CWE: Assistance Environment for the Evaluation Operating a Set of Variations of the Cognitive Walkthrough Ergonomic Inspection Method

  • Thomas Mahatody
  • Christophe Kolski
  • Mouldi Sagar
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5639)

Abstract

In spite of the existence of several usability inspection methods, they are still insufficiently used because of various constraints, such as the absence of software environments to facilitate their use and the inexistence of guides to choose the best method to be used. This article describes the design of CWE (Cognitive Walkthrough Environment) which is an evaluation assistance environment exploiting the Cognitive Walkthrough inspection method. This environment is intended to facilitate the use of the CW method as well as several of its versions and extensions.

Keywords

Cognitive Walkthrough Inspection Evaluation Usability 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas Mahatody
    • 1
  • Christophe Kolski
    • 1
  • Mouldi Sagar
    • 1
  1. 1.LAMIH – UMR8530University of Valenciennes and Hainaut-CambrésisValenciennes Cedex 9France

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