Course Information
Interdepartmental ProgrammePPS Advanced Computer and Communication Systems
Collaborating SchoolsElectrical and Computer Engineering
Music Studies
Journalism and Mass Communications
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorDimitrios Tzovaras
Course ID600004413

Programme of Study: PPS Advanced Computer and Communication Systems

Registered students: 0
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Eyfyī systīmata-Methodologíes ypologistikīs noīmosýnīs kai efarmogésElective Courses belonging to the selected specialization115
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Diktyakī Ypologistikī- Īlektronikó EbórioElective Courses belonging to the selected specialization115

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodWinter
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours24
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
General Prerequisites
Basic programming skills, computer architecture principles
Learning Outcomes
To provide user with abilities on analyzing, designing and developing user interfaces for supporting various types of interaction taking into account user requirements. By the end of the course students are expected to: a) Identify the various methodologies for user interface design b) Analyze all available interaction methodologies and their corresponding techniques for interacting with computers c) Design a user interface to match specific user requirements d) Learn how to program various types of user interfaces e) Be able to apply various methodologies for the evaluation of user interfaces and/or interaction methodologies.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work in teams
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
- Introduction to Human Computer Interaction - Methodologies for user interface design - Interaction methodologies and task analysis - Virtual user modeling for interface design - Adaptive and adaptable user interfaces - Touch, gesture and speech controlled interfaces - Programming user interfaces - Multimodal user interfaces - User interfaces for people with disabilities and the elderly - Methods for evaluating user interfaces
Human Cumputer Interaction, User Interface Adaptation, Personalisation, Usability, Accessbility, Multimodal, Gesture, Nature Interaction
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
Course Organization
Laboratory Work40.1
Student Assessment
Project 1: 40% Exams: 60%
Additional bibliography for study
1. David Benyon, Designing Interactive Systems, A comprehensive guide to HCI, UX and interaction design, Third Edition, 2014. 2. Νικόλαος Αβούρης et all, Εισαγωγή στην Αλληλεπίδραση Ανθρώπου – Υπολογιστή, Κάλλιππος 2015 3. Νικόλαος Αβούρης, Εισαγωγή στην Επικοινωνία Ανθρώπου – Υπολογιστή , Εκδόσεις Δίαυλος, 2000. 3. Dix A., Finlay J., Abowd G., Beale R., Human-Computer Interaction , Prentice Hall, 2nd Edition, 1998. 5. Preece J., Rogers Y., Sharp H., Benyon D., Holland S., Carey T., Human-Computer Interaction , Addison Wesley, 1994. 6. Tan T., Gao W., Shi Y., Advances in Multimodal Interfaces -- ICMI 2000 : Third International Conference , Beijing, China, October 14-16, 2000 Proceedings, , Springer., January 2000. 7. L Schomaker et. al., A Taxonomy of Multimodal Interaction in the Human Processing System, A Report of the Eprit Project 8579 MIAMI , Feb 1995. 8. Flanagan, J. L. - Huang, T. S. (Editors), Special Issue on Human – Computer Multimodal Interface , Proc. IEEE, Vol. 91, No. 9, Sep. 2003. 9. Nielsen J., Usability Engineering, Academic Press , 1993. 10. Nielsen J., Designing Web Usability – The Practice of Simplicity , New Riders Publishing, Indianapolis, 2000.
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