HMI663. Ubiquitous Computing, 3-5p

Instructor Henrik Eriksson/Magnus Bång
Semester Spring 2004
Prerequisites None
Goals The area of Human-Computer Interaction is currently under transformation. Next generation computer technology will be embedded into our tools and physical environments. This course will explore problems and opportunities that arise when our physical environments become the interface to digital information. The course will cover both the philosophical foundations and practical applications of Ubiquitous Computing
Content The philosophical and theoretical foundation for Ubiquitous Computing
Social implications of Ubiquitous Computing (privacy, security, and human
  • Augmented tools and environments
  • Context-aware computing
  • Tangible interfaces
  • Badge and positioning systems
  • Interactive walls and tables
  • Distributed user interfaces
  • Networks and infrastructures for Ad hoc services
Literature Collection of papers in the area.
Other Course info at IDA