HMI604. Human-Computer Interaction,

Instructor Pär Carlshamre
Semester Spring 2003
Prerequisites A course in human factors engineering or cognitive psychology or the like.
Content The course will be taught in a seminar format. Presentations will be made by students. Two or three articles are discussed each time. It is important that you have actually read the articles so that we can have a fruitful discussion. Student are required to bring 2 questions or discussion points per article that can be discussed in class. 15 classes @ 3 hours each.

Students will be required to write a conference paper style report on their course project and present it to the class. Both the paper and the presentation will be in English.

  • Helander, M.G., Landauer, T. and Prabhu, P. (1997). Handbook of Human-Computer Interaction (2nd. Edition). Amsterdam: Elsevier.
  • Selected Papers


Although grades other than pass and fail are not given, it is desirable to give nuanced feedback. You will therefore receive an "informal" grade according to the following criteria
Class Participation 35 % Seminar Presentation(s) 20 % Project, Paper, and Presentation 45 %

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