Volume 15 Number 1 (Jan. 2020)
Home > Archive > 2020 > Volume 15 Number 1 (Jan. 2020) >
JSW 2020 Vol.15(1): 12-22 ISSN: 1796-217X
doi: 10.17706/jsw.15.1.12-22

Measurable Interactive Application to Find Out User Recognition and Strategy when Problem Solving

Taku Yamaguchi1*, Michiko Oba2
1Researcher Independent,Japan
2Future University Hakodate, 116-2 Kamedanakano-cho, Hakodate, Hokkaido, Japan 041-8655

Abstract—This paper describes how to determine user recognition or problem-solving strategies by measuring and analyzing their interactions with computer applications. In recording interactions, each action should be associated with “a term” that is used to describe user recognition or strategy. Recorded actions can be analyzed through their temporal co-occurrence. When two actions occur a significant number of times, it indicates that there is a close relationship between those actions for the user. That relationship can be described with the terms associated with those actions and can be interpreted as the user's recognition or strategies. Asa proof of concept, we evaluated interactions in rearranging puzzles, i.e., Jigsaw Text and Jigsaw Code.

Index Terms— Measurement and analysis of the problem-solving process,problem-solving strategy,temporal co-occurrence,thinking process


Cite: Taku Yamaguchi, Michiko Oba, "Measurable Interactive Application to Find Out User Recognition and Strategy when Problem Solving," Journal of Software vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 12-22, 2020.

Copyright © 2020 by the authors. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited (CC BY 4.0).

General Information

ISSN: 1796-217X (Online)
Frequency: Monthly (2006-2019); Bimonthly (Since 2020)
Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Antanas Verikas
Executive Editor: Ms. Yoyo Y. Zhou
Abstracting/ Indexing: DBLP, EBSCO, Google Scholar, ProQuest, INSPEC, ULRICH's Periodicals Directory, WorldCat, etc
E-mail: jsw@iap.org
  • Dec 06, 2019 News!

    Vol 14, No 1- Vol 14, No 4 has been indexed by EI (Inspec)   [Click]

  • Jun 22, 2020 News!

    Papers published in JSW Vol 14, No 1- Vol 15 No 4 have been indexed by DBLP     [Click]

  • Jun 22, 2020 News!

    The papers published in Vol 15, No 5 have all received dois from Crossref    [Click]

  • Aug 01, 2018 News!

    [CFP] 2020 the annual meeting of JSW Editorial Board, ICCSM 2020, will be held in Rome, Italy, July 17-19, 2020   [Click]

  • Jun 22, 2020 News!

    Vol 15, No 5 has been published with online version     [Click]