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Mobile interaction

Website:website containing additional information
Course code:INFOMMOB
Credits:7.5 ECTS
Period:period 4 (week 17 through 26, i.e., 23-4-2018 through 29-6-2018; retake week 28)
Timeslot:A
Participants:up till now 3 subscriptions
Schedule:Official schedule representation can be found in Osiris
Teachers:
formgrouptimeweekroomteacher
lecture   Mon 11.00-12.4517-20 BBG-001 Wolfgang Hürst
 
22-25 BBG-001
Wed 11.00-12.4517-20 BBG-223
22-25 BBG-223
Exam:
week: 21Wed 23-5-201811.00-13.00 uurroom: EDUC-ALFA
week: 26Wed 27-6-201811.00-13.00 uurroom: EDUC-ALFA
week: 28Wed 11-7-201811.00-13.00 uurroom: BBG-223retake exam
Note:No up-to-date course description available.
Text below is from year 2016/2017
Contents:Mobile devices, such as smart phones and tablets, have become as powerful as traditional computers, often replacing them for various tasks. Yet, interacting with them remains challenging due to issues such as limiting form factor, mobile context, etc. On the other hand, it is exactly this form factor, context, and other characteristics of mobiles that provide us with new and exciting opportunities for alternative usages. Examples range from innovative mobile games, to mobile AR (augmented reality) applications. In this course, we will have a closer look at standard interaction with mobiles (e.g., via touch screen; including potential issues as well as opportunities), address new approaches, and look into related current and future research -- including wearable devices (e.g., head mounted displays, such as Google Glass, wristbands and smart watches, such as the Apple Watch). Concrete application domains that we will cover include mobile gaming and mobile video.
Literature:May change!
Literature (mostly scientific papers and journal articles) will be provided during the course via the course's website.
Course form:Lectures (mostly twice per week) plus accompanying project.
Exam form:Details on the grading, related conditions, etc. can be found on the course's website. There will be a written test ("closed book exam") on the lecture and mandatory literature (counts 50% of final grade) plus a grading of the project (counts 50% of final grade).
Criteria for passing: exam and practical grades must be at least 5.0 each (before rounding) and the total grade must be at least 5.5 (before rounding).
Minimum effort to qualify for 2nd chance exam:To qualify for the retake exam, the grade of the original must be at least 4.
Description: Note: This course is announced for GMT and MBI students, but it's content is relevant and interesting for all computer science related subjects. Thus other students are very welcome to join as well (if it fits your study plans; make sure to check with your study adviser).
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