Chair for Computer Aided Medical Procedures & Augmented Reality
Lehrstuhl für Informatikanwendungen in der Medizin & Augmented Reality

Desktop-based User Interfaces for Computer Applications - 2D Graphical User Interfaces

Module IN 2112

Vorlesung + Übungen im Sommersemester 2008
Prof. Gudrun Klinker, Ph.D. (mit Florian Echtler und Patrick Maier)

5 ECTS Credits

The class will be taught in English.

RECOMMENDED EVENT: Film presentation "Weizenbaum - Rebel at work" in Hörsaal 1 on July 3, 16:30 Uhr.
More information at http://www.in.tum.de/Weizenbaum

Time & Location

Lecture: Wednesdays 10:15 - 11:45, MI 03.13.010
Exercises: Wednesdays 12:30 - 14:00, MI 03.13.010

Starting date: Wednesday, April 16, 2008
Exercises start: Wednesday, April 23, 2008


More Information

Intended audience:
  • Diploma students: Hauptstudium Informatik I (Praktische Informatik)
  • Senior bachelor students with interest in pursuing a bachelor's thesis in this area
  • Master students (Informatik, Wirtschaftsinformatik, Bioinformatik)
  • Grundstudium Informatik or Bachelor Informatik, Wirtschaftsinformatik, Bioinformatik
  • Oral exams (20 minutes) during the last week of the semester and the first weeks of the summer holidays.
  • Languages: German or English
  • Registration for exams now open!

Office hours:

Schedule (subject to change)

Date Subject links to slides (restricted)
Apr 16 1. Introduction and overview L1-Overview.pdf
Apr 23 2. Human factors L2-HumanFactors.pdf
Apr 30 FVV: no class  
May 7 3. Theories, principles and guidelines L3-GuiPrinTheo.pdf
May 14 continued  
May 21 4. Evaluating user interface designs L4-Evaluation.pdf
May 28 5. Design process L5-DevelopmentProcesses.pdf
June 4 special lecture: Simon Nestler  
June 11 6. User interface software tools L6-SWTools.pdf
June 18 7. Interaction styles: direct manipulation, virtual environments L7-DirManipVEs.pdf
June 25 8. Interaction styles: menu selection form fillin, dialog boxes
9. interaction devices
July 2 10. Interaction styles: collaboration L10-Collaboration.pdf
July 9 Lab visits  
July 16 Exam  


Date Toppic Excercises Attachments Deadline
Apr 23 Installation of Eclipse and J2ME HelloWorld Midlet tutorial1.pdf Apr 30
Apr 30 Canvas, Layer, Sprite and LayerManager SimpleList Widget tutorial2.pdf May 14
May 7 lab day      
May 14 Loading and storing real-world data List + Datastore Demo tutorial3.pdf
May 28
May 21 lab day      
May 28 Mobile Media API Fisheye Demo tutorial4.pdf June 11
June 4 lab day      
June 11 Creating a treeview Treeview Demo tutorial5.pdf June 25
June 18 lab day      
June 25 Evaluation of input concepts x tutorial6.pdf
July 9
July 2 lab day   music_new.xml  
July 9 Final Presentation x x x


The lecture will be based on the book:

  • Designing the User Interface: Strategies for Effective Human-Computer Interaction (4. ed.) by: Ben Shneiderman and Catherine Plaisant. Pearson International Edition. Addison-Wesley Pearson Education, 2005. ISBN 0-321-26978-0.

Further reading:

  • Human-Computer Interaction in the New Millenium by: John M. Caroll (ed.). Addison Wesley Pearson Education, 2001. http://www.aw.com/cseng/. ISBN 0-201-70447-1.
  • Usability Engineering by: Jakob Nielsen. Morgan Kaufmann, 1993. ISBN 0-12-518406-9.
  • The Design of Everyday Things by: Donald A. Norman. Basic Books, 2002. ISBN 0-465-06710-7.


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