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Lehrstuhl für Informatikanwendungen in der Medizin & Augmented Reality

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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 2011/12
Prof. Gudrun Klinker, Ph.D. (mit Tayfur Coskun, Amal Benzina und Eva Artinger)

5 ECTS Credits

The class will be taught in English.

Time & Location

Lecture: Thursdays 12:30 - 14:00, MI 00.13.009A (Multimedia room)
Lecture starts on Thursday, 20. October, 2011

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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
  • 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 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
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  • There will be a 0.3 bonus for good project presentations

Office hours:

Schedule (subject to change)

Date Subject links to slides (restricted)
20.10.11 1. Introduction and Overview  
  2. Human Factors  
  3. Theories, Principles and Guidelines  
  4. Evaluation of User Interface Designs  
  5. Interaction Styles: Direct Manipulation  
  6. Interaction Styles: Menu Selection Form Filling, Dialog Boxes  
22.12.11 Lab Visit -  
  7. Design Process  
  8. Interaction Devices  
  9. User Interface Building Tools and Collaborative User Interfaces  
  10. Collaborative Interfaces  
9.2.12 Student Demos: Results of Exercises -


Date Topic Exercises Attachments
09.02.12 Final Presentations    


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: --- CANCELLED --- 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: Tayfur Coskun, Amal Benzina and Eva Artinger
Type: Lecture
Information: 2 SWS Vorlesung + 2 SWS Übung, 5 ECTS Credits, Thu 12:30 - 14:00 (Module IN 2112)
Term: 2011WiSe

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