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This is an introductory course to
the field of Human-Computer Interaction.
The course meets Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:30am in CSIC 1122.
Professor: Dr. Ben Shneiderman - firstname.lastname@example.org
Teaching Assistant: Adam Perer - email@example.com
Personal Health and Wellness projects
During the Spring 2004 semester, students in CMSC 434 : Introduction to Human-Computer Interaction (Prof. Ben Shneiderman) undertook ten team projects (3-5 students) devoted to design of personal health and wellness technologies. These included mobile devices, home appliances, desktop applications, and web-based databases. Background literature in academic journals and product descriptions (often on the web) informed these designs. Additional links related to information on personal medical devices and personal health records are on the class links page. Students went from low-fidelity to high-fidelity prototypes, then conducted a usability study with 4 to 9 participants before making their final improvements. These projects are meant to inspire others to refine and advance these device prototypes.
Medical History & Chronic Condition Monitoring
AccuLung: Asthma Management System
DailyLog PHR: Personal Health Record for bipolar and incontinence sufferers
MedCheck: LifeLines for patient histories
PicMedTree: Web tool to trace family health history with photos
R.I.S.E: Real-time Interactive Self-help Electronics: Portable diary for depression and anxiety sufferers
Pill Pal: Appliance for parents and children to help ensure pill taking
PhotoGenic: A photo-based communications manager
ScalePlus: Next generation bathroom scale with web interface
Digital Personal Trainer: Tracking weightlifter workout routines
Team Excero: Measuring and improving performance for rowing teams
|Class webpage maintained by Adam Perer|