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November 20 Course paper handout is available in section Homework below. Deadline is Monday December 17 at 11:59 pm.
November 20 Project Part 3 is available in section Homework below. Deadline is December 13 at 11:59 pm for P3 document (class presentations on Dec 6 and 11).
November 12 The study required for Midterm #2 is available in section Midterm Exams below.
November 06 Project Part 2 is available in section Homework below. Deadline (extended) is Wednessday November 21 at 11:59 pm.
August 28 This class is held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:00 to 1:15 pm, in SEM-257.

Textbook

[MacKenzie 2013] I. Scott MacKenzie, Human-Computer Interaction: An Empirical Research Perspective, Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, 2013. ISBN: 978-0-12-405865-1.

Teaching Team

Instructor: Dr. Sergiu Dascalu
co-Instructor: Mr. Connor Scully-Allison
Assistant Instructors: Mr. Alex Redei, Ms. Sonu Jose, Mr. Vinh Le

Lectures

Lecture 01 (Aug 28): Course syllabus [pptx] as well as [UNR pdf template].
Lecture 02 (Aug 30): Students introduction: 1. Navin 2. Bashira 3. Kurt 4. Sui 5. Rahul 6. Chris 7. Eric and 8. Frank
Lecture 03 (Sep 04): Students introduction (continued): 9. Bahadir 10. Pri 11. Vineeth 12. Roya 13. Sangam 14. Jay 15. Athanasia 16. Isayas, and 17 Andrew
Lecture 04 (Sep 06): Chapter 1 presented by Connor
Lecture 05 (Sep 11): Chapter 2 presented by Connor and Vinh
Lecture 06 (Sep 13): HCI: The rearview mirror and the road ahead - HCI overview presented by S. Dascalu
Lecture 07 (Sep 18): idem [continued], draw for student presentation order
Lecture 08 (Sep 20): Chapter 3
Lecture 09 (Sep 25): On assignments 2, 3 and on project
Lecture 10 (Sep 27): Student presentations I: 1. Chris 2. Jay 3. Sangam 4. Bashira
Lecture 11 (Oct 02): Student presentations I: 5. Bahadir 6. Sissy 7. Isayas 8. Pri
Lecture 12 (Oct 04): Student presentations I: 9. Vineeth 10. Frank 11. Kurt 12. Roya
Lecture 13 (Oct 09): Example of IRB and resulting conference paper - presented by Sonu [pptx]
Lecture 14 (Oct 11): Student presentations I: 13. Rahul 14. Navin 15. Andrew
Lecture 15 (Oct 16): Student presentations I: 16. Sui 17. Eric and Chapter 4 [ppt]
Lecture 16 (Oct 18): Chapter 4 continued and on Project part 1
Lecture 17 (Oct 23): Nevada Research Data Center (NRDC) presentation by Connor and Vinh
Lecture 18 (Oct 25): Individual study for midterm and project
Lecture 19 (Oct 30): Midterm 1
Lecture 20 (Nov 01): Chapter 5 [ppt]
Lecture 21 (Nov 06): On project part 2 and on study required for midterm 2
Lecture 22 (Nov 08): Chapter 8 [ppt]
Lecture 23 (Nov 13): Individual study for project and midterm (instructor sick)
Lecture 24 (Nov 15): Presentation by Alex Redei on flight simulators
Lecture 25 (Nov 20): Chapter 6 [ppt] presented by Connor; and draw for presentation 2 order
Lecture 26 (Nov 27): Chapter 6 [continued] - presented by Connor
Lecture 27 (Nov 29): Midterm 2
Lecture 28 (Dec 04): Individual study for project and paper
Lecture 29 (Dec 06): Project presentations: 1. Team 6, 2. Team 5, 3. Team 4, 4. Team 2
Lecture 30 (Dec 11): Project presentations: 5. Team 7, 6. Team 8, 7. Team 1, 8. Team 3

Homework

Course paper: [pdf]. Due Monday December 17 at 11:59 pm.
Project #3: [pdf]. Presentations due Dec 6 and 11, P3 document due Dec 13 at 11:59 pm.
Project #2: [pdf]. Due (extended) Wednesday November 21 at 11:59 pm.
Project #1: [pdf]. Due Monday November 5 at 11:59 pm.
Assignment #3: [pdf]. Due (extended deadline) is Monday October 15 at 11:59 pm.
Assignment #2: [pdf]. Due Friday September 28 at 11:59 pm.
Assignment #1: [pdf]. Due Friday September 14 at 11:59 pm.

Midterm Exams

Midterm 2: Thursday November 29. Final study required (complete) is available [here]. Papers to study: [paper 4], [paper 5], and [paper 6].
Midterm 1: Tuesday October 30. Final study required (complete) is available [here]. Papers to study: [paper 1], [paper 2], and [paper 3].

Project groups

  • Team 01: Bashira, Roya
  • Team 02: Navin, Rahul
  • Team 03: Frank, Sissy
  • Team 04: Chris, Sangam
  • Team 05: Isayas, Pri
  • Team 06: Kurt, Sui
  • Team 07: Jay, Vineeth
  • Team 08: Andrew, Bahadir, Eric

    Selected video clips

  • Hans Rosling on Debunking Third-World Myths ...
  • Honda ASIMO Conducts the Detroit Symphony Orchestra
  • Sketch Furniture by Front
  • MIT Sketching
  • High-Speed Robot Hand
  • Human Interaction Connection
  • Effective Information Visualization
  • Climate Change Information Visualization
  • Wordle Tutorial
  • Project LifeLike - Computer Interfaces that Learn
  • Carnegie Melon's Alice
  • New Integrated Flight Control System
  • CAVE 1993
  • Cloud Computing
  • Operating Systems for Cloud Computing
  • Cloud Computing Apps
  • Mobile Fitness Coaching from Experts
  • BMW Augmented Reality
  • Grady Booch's Why Engineering?
  • Grady Booch's Smarter Products for a Smarter Planet
  • Human-Computer Interaction [3:10]
  • Incredible 3D Computer Interface [10:11]
  • Helios Bars (Bikes) [4:12]
  • SUPPLE: Automatically Generating User Interfaces [3:43]
  • A Day Made of Glass (Corning 2012) [9:32]
  • Microsoft Concept of How 2019 Will Look Like [4:46]
  • MS Research's Bill Buxton on Natural User Interfaces [8:18]
  • QUT Research: Food and Human-Computer Interaction [3:06]
  • Apple Macintosh's Super Bowl Commercial 1984 [1:00]
  • Steve Job's 10 Most Important Keynote Announcements [10:56]
  • Play Station 4 VS User Interface [3:18]
  • Ford Sync in 2013 Ford Escape [3:30]
  • AIREAL: Interactive Tactile Experiences in Free Air [4:03]
  • LEAP Motion Controller [7:08]
  • PEBBLE Smart Watch [7:21]
  • Touchable Holograms [1:51]