COURSE SUMMARY
Course Title: 
Human Computer Interface
Course Code: 
15CSE348
Year Taught: 
2015
2016
2017
2018
Type: 
Elective
Degree: 
Undergraduate (UG)
School: 
School of Engineering
Campus: 
Bengaluru
Chennai
Coimbatore
Amritapuri

'Human Computer Interface' is a course offered in the B. Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering program at School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Unit 1

Introduction to Interaction Design: User Experience - The process of Interaction Design - Interaction design and User Experience. Understanding and Conceptualizing Interaction: Conceptual Models - Interface Metaphors - Interaction Types - Paradigms and Frameworks. Cognitive Aspects: Cognition - Cognitive Framework. Social Interaction – Emotional Interaction.

Unit 2

Interfaces: Types - Natural User Interfaces, Data Gathering: Key Issues - Data Recording – Interviews – Questionnaires – Observation - Choosing and Combining Technique. Data Analysis, Interpretation and Presentation: Qualitative and Quantitative – Simple Analysis – Tools -Theoretical Frameworks - Presenting the Findings.

Unit 3

Process of Interaction Design: Introduction. Establishing Requirements: Data Gathering for Requirements - Task Description - Task Analysis, Design, Prototyping and Construction: Prototyping and Construction - Conceptual Design and Physical Design - Using Scenarios, Prototypes in Design. Evaluation: Introduction - Evaluation Framework.

  • Sharp, H., Rogers, Y., and Preece, J, “Interaction Design: Beyond Human – Computer Interaction”, Third Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2011.
  • Alan Dix, Janet E. Finlay, Gregory D. Abowd and Russell Beale, “Human – Computer Interaction”, Pearson Education, Third Edition, 2004.
  • Wilbert O. Galitz, “The Essential Guide to User Interface Design: An Introduction to Gui Design Principles and Techniques”, Third Edition, John Wiley Sons, 2002.
  • Benyon, D., Turner, P., and Turner, S, “Designing Interactive Systems: People, Activities, Contexts, and Technologies”, Addison-Wesley, 2005.