Niels Ebbe Jacobsen

Ph.D., MBA

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The Danish Consumer Council (http://taenk.dk)
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Niels Ebbe Jacobsen is Head of Research at the Danish Consumer Council. He holds a M.Sc. in Computer Science, a Ph.D. in Human-Computer Interaction both from Copenhagen University, Denmark. He also holds an eMBA from Copenhagen Business School. Niels has investigated Usability Evaluation Methods (UEMs) from various perspectives. Niels found a substantial evaluator effect of UEMs like Thinking-Aloud Techniques, Usability Tests, Heuristics Evaluation and Cognitive Walkthrough. This work was done in cooperation with Morten Hertzum, Bonnie John and Rolf Molich.


Niels' interests also include Leadership, Management and Innovation processes.


Niels leads a research group at the Danish Consumer Council who's mission is to conduct comparable consumer product tests. At Nokia Niels was Senior Manager working on user experience and innovation development.

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Publication period start
1999
Publication period end
2006
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3

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Publications

Proschowsky, Morten, Schultz, Nette, Jacobsen, Niels Ebbe (2006): An intuitive text input method for touch wheels. In: Proceedings of ACM CHI 2006 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems , 2006, . pp. 467-470. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1124772.1124842

Hertzum, Morten, Jacobsen, Niels Ebbe (2003): The Evaluator Effect: A Chilling Fact About Usability Evaluation Methods. In International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction, 15 (1) pp. 183-204.

Hertzum, Morten, Jacobsen, Niels Ebbe (2001): The Evaluator Effect: A Chilling Fact About Usability Evaluation Methods. In International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction, 13 (4) pp. 421-443.

Hertzum, Morten, Jacobsen, Niels Ebbe (1999): The Evaluator Effect during First-Time Use of the Cognitive Walkthrough Technique. In: Bullinger, Hans-Jorg (eds.) HCI International 1999 - Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction August 22-26, 1999, Munich, Germany. pp. 1063-1067.