[ 921CGELHCIK21 ] KV Human/Computer Interaction

Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
3 ECTS M1 - Master's programme 1. year Computer Science Gabriele Kotsis 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Original study plan Master's programme Computer Science 2021S
Objectives Students will become familiar with basic principles of human computer interaction. They will understand methods for the design, implementation, and evaluation of interfaces and will be able to apply them.
Subject Capabilities of Humans and Machines (perception and cognition, knowledge and learning, human information processing, human communication, multimodality, accessibility, input and output devices, WIMP, 3D/virtual, natural/physical/intuitive interaction, affordances) Basic HCI Principles and Models (principles, rules, heuristics, standards, patterns, style guides, multimodal interfaces, predictive and descriptive models, User-Centered Development Process) Designing Interactive Systems (user research and requirements, conceptual models, OO design, activity based design, metaphors, tools and methods for prototyping, describing and specifying interactive systems, design patterns, responsiveness) Implementing Interactive Systems (technologies, standards, guidelines, examples) Evaluating Interactive Systems (user study design, research methods, usability metrics, experimental design, presentation and interpretation of data, statistics, ethical considerations) Advanced Topics (BCI, Mobile HCI, Haptic Feedback, Tangibles, Wearables, Smart Textiles, collaborative interaction, ...)
Criteria for evaluation Written exam at the end of the semester
Methods Lecture, discussion, case studies
Language English
Study material Extensive list in the downloadable material (via KUSSS).
Changing subject? No
Corresponding lecture 921CGELHCIV13: VL Human/Computer Interaction (3 ECTS)
On-site course
Maximum number of participants -
Assignment procedure Direct assignment