Extending the Chrome browser. Adapting browser functionality to user needs and behavior
AuthorSkogvold, Adrian Arne
What today's browsers offer in customization, personalization and functionality can be improved. In this thesis a application, in the form of a chrome extension that extends a web browser's functionality, and that offers customization and personalization has been designed and implemented. The functions implemented in the extension simplifies the access and availability of information to the user through user inputs and monitoring usage history. The extension offers customization by allowing users to edit the visuals and the amount if information provided. This extension has been evaluated by a group of test users and the results of this evaluation is presented through tables and discussion and shows a diversity of improvement suggestions. Some suggestion was repeated by several users, but most of the suggestions was unique. This indicates that personalization and customization is an important part of an application. The results of the evaluation also serve as an indication to the usability of the functions in the extension and fulfillment of the goal in this thesis.
PublisherUiT Norges arktiske universitet
UiT The Arctic University of Norway
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