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Understanding the Effect of Animation and its Speed on User Enjoyment


Abstract Providing the user with good user experience is complex and involves multiple factors. One of the factors that can impact the user experience is animation. Animation can be tricky to get right and needs to be understood by designers. Animations that are too fast might not accomplish anything and having them too slow could slow the user down causing them to get frustrated.

This study explores the subject of animation and its speed by trying to answer the following questions – 1) Do people notice whether an animation is present 2) Does animation affect the enjoyment of a transition? and 3) If animation does affect enjoyment, what is the effect of different animation speeds?

The study was conducted using 3 prototypes of an application to o... (more)
Created Date 2019
Contributor Ijari, Kusum (Author) / Branaghan, Russell (Advisor) / Chiou, Erin (Committee member) / Roscoe, Rod (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Web studies / Animation Speed / User Experience
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 31 pages
Language English
Copyright
Note Masters Thesis Human Systems Engineering 2019
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS


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