Lecture: Mensch-Computer-Interaktion

Within the lecture Mensch-Computer-Interaktion (Human-Computer Interaction), usability engineering methods are introduced that aim at measuring and improving the interaction between humans and computer systems. These methods support the systematic analysis of user goals and requirements, the participation of end users in development processes as well as system evaluations with analytic and empirical methods. Among others, the following topics will be covered in the course:

  • Task and requirements analysis
  • Content layout and feature architecture
  • Conceptual design of navigation structures and dialogues
  • Model-based system evaluation
  • Usability inspection methods and walkthroughs
  • Usability testing and eye tracking analysis


  • Rosson, M.B. & Carroll, J. (2002): Usability Engineering. Morgan Kaufmann Publishers
  • van Duyn, D. K.; Landay, J. A. & Hong, J. I. (2003): The Design of Sites – Patterns, Principles and Processes for Crafting a Customer-Centered Web Experience. Addison-Wesley


  • Course language: German
  • Exam type: Written test, Oral examination
  • Exam language: German, English
  • Audience: Angewandte Informatik, ISE, Komedia

Date and location

  • Lecture: Wed., 10:00 – 12:00, LB 107
  • Exercise groups: see LSF


Next session


December 19, 2018 10:00 – 12:00; LB 107

Session schedule



Timm Kleemann


Jürgen Ziegler

Full Professor