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Human computer interaction ( 6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL)


Leader: R Smith

Gippsland Second semester 2005 (Day)
Gippsland Second semester 2005 (OCL)
Singapore Second semester 2005 (OCL)

Synopsis: Computer interface design is common. Unfortunately a lot are poorly designed, unintuitive, frustrating and hard to learn and use. Students will learn how to produce quality software interfaces which are practical, easy to learn and enjoyable to use and learn the tools and techniques used to develop interfaces and investigate some new and exciting research areas. Topics include: human-factors considerations, interface modeling techniques, user-centred design and evaluation, implementation support including toolkits and UIMS, computer supported cooperative work, virtual environments and novel visualisation techniques

Assessment: Examination: 60% + Assignments: 40%

Contact Hours: 4 hours per week

Prerequisites: GCO2816 or GCO2826 or GCO3811

Prohibitions: CFR3232, CFR3234, COT3030, IMS3470, SYS3084, SYS3470