i-com aims to provide an interdisciplinary forum for the exchange of ideas concerning innovations in human-computer interaction, user-oriented design methods, interactive applications and related topics. It creates new opportunities for the unity of research and practical experience, teaching and business, interdisciplinary teamwork and use-oriented solutions.

The journal was initiated in 2001 by the German Gesellschaft für Informatik (Society of Computer Science) and its special interest group for Human-computer-interaction. The journal is published three times a years.


i-com addresses various disciplines such as computer science, psychology, media design, marketing/branding, sociology, business administration and industrial science. It provides coverage of the most significant work going on in computer science with special interest to:

  • Human computer interaction
  • Media design
  • Usability engineering
  • Evaluation systems
  • Human Factors of software system
  • E-Learning
  • Mobile systems
  • Ubiquitous systems
  • User-oriented systems
  • Agents
  • Authoring tools
  • Methods of media (e-Business, knowledge management, traffic, Engineering, medicine, leisure, etc.)
  • Barrier-free systems
  • Societal aspects of information- and communication technologies


Jürgen Ziegler

Editor in chief

Anne-Marie Hussein


Editorial board

  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jürgen Ziegler
  • Prof. Dr. Marc Hassenzahl
  • Prof. Dr. Michael Herczeg
  • Prof. Dr. Horst Oberquelle
  • Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Prinz

Advisory board

  • Prof. Astrid Beck
  • Prof. Dr. Jan Borchers
  • Prof. Bernhard E. Bürdek
  • Prof. Dr. Tom Gross
  • Prof. Dr. Frank Heidmann
  • Prof. Dr. Nicola Henze
  • Prof. Dr. Thomas Herrmann
  • Prof. Dr. Frank Jacob
  • Prof. Dr. Anthony Jameson
  • Prof. Dr. Michael Koch
  • Franz Koller
  • Prof. Dr. Helmut Krcmar
  • Prof. Dr. Heidi Krömker
  • Prof. Dr. Matthias Rauterberg
  • Prof. Dr. Harald Reiterer
  • Prof. Dr. Gerhard Schwabe
  • Prof. Dr. Gerd Szwillus
  • Prof. Dr. Frank Thissen
  • Prof. Dr. Volker Wulf