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

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

- 2D grafische Nutzerschnittstellen für Desktop-basierte und mobile Computeranwendungen -

Module IN 2112

Vorlesung + Übungen im Wintersemester 2010/11
Prof. Gudrun Klinker, Ph.D. (mit Amal Benzina, Tayfur Coskun und Eva Artinger)

5 ECTS Credits

The class will be taught in English.

Time & Location

Lecture: Mondays 10:15 - 11:45, MW 1701 (Mechanical Engineering Building, area 7, 1. floor)
Exercises: Wednesdays 10:00 - 12:00, MI 03.13.010
Starting date: Monday, 25. October, 2010
Exercises start: Wednesday 10. November, 2010
THERE IS NO EXERCISE ON 3rd OF NOVEMBER, because of Fachschaftsvollversammlung and Studentische Vollversammlung!!!
ANNOUNCMENT: Final Presentation is on the 09.02.2011 at 9:30 in ROOM MW2250


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
  • 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 excercise 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: Thursday, February 24 2, 11:30 - 13:00 in room MO 00.02.001 (MI HS 1)The exam will take place on 22.02.2011 @ 10:00 - 11:30 in room CH 21010
  • There will be a 0.3 bonus for good project presentations

  • Oral exams are available in rare exceptions (e.g.: for international exchange students, visiting from other universities). Exam Schedule
    If you qualify, contact Prof.Klinker to reserve a slot.

  • Repeat exam (Wiederholungsklausur)
    written, 90 minutes, questions in English
    Wed, April 20, 11:00 - 12:30, Room 02.013.010 (at the chair of Prof. Westermann).

  • Exam Review / Klausureinsicht
    You can have a look on your 2dui exams on Thursday 14th of April from 13.00-14.00 in our seminar room 03.13.10.

Office hours:

Schedule (subject to change)

Date Subject links to slides (restricted)
25.10.10 1. Introduction and Overview
2. Human Factors
1.11.10 no class (due to All Saints Day) -
8.11.10 2. Human Factors (cont.)  
15.11.10 Application Example: Mobile User Interfaces for Use During Catastrophic Events (Simon Nestler) -
22.11.10 3. Theories, Principles and Guidelines L3-GuiPrinTheo.pdf
29.11.10 4. Evaluation of User Interface Designs L4-Evaluation.pdf
6.12.10 5. Interaction Styles: Direct Manipulation L5-DirManipVEs.pdf
13.12.10 5. Interaction Styles: Direct Manipulation (cont.) -
20.12.10 Lab Visit (ITüpferl) -  
  Christmas Break -
10.1.11 6. Interaction Styles: Menu Selection Form Filling, Dialog Boxes L6-MenusFormsDialogs.pdf
17.1.11 7. Design Process L7-DevelopmentProcesses.pdf
24.1.11 8. Interaction Devices L8-InteractionDevices.pdf
31.1.11 9. User Interface Building Tools and Collaborative User Interfaces L9-SWTools.pdf
7.2.11 10. Collaborative Interfaces cancelled due to sickness of Prof. Klinker L10-Collaboration.pdf
9.2.11 Student Demos: Results of Exercises -


Date Topic Exercises Attachments
03.11.10 FVV    
10.11.10 Tutorial1
Installation - Android
Android Fundamentals & Implement Simple List
17.11.10 Lab session    
24.11.10 Tutorial3 Loading and storing data: Implement List and Data Storage Exercise-Tutorial-3
01.12.10 Lab session    
08.12.10 Tutorial4 Advanced List: Implement Fisheye List
This Tutorial is still in the Seminarroom MI 03.13.010
Approach_fishEyeList (viewgroups)
15.12.10 Lab session    
22.12.10 Tutorial5 Creating a treeview: Implement an expandable list. Exercise-Tutorial-5
Exam sample questions
Approach treelists (viewgroups)
29.12.10 Weihnachtsfeiertag    
05.01.11 Weihnachtsfeiertag    
12.01.11 Tutorial6 Evaluation of input concepts: Conduct Evaluation Exercise-Tutorial-6
19.01.11 Lab session mandatory 5min presentation of all teams of the project idea/concept
Arindam presentation about user studies
Arindam Dey's Talk about Evaluation
26.01.11 Lab session-project preparation    
02.02.11 Lab session-project preparation    
09.02.11 Final Presentations ANNOUNCMENT: Final Presentation is on the 09.02.2011 at 9:30 in ROOM MW2250  

How to borrow a phone for your evaluation

We have 3 mobile phones, which we can borrow to those 5 groups who don't have their own Android phone. You can borrow the phones from us for around 2 days. But please bring them back every day. There is no overnight or weekend booking possible.

We can offer you the following phones:

  • HTC desire with Android version 2.1
  • Motorola milestone with Android version 2.1
  • another HTC desire with Android version 2.1

If you like to book on a specific date please tick the date and add your group name and the type of mobile phone (HTC or Motorola).
Please use the Doodle Link:
Doodle Link for Booking
The phones are available from 31.1. 2011 until Tuesday 8.1.2011


The lecture will be based on the book:

  • Designing the User Interface: Strategies for Effective Human-Computer Interaction (5. ed.) by: Ben Shneiderman and Catherine Plaisant. Pearson International Edition. Addison-Wesley Pearson Education, 2009. ISBN: 0321537351, http://www.pearsonhighered.com/dtui5einfo/

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 Pick It! .
  • Usability Engineering by: Jakob Nielsen. Morgan Kaufmann, 1993. ISBN 0-12-518406-9 Pick It! .
  • The Design of Everyday Things by: Donald A. Norman. Basic Books, 2002. ISBN 0-465-06710-7 Pick It! .
  • Doing Psychology Experiments by: David W. Martin. Cengage Learning Services, 2007. ISBN 0495115770.


Title: 2D Graphical User Interfaces for Desktop-based and Mobile Computer Applications - 2D grafische Nutzerschnittstellen für Desktop-basierte und mobile Computeranwendungen
Professor: Prof. Gudrun Klinker, Ph.D.
Tutors: Amal Benzina, Tayfur Coskun and Eva Artinger
Type: Lecture
Information: 2 SWS Vorlesung + 2 SWS Übung, 5 ECTS Credits, Mo 10:15 - 11:45 (Modul IN 2112)
Term: 2010WiSe

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