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10/7/2010

Lectures

Human Computer Interaction
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D R. ANN NOSSEIR

Dr. Ann Nosseir Lectures:


Thursdays 9:00-11:00 Thursdays 11:00-2:00 –Tuesdays 9:00-12:00

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Office hours:


nosseir@hotmail.com  Room: Meeting Room Third floor

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Assessment


Course Work
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50% Course Work
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Group Assignment (10%) Individual Assignments (10%) Group Project (30%)

Labs Two assignments


Individual assignment (Presentation)
Group Project (Report and Presentation)



50% Final Exam

Project


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Reading List
 Designing Interactive Systems Benyon,

What is HCI?
 Human (the end-user or the others in the organisation)  Computer (hardware or software)  e.g. phones, web sites and washing machine controllers and increasingly in clothes, jewellery and buildings  Interaction (user “tells” the computer what (s)he wants and computer communicates results) “When users interact with a computer system, they do so via a user interface (UI)” (Stone et al, p3) 10/7/2010

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Interaction
Human
Computer

Turner and Turner
 User Interface Design and Evaluation Stone,

Jarrett, Woodroffe and Minocha
 Designing the User Interface, 4 th Edition,

Shneiderman and Plaisant

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Computer …Interactive Systems?

Interactive Systems?
 The term we use to describe the technologies that

designers work with.

 They are components, devices, products and software

systems concerned with processing information.

 They deal with the transmission, display, storage or

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http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/programmes/click_online/7649335.stm http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/programmes/click_online/8692721.stm http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/programmes/click_online/8966526.stm http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/programmes/click_online/buyers_guides/default.stm http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b72CvvMuD6Q http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bJF3LBREabk&feature=related ht tp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jj8gP5AEpqg ht tp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CMvfkYbXDWw&feature=related

transformation of information that people can perceive and that respond to people‟s actions  That includes such things as phones, web sites and washing machine controllers and increasingly clothes, jewellery and buildings!

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What is HCI?
 HCI is a discipline concerned with the

What is HCI?
“Human–computer interaction (HCI) is

design, evaluation and implementation of interactive computing systems for human use and with the study of major phenomena surrounding them.

the study of how humans interact with computer systems. Many disciplines contribute to HCI, including computer science, psychology, ergonomics, engineering, and graphic design. HCI is a broad term that covers all aspects of the way in which people interact with computers” (Stone et al, p3).

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The User Interface
All those parts of the system we come into contact with…
 Physically we might interact with a device by

What are the User Interfaces Here?

pressing buttons or moving levers and the interactive device might respond by providing feedback through the pressure of the button or lever. screen, or makes noises which we can see and hear. trying to work out what it does and what we should be doing. The device provides messages and other displays which are designed to help us do this. 10/7/2010

 Perceptually the device displays things on a

 Conceptually we interact with a device by

Figure 1.6 Various user interfaces.
Sources: Horstmann Controls Ltd; Hewlett-Packard Ltd.

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