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

3D User Interfaces - Dreidimensionale Nutzerschnittstellen (Modul IN 2111)

Module IN 2111

Vorlesung im Sommersemester 2011
Prof. Gudrun Klinker, Ph.D. (with Amal Benzina, Marcus Tönnis and Patrick Maier)

2V + 2Ü
5 ECTS Credits

The class will be taught in English.

Time & Location

Lecture: wednesdays 10:15 - 11.45, Room MI 02.13.010
Start: Wednesday, May 11, 2011 (2. week of the semester)

Exercises: wednesdays 14:00-16:00 , Room MI 00.08.038
Start:Wednesday 11 May, 14:00-16:00


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 first two years of Bachelor Informatik, Wirtschaftsinformatik, Bioinformatik
  • The class consists of both a weekly lecture and weekly exercises!
  • Exercises constitute half of the credits and thus will make up half of the grade (exam questions).
  • Exam questions will be based on experiences gained by attending the exercise meetings and by working on the homework. It will not be enough to just read and understand solutions to the homework. The learning experience and insights gained by struggling with the assignments is essential.

Exams: written (closed book)

  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Language: assignment sheet in English, answers can be given in English or German
  • Schedule: Wednesday, Aug. 3, 11:00 - 12:30 in room MW 1050
  • There will be a 0.3 bonus for good project presentations

Office hours:

Mailing List:


(If you attend the lecture, send email to Prof.Klinker to obtain access to the restricted area (slides))
Date Topic links to slides (restricted)
11.5.2011 1. Introduction L1-Motivation.pdf
18.5.2011 FVV -
25.5.2011 2. Foundations of 3D User Interaction L2-Foundations.pdf
1.6.2011 3. Hardware for 3D UIs: Output Devices L3-OutputDevices.pdf
8.6.2011 4. Hardware for 3D UIs: Input Devices L4-InputDevices.pdf
15.6.2011 4. Hardware for 3D UIs: Input Devices (cont.) -
22.6.2011 5. Evaluation of 3D UIs L5-Evaluation.pdf
29.6.2011 Lab Demos (room 0.13.10) -
29.6.2011 6. Interaction Techniques: Selection and Manipulation L6-SelManip.pdf
6.7.2011 7. Interaction Techniques: Travel
8. Interaction Techniques: Way Finding
13.7.2011 9. Interaction Techniques: System Control, Symbolic Input L9-Symbolic.pdf
20.7.2011 10. Future of 3D User Interfaces L10-Future3DUIs.pdf
26.7.2011 (Tue) Show and Tell: Project Presentations -
27.7.2011 Sample Exam Questions 3dui-ss11-samplequestions.doc


Date Topic Links to slides including Exercises Attachments
11. May 11 Introduction to Java 3D Tutorial1.pdf 3DUI-Class-Exercise1.zip
18. May 11 Markertracking with Ubitrack Tutorial2.pdf Exercise1_sol.zip
25. May 11 Triggering Actions, Floating Objects Tutorial3.pdf Exercise2_sol.zip
01. June 11 3DUI Selection and Manipulation Tutorial4.pdf Exercise3_sol.zip
08. June 11 Remote Control Tutorial5.pdf Exercise4_sol.zip
15. June 11 Evaluation, Project Phase Tutorial6.pdf tut-6-sheep-race.wmv
22. June 11 Project Phase Meeting - -
29. June 11 Project Phase Meeting    
06. July 11 Project Phase Meeting    
13. July 11 Project Phase Meeting    
20. July 11 Final Presentation    


The lecture is based on:

Further reading:

  • Human-Computer Interation in the New Millenium by: J. Caroll (Ed.). Addison-Wesley Pearson Education, 2001. ISBN 0-201-70447-1.
  • Usability Engineering by: J. Nielson. Morgan Kaufmann, 1993. ISBN 0-12-518406-9.
  • The Design of Everyday Things by: D. Norman. Basic Books, 2002. ISBN 0-465-06710-7.

Title: 3D User Interfaces - Dreidimensionale Nutzerschnittstellen
Professor: Prof. Gudrun Klinker, Ph.D.
Tutors: Amal Benzina, Marcus Tönnis, and Patrick Maier
Type: Lecture
Information: 2 SWS Vorlesung + 2 SWS Übung, 5 ECTS Credits (Module IN 2111)
Term: 2011SoSe

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