Welcome to

USER Lab

The USability Engineering Research Lab

of the Department of Computer Science at the University of Saskatchewan


USERLab is dedicated to putting people first in all we do.

USERLab uses the Usability Centered Development Methodology (taught in CMPT 479 / 817)  to focus on providing usability to all users

USERLab has developed methods and tools for Creating Text Alternatives for images (including Alt Text for Web pages) including the Text Alternatives Tool for Images (TATI) tool.

In August, 2013USERLab will host:

U of S Computer Science Classes offered by USERLab members in Fall 2013

U of S Computer Science Classes offered by USERLab members in Fall 2012

U of S Computer Science Classes offered by USERLab members in Previous years


USERLab ADEs (Accessibility Demonstration Experiences) are interactive exercises designed to be delivered via the web to introduce people to various aspects of computer accessibility.

Who we are:

Associate Members:

What Usability Engineering is:

Usability Engineering (UE) results from the intersection of software engineering (SE) with human-computer interaction (HCI). It provides a structured approach to developing usable user interface designs.

What we do:

Contact us:

userlab@cs.usask.ca

USER Lab hosted GOTHI'05: Guidelines On Tactile and Haptic Interactions, October 24-26, 2005, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, CANADA.
Please note: This page does not use graphics,  fancy frames, or tables in order to increase its accessibility to individuals with special needs.