20 Credits AUTUMN

Aims/Description: This module is concerned with the analysis, design, implementation and evaluation of interactive computing systems for human use; and with the study of major phenomena surrounding them. It will consider the interplay between human users, developers and computers; as such it has a multidisciplinary content with its basis in psychology, human computer interaction and human factors as well as in software engineering and database design.

Staff Contact: Christensen/Villa-Uriol/Simons
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Laboratory work, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work

Notes: This unit forms part of an accredited degree programme

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Computer Science):

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