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Nielsen, Jakob

  • By: Kevin Featherly
  • In: Encyclopedia of New Media
  • Edited by: Steve Jones
  • Subject:General Media, Communication & Cultural Studies

1957–

Web Usability Guru

Jakob Nielsen is a computer-interface engineer, an author, and a researcher in human-computer interaction, and is the best-known expert on Web-site usability. Usability is determined by “how well a Web site allows its users to navigate and transact business ...

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