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Computer and Human Interaction

Course Code SWS-314
Lecture hours per week 2
Lab hours per week 2
Course Availability: Open
Description: In an age of ubiquitous computing it is essential that Interaction Design be based on the rich foundation of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) research and knowledge. This course seeks to establish the relationship between generally accepted truths (MAXIMs) on one end to supporting research and on the other end to pedagogy. The course focuses on the factors affecting the design of HCI. The topics covered include: human behavior, basics of interaction paradigm, framework and styles; interaction design principles; design models; usability principles and testing; state of the art facets of Interaction beyond GUI with particular focus on human perceptual system such as speech, hearing, touch and movement.