Critical study of an usability inspection method: the cognitive walkthrough

  • Christophe Grosjean
  • Samuel Marin

Student thesis: Master typesMaster in Computer science


Finding out usability problems is always a key function in the design process of software. There exists a lot of assessment methods who can permit to evaluate an interface. Usability inspection-based methods are methods which can be performed without user. The object of our work is to present in details one of those usability methods : the
Cognitive Walkthrough (CW) method. The first main point we will give is a detailed explanation about this method and a theoritical foundation of it. Tuen we will place this method in the lifecycle of interfaces design process. Finally, we will specify a tool whose goal will be to support the task of performing a CW
Date of Award2000
Original languageEnglish
SupervisorFrancois Bodart (Supervisor)

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