Applied Gadgets, Sensors and Activity Recognition in HCI

Course Number: 
05-833
Semester and Units: 
Intermittent: 12 units
Course Description: 

This course will cover new techniques and technologies for creating high quality user interfaces. It will consider current work in this area, emphasizing readings from the research literature as well as practical projects involving the implementation of new concepts in user interface software or other technology. Typical topics to be covered might include: advanced interaction techniques, ubiquitous computing, tangible interfaces, mobile and wearable computing, web-based interaction, information visualization, virtual and augmented reality, new input devices, audio, speech, and other new interaction modalities. Specific topics for each year will be chosen from the current research literature.