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

Module IN 2111

Vorlesung im Sommersemester 2012
Prof. Gudrun Klinker, Ph.D. (with Marcus Tönnis and Manuel Huber)

2V + 2Ü
5 ECTS Credits

The class will be taught in English.

Time & Location

Lecture: Tuesdays 10:00-12:00, Room 00.13.009
Start: Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Exercises: Thursdays 14:00-16.00, Room 00.08.038 (MI 00.08.038)
Start: Thursday, April 19, 2012


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, Biomedical Computing, Robotics Cognition Intelligence, Automotive Software Engineering, CSE)
  • Grundstudium Informatik, or first two years of Bachelor Informatik, Wirtschaftsinformatik, Bioinformatik, Informatik: Games Engineering
  • 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
  • Regular Exam - Date: Thursday, July 26, 2012, 16:00-17:30, Room 5101.EG.501 (2501, Rudolf Mößbauer-Hörsaal): Overview Map, Building Map
  • Repetition Exam - Date: Sep. 27, 2012, 15:00-16:30, Room MW 0350
  • Please do not forget to register for the exam!
  • 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)
17.4.2012 1. Introduction L1-Motivation.pdf
24.4.2012 2. Foundations of 3D User Interaction L2-Foundations.pdf
1.5.2012 no class (1. Mai) -
8.5.2012 3. Hardware for 3D UIs: Output Devices L3-OutputDevices.pdf
15.5.2012 no class (SVV: studentische Vollversammlung) -
22.5.2012 4. Hardware for 3D UIs: Input Devices L4-InputDevices.pdf
29.5.2012 no class (Pfingsten) -
5.6.2012 5. Evaluation of 3D UIs L5-Evaluation.pdf
12.6.2012 6. Interaction Techniques: Selection and Manipulation L6-SelManip.pdf
19.6.2012 7. Interaction Techniques: Travel L7-Travel.pdf
26.6.2012 8. Interaction Techniques: Way Finding L8-Wayfinding.pdf
3.7.2012 9. Interaction Techniques: System Control, Symbolic Input L9-SymbolicInput.pdf;
10.7.2012 10. Future of 3D User Interfaces L10-Future3DUIs.pdf
17.7.2011 tba  


Date Topic Links to slides including Exercises Attachments
19.4.2012 Introduction to Java 3D Tutorial1.pdf ex1.zip
26.4.2012 Markertracking with Ubitrack Tutorial2.pdf ex2.zip,
03.5.2012 Triggering Actions, Floating Objects Tutorial3.pdf  
10.5.2012 3DUI Selection and Manipulation Tutorial4.pdf  
17.5.2012 No exercise (Christi Himmelfahrt)
24.5.2012 Remote Control Tutorial5.pdf  
31.5.2012 Evaluation, Project Phase Tutorial6.pdf  
07.6.2012 No exercise (Fronleichnam)
14.6.2012 Project Phase Meeting    
21.6.2012 Project Phase Meeting    
28.6.2012 Project Phase Meeting    
05.7.2012 Project Phase Meeting    
12.7.2012 Project Phase Meeting    
17.7.2012, 16h Final Presentation: Demo Day    

The final presentations are going to be given as part of the Demo Day Summer 2012.


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: Marcus Tönnis and Manuel Huber
Type: Lecture
Information: 2 SWS Vorlesung + 2 SWS Übung, 5 ECTS Credits (Module IN 2111)
Term: 2012SoSe

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