An `AI in Design' View of Design
System Evaluation

Ease of Use

How accessible is the system to the user?

Discussion. Besides performance, the quality of a design system also depends on how it presents itself to the user. The user interface plays a major role in this respect. Intuitive and unambiguous representations, accompanied by explanations of the decisions, contribute to a clear understanding of how the system works and to confidence in its results. Clear messages, graphic facilities and dialogue in a ``natural'' form increase the motivation of potential users to invest in the use such design systems.

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