3rd quarter, 2016/2017, timeslot A, 7.5 ECTS [CS site | OSIRIS]
INFOMMMI: Multimodal Interaction

Lecturers: Wolfgang Hürst (WWW, Email), Peter Werkhoven (WWW, Email)

PRACTICALS (PART 1): ESSAY AND PRESENTATION

Instructions: Students will be organized in 6 groups (or less, depending on the final number of students). Each group will:
  • Read the selection of papers to get an understanding of the various influencing factors of virtual world design (multisensory perception, control and navigation, affective qualities and stress, emerging interfaces) and experimental methods to test the effects of these factors.
  • Analyze a self-selected (training) game with respect to these factors and their possible positive and negative effects on perception, emotions, navigation, workload and performance.
  • Write an essay (norm 16 pages) in which you describe the training game, analyze the above factors and give your recommendations for improvement.
  • Give a presentation of your essay, followed by a class discussion on your recommendations.
TIME SCHEDULE & DEADLINES
  • Essays: Saturday, March 4, 6am (via email to Peter)
  • Presentations: Monday, March 6, and Wednesday, March 8, 2017, 9.00-10.45
  • Schedule for presentations on Monday, March 6: TBD
  • Schedule for presentations on Wednesday, March 8: TBD
GROUP ASSIGNMENT