39-50 [DOI link]


2014

Ruf, A. P., Seckler, M., & Opwis, K. (2014, October). Long-term modality effect in multimedia learning. In Proceedings of the 8th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction: Fun, Fast, Foundational (pp. 963-966). ACM.

Mekler, E. D., Tuch, A. N., Martig, A. L. & Opwis, K. (in press). A Diary Study Exploring Game Completion and Player Experience. CHI PLAY '14.

Iten, G., Heinz, S., Stöcklin, M., Hübscher, R. & Opis, K. (2014). The Impact of Interactive Visual Simulations on Learning Statistics. In Proceedings of the 2014 annual conference on Human factors in computing systems (CHI EA ’14). ACM, New York, NY, USA.  [DOI link]

Linxen, S., Heinz, S., Müller, L. J., Tuch, A. N. & Opis, K. (2014). Mental Models for Web Objects in Different Cultural Settings. In Proceedings of the 2014 annual conference on Human factors in computing systems (CHI EA ’14). ACM, New York, NY, USA. [DOI link]

Mekler, E. D., Bopp, J. A., Tuch, A. N. & Opwis, K. (2014). A Systematic Review of Quantitative Studies on the Enjoyment of Digital Entertainment Games. CHI'14 Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 927-936. [DOI link]

Seckler, M., Heinz, S., Bargas-Avila, J. A., Opwis, K. & Tuch, A. N. (2014). Designing Usable Web Forms: Empirical Evaluation of Web Form Improvement Guidelines. In Proceedings of the 2014 annual conference on Human factors in computing systems (CHI’14). ACM, New York, NY, USA. [DOI link]

Obrist, M., Tuch, A. N., & Hornbæk, K. (in press). Opportunities for Odor: Experiences with Smell and Implications for Technology. In Proceedings of the 2014 annual conference on Human factors in computing systems (CHI’14). ACM, New York, NY, USA.


2013

Orsini, S., Opwis, K., & Bargas-Avila, J.A. (2013). Response to the reviews on Bargas-Avila et al. (2009) Intranet Satisfaction Questionnaire: Development and Validation of a Questionnaire to Measure User Satisfaction with the Intranet. Interacting with Computers. [DOI Link].

Tuch, A. N., Trusell, R. & Hornbæk, K. (2013). Analyzing Users’ Narratives to Understand Experience with Interactive Products. In Proceedings of the 2013 annual conference on Human factors in computing systems (CHI ’13). ACM, New York, NY, USA. [DOI Link].

Seckler, M., Heinz, S., Bargas-Avila, J. A., Opwis, K. & Tuch, A. N. (2013). Empirical Evaluation of 20 Web Form Optimization Guidelines. In Proceedings of the 2013 annual conference on Human factors in computing systems (CHI EA ’13). ACM, New York, NY, USA. [DOI Link].

Mekler, E. D., Brühlmann, F., Opwis K. & Tuch, A. N. (2013). Disassembling Gamification: The Effects of Points and Meaning on User Motivation and Performance. In Proceedings of the 2013 annual conference on Human factors in computing systems (CHI EA ’13). ACM, New York, NY, USA. [DOI Link].

Mekler, E. D., Brühlmann, F., Opwis K. & Tuch, A. N. (2013). Do Points, Levels and Leaderboards Harm Intrinsic Motivation? An Empirical Analysis of Common Gamification Elements. In Gamification 2013: Proceedings of the First International Conference on Gameful Design, Research, and Applications, 66-73. [DOI link]

Hug, M., Suter, N. T., Mekler, E. D. & Opwis, K. (2013). Ads Suit Up! Effects of Website and Advertiser Credibility on Consumer Responses to Banner Ads. In Proceedings of the 2013 annual conference on Human factors in computing systems (CHI EA ’13). ACM, New York, NY, USA. [DOI Link].

Heinz, S., Hug, M., Nugaeva, C. & Opwis, K. (2013). Online Ad Banners: The Effects of Goal Orientation and Context Congruence on Memory. In Proceedings of the 2013 annual conference on Human factors in computing systems (CHI EA ’13). ACM, New York, NY, USA. [DOI Link].

Roth, S.P., Tuch, A.N., Mekler, E.D., Bargas-Avila, J.A., & Opwis, K. (2013). Location matters, especially for non-salient features – An eye-tracking study on the effects of web object placement on different types of websites. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 71(3), 228-235. [DOI Link].


2012

Heinz, S. & Mekler, E. D. (2012). The influence of banner placement and navigation style on the recognition of advertisement banners. Proceedings of the 7th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (NordiCHI '12). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 803-804. [DOI link]

Seckler, M. & Tuch, A. N. (2012). Linking objective web-design factors to facets of subjective aesthetic perception. Proceedings of the 7th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (NordiCHI '12). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 809-810. [DOI link]

Tuch, A. N., Presslaber, E. E., Stöcklin, M., Opwis, K., & Bargas-Avila, J. A. (2012). The role of visual complexity and prototypicality regarding first impression of websites: Working towards understanding aesthetic judgments. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 70, 794–811. [DOI link]

Tuch, A. N., Roth, S.P., Hornbæk , K., Opwis, K. & Bargas-Avila, J.A. (2012). Is beautiful really usable? Toward understanding the relation between usability, aesthetics, and affect in HCI. Computers in Human Behavior, 28 (5) 2012, 1596–1607. [DOI link]

Seckler, M., Tuch, A. N., Opwis, K., & Bargas-Avila, J.A. (2012). User-friendly Locations of Error Messages in Web Forms: Put them on the right side of the erroneous input field. Interacting with Computers, 24 (3), 107–118. [DOI link]


2011

Bargas-Avila, J.A., Brenzikofer, O., Tuch, A.N., Roth, S.P., & Opwis, K. (2011). Working towards usable forms on the World  Wide Web: Optimizing date entry input fields. Advances in Human Computer Interaction, Article ID 202701. [DOI link, Open Access]

Tuch, A.N., Kreibig, S.D., Roth, S.P., Bargas-Avila, J.A., Opwis, K & Wilhelm, F.H. (2011). The Role of Visual Complexity in Affective Reactions to Web Pages: Subjective, Eye Movement, and Cardiovascular Responses. IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing, 2(4) 2, 230-236 [DOI link]

Bargas-Avila, J.A., Brenzikofer, O., Tuch, A.N., Roth, S.P. & Opwis, K. (2011). Working towards usable forms on the World Wide  Web: Optimizing multiple selection interface
elements. Advances in Human Computer Interaction, Article ID 347171. [DOI link, Open Access]

Hübscher, C., Pauwels, S.L., Roth, S.P., Bargas-Avila, J.A., & Opwis, K. (2011). The organization of interaction design pattern languages alongside of the design process. Interacting with Computers, 23(3), 189-201 [DOI link]

Bargas-Avla, J.A. & Hornbæk, K. (2011). Old Wine in New Bottles or Novel Challenges? A Critical Analysis of Empirical Studies of User Experience, CHI '11 Proceedings of the 2011 annual conference on Human factors in computing systems, 2689--2698, [DOI link]

Bargas-Avila, J.A., Orsini, S., Piosczyk, H., Urwyler, D. & Opwis, K. (2011). Enhancing online forms: Use format  specifications for fields with format restrictions to help respondents, Interacting with Computers, 23(1), 33-39 [DOI link]

Leuthold, S., Schmutz, P., Bargas-Avila, J.A., Tuch, A.N. & Opwis, K. (2011). Vertical versus Dynamic Menus on the World Wide Web: Eye Tracking Study Measuring the Influence of Menu Design and Task Complexity on User Performance and Subjective Preference, Computers in Human Behavior, 27(1), 459-472 [DOI Link]


2010

Bargas-Avila, J.A., Orsini, S., de Vito, M. & Opwis, K. (2010). ZeGo:  Development and Validation of a short Questionnaire to Measure User Satisfaction with e-Government Portals. Advances in Human Computer Interaction. Article ID 487163. [DOI Link, Open Access]

Tuch, A.N., Bargas-Avila, J.A. & Opwis, K. (2010). Symmetry and aesthetics in website design: It's a man's business, Computers in Human Behavior, 26(6), 1831-1837. [DOI link].

Schmutz, P., Roth, S.P., Seckler, M., & Opwis, K. (2010). Designing Product Listing Pages - Effects on Sales and Users’ Cognitive Workload. International Journal of Human Computer Interaction Studies, 68(7), 423-432. [DOI-Link]

Friese, M., Bargas-Avila, J.A., Hofmann, W. & Wiers, R.W. (2010). Here’s Looking at You, Bud: Memory Associations with Alcohol Predict Eye Movements for Social Drinkers with Low Executive Control. Social Psychological and Personality Science 1(2) 143-151. [DOI link]

Pauwels, S.L., Hübscher, C., Bargas-Avila, J.A., & Opwis, K. (2010). Building an interaction design pattern language: A case study. Computers in Human Behavior 26(3), 452-463. [DOI link].

Roth, S.P., Schmutz, P., Pauwels, S.L., Bargas-Avila, J.A., & Opwis, K, (2010). Mental Models for Web Objects: Where do users expect the most frequent objects in Online Shops, News Portals, and Company Web Pages? Interacting with Computers 22(2), 140-152. [DOI link]


2009

Bargas-Avila, J.A., Loetscher, J., Orsini, S. & Opwis, K. (2009). Intranet Satisfaction Questionnaire: Development and Validation of a Questionnaire to Measure User Satisfaction with the Intranet. Computers in Human Behavior 25(6), 1241-1250. [DOI link]

Tuch, A., Bargas-Avila, J.A., Opwis, K. & Wilhelm, F. (2009). Visual complexity of websites: Effects on users’ experience, physiology, performance, and memory. International Journal of Human Computer Studies 67(9), 703-715. [DOI link]

Pauwels, S.L., Hübscher, C., Leuthold, S., Bargas-Avila, J.A., & Opwis, K. (2009). Error prevention in online forms: Use color instead of asterisks to mark required fields. Interacting with Computers 21(4), 257-262.[DOI link]

Schmutz, P., Heinz, S., Métrailler, Y. & Opwis, K. (2009). Cognitive Load in eCommerce Applications - Measurement and Effects on User Satisfaction. Advances in Human Computer Interaction. [DOI link, Open Access]


2008

Leuthold, S., Bargas-Avila, J.A. & Opwis, K. (2008). Beyond web content accessibility guidelines: Design of enhanced text user interfaces for blind internet users. International Journal of Human Computer Studies 66(4), 257-270. [DOI link]

Hah, E.-J., Schmutz, P., Tuch, A. N., Agotai, D., Wiedmer, M., & Opwis, K. (2008). Cinematographic techniques in architectural animations and their effects on viewers‘ judgment. International Journal of Design, 2(3), 29-41. [DOI link, Open Access]


2003 - 2007

Bargas-Avila, J.A., Oberholzer, G., Schmutz, P., de Vito, M. & Opwis, K. (2007). Usable Error Message Presentation in the World Wide Web: Don’t Show Errors Right Away. Interacting with Computers 19, 330–341.[DOI link].

Métrailler, Y., Bargas-Avila, J.A., Schmutz, P. & Opwis, K. (2005). Search or Browse: How Do People Behave while Navigating on E- Commerce Web Sites? In. K. Opwis & I. K. Penner (Eds.),Proceedings of KogWis05. The German Cognitive Science Conference 2005. Basel, Switzerland: Schwabe.

Bargas-Avila, J.A., & Oberholzer, G. (2003). Online Form Validation: Don't Show Errors Right Away. In M. Rauterberg, M. Menozzi & J. Wesson (Eds.), Human-Computer Interaction INTERACT '03 (pp. 848-851). Amsterdam: IOS Press.

Book Chapters


2011

Bargas-Avila, J.A., Roth, S.P., Tuch, A.N. and Opwis, K. (2011). You never get a second chance to make a first impression: Meet your users’ expectations regarding web object placement in online shops. In Advanced Technologies Management for Retailing: Frameworks and Cases, Eleonora Pantano & Harry Timmermans (Ed.), ISBN: 160-960-738-4, IGI Global, 221-235. [DOI-Link]


2010

Bargas-Avila, J.A., Brenzikofer, O., Roth, S.P., Tuch, A.N., Orsini, S. and Opwis, K. (2010). Simple but Crucial User Interfaces in the World Wide Web: Introducing 20 Guidelines for Usable Web Form Design. In User Interfaces, Rita Matrai (Ed.), ISBN: 978-953-307-084-1, INTECH, download chapter (open access), download book (open access)

Research Reports / White Papers

Heinz, S. & Opwis, K. (2011). ZeGo 2011 – Zufriedenheit im eGovernment. Measuring user satisfaction with eGovernment portals of the 26 cantons in Switzerland. Switzerland.

Bargas-Avila, J.A., Cortesi, S. & Opwis, K. (2009). ZeGo 2008 – Zufriedenheit im eGovernment. Measuring user satisfaction with eGovernment portals of the 26 cantons in Switzerland. Switzerland.

Bargas-Avila, J.A., de Vito, M. & Opwis, K. (2007). ZeGo 2006 – Zufriedenheit im eGovernment. Measuring user satisfaction with eGovernment portals of the 26 cantons in Switzerland. Switzerland.

Leuthold, S.; Hah, E.; Karrer, L.; Gläser, M.; Guth, I.; Bargas-Avila, J.A.; Oberholzer, G.; Springer, A. (2005). Stimmt Intranet Report 2004. Eine Analyse Schweizer Intranets. Schweiz.

Oberholzer, G.; Leuthold, S.; Bargas-Avila, J.A.; Karrer, L.; & Gläser; M. (2003). Stimmt Intranet Report 2003. Eine Analyse Schweizer Intranets. Schweiz.

Articles

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (2007). Das Messen der Zufriedenheit mit den Mitarbeiterportalen: Ein unterschätzter Hürdenlauf. Personarama - Magazin der Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für Human Resources Management HR Swiss, 3/2007.

Schmutz, P. (2007). Mensch-Maschine Interaktion. Spezifische User mit spezifischen Wünschen in spezifischem Kontext. punktum, 3, 13-14.

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (2004). Vom Usability Testing zum User Centered Engineering. Swiss ICT Bulletin, 1/2004.

Conference Contributions

Heinz, S. & Mekler, E. D. (2012). The influence of banner placement and navigation style on the recognition of advertisement banners.In Proceedings of the 7th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction: Making Sense Through Design (NordiCHI '12), pp 803-4, Copenhagen, Denmark. [DOI-Link]

Seckler, M. & Tuch, A. N. (2012). Linking objective web-design factors to facets of subjective aesthetic perception. In Proceedings of the 7th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction: Making Sense Through Design (NordiCHI '12), pp 809-10, Copenhagen, Denmark. [DOI-Link]

Tuch, A. N. (2012, September). Toward Understanding the Relation Between Usability, Aesthetics, and Affect in HCI. In A. Sonderegger (Chair), Mensch-Maschine Interaktion: Aktuelle Herausforderungen in der Usability-Forschung. Arbeitsgruppe conducted at the 48th Congress of the German Psychological Society (DGPs), Bielefeld, Germany.

Tuch, A. N. & Bargas-Avila, J. (September, 2011) “The role of visual complexity and prototypicality regarding the first impression of websites: Working towards understanding aesthetic judgments“ talk at the Symposia Current issues in usability research of the 12th Congress of the Swiss Psychological Society, Fribourg, Switzerland.

Schmutz, P., Bargas-Avila, J.A., & Opwis, K. (2008). Effects of size and visibility of textareas on answer size in online surveys. Poster presented at KogWis 2008, Dresden.

Tuch, A.N., Roth, S.P. & Opwis, K. (2008). Consistency in the Aesthetic Perception of Web Pages and the Importance of Visual Complexity: An Empirical Replication and Extension. 9. Fachtagung der Gesellschaft für Kognitionswissenschaft (KogWis), Dresden, Germany.

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