Update! (Feb. 22, 2007)

Carpool.UMD, a student project from CMSC434, has been selected to be in the semi-finals of the CHI Student Design Competition. The student group will be attending the CHI 2007 conference in San Jose, CA from April 30, 2007 to May 3, 2007 with travel support from the Department of Computer Science, the Department of Transportation, and the Department of Aerospace Engineering

Carpool.UMD: Community Carpooling

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Awards were given by the UM Dept. of Transportation staff (David Allen, Director, & Nicola Corbin, Marketing and Public Affairs Manager).


Human factors issues in the development of software, use of database systems, and design of user interfaces for interactive systems. Science base (theories, models, usability studies, and controlled experimentation), and software engineering with user interface development environments. Issues include: command languages, menus, forms, and direct manipulation, graphical user interfaces, computer supported cooperative work, information search and visualization, World Wide Web design, input/output devices, and display design.

Fall 2006 Term

Class hoursTues & Thurs 9:30am - 10:45am
RoomCSIC 1121

Professor: Dr. Ben Shneiderman

Emailben [AT] cs.umd.edu
Office hoursTues & Thurs 11am - noon
RoomAVW 3177

Teaching Assistant: Khoo Yit Phang

Emailkhooyp [AT] cs.umd.edu
Office hoursMon 9:30am - 11:00am
Wed 10:30am - 12:30am
RoomAVW 1112
(across from the undergraduate office)


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