Lecture: Interactive Systems

Time/room Tuesdays, 1pm ct, room G29-307
Lecturers Jun.-Prof. Dr. Christian Hansen, Dr. Steffen Oeltze-Jafra
Language German


This bachelor module is dedicated to the field of human-computer interaction. It provides an introduction into technical and psychological concepts that play a role in research and development of interactive systems. In this context, techniques in the field of usability engineering and human factors are introduced. You will gain knowledge about cognitive foundations of interactive systems, established design rules, basic and advanced interaction techniques, and methods for user-centered development. In addition, you will learn how to implement interactive systems and how to evaluate these systems appropriately.


Date Content Slides
April, 4 Introduction ppt
April, 12 Interaction with Real Devices ppt
April, 19 Principles of User Interface Design I ppt
April, 26 Principles of User Interface Design II ppt
May, 3 Cognitive Foundations for Interactive Systems ppt
May, 10 Basic Interaction Techniques ppt
May, 17 Lab Demos (3DUI labs, VR lab, navigation lab) -
May, 24 Window Systems ppt
May, 31 Dialog Design ppt
June, 7 Advanced Interaction Techniques I ppt
June, 14 Advanced Interaction Techniques II ppt
June, 28 Usability Engineering I ppt
July, 5 Usability Engineering II ppt


The tutorial is arranged as a software project. Please find more information here.


The lecture closes with a written exam. The successful participation in the tutorials is mandatory for admission to the examination.