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An explorative study of localisation and internationalisation of Web sites

Lim, L., Sudweeks, F. and Turk, A. (2008) An explorative study of localisation and internationalisation of Web sites. In: IADIS International Conference Interfaces and Human Computer Interaction, 25-27 July 2008, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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    Abstract

    This paper reports on an explorative study investigating study investigating the impacts of culture on web site design and usability, in terms of localisation and internationalisation. The study considers cultural differences among people in terms of race, language, and religion. Localisation/internationalisation of web sites addresses issues concerning the development of effective web sites for specific cultural groups or for a general population of users. This paper describes the methodology adopted in the project to study these issues and reports on the results of a pilot study phase.

    Publication Type: Conference Paper
    Murdoch Affiliation: School of Information Technology
    Publisher: IADIS
    Conference Website: http://www.ihci-conf.org/2008/
    URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/1040
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