Study and Analysis of User Interaction Patterns in a Smartphone Environment

  • S. Pandikumar Research Scholar, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, India
  • G. Sujatha Department of Computer Science, Sri Meenakshi Government Arts College for Women, Madurai, India.
  • M. Sumathi Department of Computer Science, Sri Meenakshi Government Arts College for Women, Madurai, India.
Keywords: Screen-Off, Inactive Mode, Smartphone, Usage Pattern;

Abstract

A smartphone becomes an essential gadget today and most of the people adopt it as the third hand of their life. Every phone has two states according to the usage that is Screen-On (Active Mode) and Screen-Off (Inactive mode). Majority of the people thought the phone is used by them by 24×7 but the active usage time (Screen-On) of the phone is very least. This paper focuses on the usage patterns of the smartphone and the interactive mindset of the users. The broad experimental result reveals that a typical user uses their smartphone actively for 2.96 hrs in a day. This research proves that the smartphone is in inactive most of the time.

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Published
2018-10-27
Section
Articles