Human-computer Interaction (2015/2016)

Course code
4S02909
Name of lecturers
Andrea Giachetti, Marco Cristani, Gloria Menegaz
Coordinator
Andrea Giachetti
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
INF/01 - INFORMATICS
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
II semestre dal Mar 1, 2016 al Jun 10, 2016.

Lesson timetable

II semestre
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Laboratory Gamma  
Wednesday 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM lesson Laboratory Gamma  
Friday 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM lesson Lecture Hall C  

Learning outcomes

The course introduce the fundamentals of Human Computer Interaction, describing the historical context of HCI, and concepts that enable computer scientists to design systems that effectively meet human needs.
Interface design and evaluation will be the main topic of the lab activity in the first part.
Finally some lessons on advanced interaction issues in visualization and virtual reality and an introductory module on Brain Computer interface will be proposed.

Syllabus

-Human capabilities: Input Output Systems, Memory and Learning, Cognitive Processing
-Computing systems, I/O methods, interfaces
-Interaction paradigms.
-Interaction design
-Interactive systems and applications
-Exercises on evaluation and design of user interfaces
-Visualization, Virtual Reality and Natural interaction
-Advanced module on Brain-Computer interaction

Assessment methods and criteria

Written essay (20) and evaluation of prectical activities (10)

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2015/2016