Interactive Systems

Networking and Services
Advanced studies
Requirements: Programming course. Synopsis: Interactive systems pervade our life in mobile, desktop and embedded applications. The course will give an overview of interaction paradigms: from desktop, to mobile, and to ubiquitous computing. Interaction techniques will be introduced for multi-modal, adaptive, social, and affective computing. Established development approaches and tools will be presented including user modeling, interaction design, and interaction prototyping platforms. The course will give opportunity to students to develop a state-of-the-art interactive system on one of the topics of the course. Course book: J. A. Jacko, A. Sears:The Human-Computer Interaction Handbook: Fundamentals, Evolving Technologies and Emerging Applications (Human Factors and Ergonomics), 2nd ed., Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2008.
Year Semester Date Period Language In charge
2014 spring 13.01-25.04. 3-4 English Giulio Jacucci


Time Room Lecturer Date
Tue 12-14 D122 Giulio Jacucci 14.01.2014-19.02.2014
Wed 14-16 D122 Giulio Jacucci 14.01.2014-19.02.2014

Exercise groups

Group: 1
Time Room Instructor Date Observe
Wed 16-18 CK111 20.01.2014—21.02.2014

Information for international students

Course Requirements: you must have completed a basic HCI course before taking this course.


Lecture topics will include mobile interfaces, multimodal interaction, sensors and prototyping, and user studies.


Lectures will take place in the first period (until 19th February) and project work will be completed in the second period (until 23rd April)