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Course Name Human Computer Interface
Course Code 15CSE348
Program B. Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering
Year Taught 2019


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.

Text Books

  • 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.

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