Research Seminar: Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Interactive Systems


Type Research seminar (0CP)
Time Thursday: 13:00-14:30
Place Bld. E1.7, Room 2.06
Language English


Modern interactive computing systems are increasingly becoming multi-modal, multi-material and multi-contextual. Addressing the scientific challenges related to interactive systems therefore demands for a multi-disciplinary approach. In this seminar, we will identify multidisciplinary perspectives that show promise for advancing research in interactive systems. We will work together to identify the scientific state-of-the-art and main methods associated with those perspectives and seek to find strategies to integrate those perspectives productively into interactive systems research. We will do so through a mix of formats, including talks, readings, group discussions and brainstorming.

This seminar will cover the following areas:

  • Physiological computing
  • Body capture and modeling
  • Haptics and psychophysics
  • Machine learning and data mining for interactive systems
  • New materials for interaction
  • Computational design and fabrication, DIY and maker culture
  • Robotics
  • Usable security


This is a research seminar that is open only for PhD students and post-doctoral researchers from all fields of computer science. If you are interested in participating, please contact Prof. Dr. Jürgen Steimle. Exceptionally talented MSc students with a clear research track and proven research experience in interactive systems can be admitted on a case-by-case basis. Note that this seminar does not give any CP.


Prof. Dr. Jürgen Steimle