Gerd Berget

Assistant Professor
Department of Archivistics
Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences
E-mail: gerd.berget@hioa.no
Page: http://www.hioa.no/eng/employee/gerdbe

Fields of interest:

Information retrieval, Information searching behaviour, Search systems, Universal design, Dyslexia, Eye tracking

Recent publications:

Berget, G., Mulvey, F. & Sandnes, F. E. (2016). Is visual content in textual search interfaces beneficial to dyslexic users?. Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 92-93, 17-29.

Berget, G. & Sandnes, F. E. (2015). Searching databases without query-building-aids: Implications for dyslexic users. Information Research, 20(4), paper 689.

Berget, G. & Sandnes, F. E. (Accepted 2015). Do autocomplete functions reduce the effect of dyslexia on information searching behavior? The case of Google. Journal of the American Society for Information Science & Technology. Accepted 2015, early-view published online October 2015.

Berget, G. & Sandnes, F. E. (2015). The effect of dyslexia on searching visual and textual content: Are icons really useful?. In M. Antona & C. Stephanidis (Eds.), Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction: Access to Learning, Health and Well-being:  9th International Conference, UAHCI 2015, Held as Part of HCI International 2015, Los Angeles, CA, USA, August 2-7, 2015, Proceedings, Part III (pp. 616-625). Cham: Springer.

Berget, G. & Sandnes, F. E. (2015). On the understandability of public domain icons: Effects of gender and age. In M. Antona & C. Stephanidis (Eds.), Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction: Access to Today’s Technologies, 9th International Conference, UAHCI 2015, Held as Part of HCI International 2015, Los Angeles, CA, USA, August 2-7, 2015, Proceedings, Part I (pp. 387-396). Cham: Springer.

Habib, L., Berget, G., Sandnes, F. E., Sanderson, N., Kahn, P., Fagernes, S. & Olcay, A. (2012). Dyslexic students in higher education and virtual learning environments: An exploratory study. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 28(6), 574-584.