Next Generation User Interfaces

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After attending the course on Next Generation User Interfaces, the student has an understanding of the interaction principles introduced by new devices such as smartphones, multi-touch tables or gesture-based interfaces as well as the theoretical background behind these interaction principles. The student is able to reflect on the qualities and shortcomings of different interaction styles, while placing the user at the core of the interface design process.


Lecture: Monday, 14:00-16:00, K.2.Auditorium.1.P.Janssens
Exercise: Monday, 16:00-18:00, K.2.Auditorium.1.P.Janssens
Please note that the order of the lecture and exercise slots as well as the location of the exercise slots might change for some weeks.



Lecture Schedule

Week 1: Introduction

Week 2: Interaction Design

Week 3: Requirements Analysis, Prototyping and Evaluationg

Week 4: Information Architectures

Week 5: Multimodal Interaction

Week 6: Pen-based Interaction

Week 7: Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces

Week 8: Gesture-based Interaction

Week 9: Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction

Week 10: Virtual and Augmented Reality

Week 11: Implicit and Cross-Device Interaction

Week 12: Course Review

Week 13: Final Project Presentations