Courses of Payam Ebrahimi

Advanced Topics in Information Systems

The goal of this seminar is to introduce students to the critical reviewing of research papers. Since each student will not only be assigned a single research paper but also a more general research topic, the students will learn how to independently investigate a specific topic based on studying referenced material as well as other resources. By writing a report about the assigned research topic, the students learn how to critically analyse a research paper and evaluate its contribution in the context of a specific research area.

Semester: 2nd Semester (February - June)
Teacher: Prof. Dr. Beat Signer
Next Generation User Interfaces

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

Semester: 1st Semester (September - December)
Teacher: Prof. Dr. Beat Signer