• Welcome to the Human-Computer Interaction Group

    Our goal is to conceive, develop and evaluate novel concepts for human-computer interaction that dissolve the user interface as a barrier between real and virtual, and instead allow the user to seamlessly transition between different realities. We call this extended form of interaction “Embodied Cross-Reality Interaction” and the supporting user interfaces “Transitional Interfaces.” Such interfaces support crossing between different realities: from being in the physical world and using our existing cognitive and bodily skills, to gradually moving into a virtual reality with more advanced or “magical” skills, and back again. 

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Teaching Summer Term 2023

Please find a list of all lectures, exercises, and directed studies offered by the HCI Group in chronological order below. Please note the individual starting dates due to the public holiday on Monday, 10.04.2023.

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Preliminary discussion of Bachelor/Master Projects - Monday, 17.04.2023 at 10:00
⇢ ZT701, all files via Ilias

This semester's preliminary discussion of current offerings for Bachelor or Master projects will take place during the HCI Student Jour Fixe on Monday, 17.04.2023…

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New Publications: Article in ACM Computing Surveys, Paper at CHI'23, and Paper at VR'23

We are happy to announce three major publications to start off 2023!

In our recently published article in the ACM Computing Surveys journal, we categorize metrics for cognitive workload, support researchers in selecting suitable measurement modalities, and conclude with gaps for future research.

A Survey on Measuring Cognitive Workload in Human-Computer Interaction

Thomas Kosch*¹, Jakob Karolus*², Johannes Zagermann*³, Harald Reiterer³, Albrecht Schmidt⁴, and Paweł W. Woźniak⁵
¹HU Berlin;…

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