International Journal on Advanced Science, Engineering and Information Technology, Vol. 8 (2018) No. 1, pages: 185-191, DOI:10.18517/ijaseit.8.1.3858

User Acceptance Analysis of Potato Expert System Application Based on TAM Approach

Taufiq Rachman, Darmawan Napitupulu

Abstract

This study aims to determine the level of user acceptance of the application of potato expert system in the diagnosis of plant pests and diseases based on Android that has been developed. The application of an expert system is intended to help farmers and extension workers in particular to identify types of plant pests and diseases based on symptoms that appear and control solutions easily, quickly and accurately. In this study, the effects of perceived ease of use and the perceived usefulness on behavioural intention to use based on the perspective of farmers and extension workers in the field were measured. The method used in this study is a survey with Technology Acceptance Model (TAM) with the total respondents of 204. The results showed the perceived ease of use has a positive correlation with behavioural intention to use; perceived usefulness has a positive correlation with behavioural intention to use, and both perceived ease of use and perceived usefulness have a positive correlation with behavioural intention to use.

Keywords:

User acceptance; TAM; ease of use; usefulness; potato; expert system

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