Design and Implemetation of User Interface

Semestr: Summer

Range: 2+2s


Credits: 4

Programme type: Undefined

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Introduction into user interfaces, levels of input and output, basic elements of user interfaces, user support in UI, formal methods for UI description, psychological and ergonomic aspects of UI design and implementation, standardization of UI, evaluation of UI.


Course syllabus:

1. What is user interface?
2. Levels of inputs and outputs
3. Implementation of basic elements of UI
4. Information presentation to the user
5. Color as the communication medium
6. User support in the UI environment
7. User model of UI
8. Formal methods for dialogue description
9. Psychological and ergonomic aspects of UI design
10. Interfaces for groupwork (CSCW, groupware ...)
11. Testing user interfaces
12. Evaluation of user interfaces
13. Standardization of user interfaces
14. Standard tools for UI design

Seminar syllabus:


Dix,A. - Finlay,J. - Abowd,G. - Beale,R.: Human-Computer Interaction. New York, Prentice Hall 1993.
Preece,J.: Human-Computer Interaction. New York, Addison Wesley 1994.
Larson, J.A.: Interactive Software. New Jersey, Yourdon Press 1992.