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Trends in Human-Computer Interaction 7,5 Credits

Course Contents

The purpose of this course is to provide the students with an overview of current research and themes in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI). The students shall then identify, critically assess and use concepts, theories and principles from this research to formulate their own research designs.

Inspirational lectures and assignments drawing from contemporary, state-of-the-art content presented on conferences and in recent publications in the field of HCI. Topics of interest within HCI may include, but not limited to, the following:
- Context-aware computing
Activity analysis, Embodied and Wearable Computing, Smart Spaces, Location-aware systems, Privacy technologies, Affective Computing.
- Perceptual Interface
Virtual reality (VR) and Augmented reality (AR), Vision-based interfaces, Conversational interfaces
- Collaboration and Learning
Tutorial and instruction systems, Crowdsourcing, Pattern-based authoring tools, Learning at scale, Remote group collaboration technologies, Citizen science
- Digital Design and Fabrication
Prototyping tools, DIY and Maker Culture, Computational Design, Creativity-support tools, Sensing technologies
- Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence
Human-robot interaction, Explainable AI, Interactive Machine Learning, Responsible AI, Multimedia retrieval and understanding, Recommender Systems
- Computational Social Science
Automated information extraction, Social network analysis, Geospatial analysis, Complexity modeling, Social simulation models.


General entry requirements and completed courses 60 credits in first cycle, including Introduction to Human-Computer Interacion, 7,5 credits, Web and User Interface Design, 15 credits and User Experience Design, 7,5 credit (or the equivalent).

Level of Education: Undergraduate
Course code/Ladok code: THCN13
The course is conducted at: School of EngineeringLast modified 2023-10-03 12:27:22