Seminar: Research Trends in Media Informatics (WS21/22)

The figure consists of 5 parts: part 1 shows a person with a VR headset, part 2 shows a person with an AR headset, part 3 shows a person with hearables, part 4 shows a driving simulator, part 5 shows a game including a game

Media Informatics is a broad field spanning many research directions and topics. In this seminar we focus on research trends in human-computer interaction (HCI) in Virtual and Augmented Reality, Eye-based Interaction, Speech/Auditive User Interfaces, Automotive User Interfaces and (Serious) Games Research. This seminar aims to provide an overview of different research directions and current challenges that are focus of active research around the world and at our institute.


To successfully complete the seminar the following requirements have to be fulfilled:

  • Written paper on a selected topic
    6-8 pages, German or English (English preferred)
  • Active participation
    Active participation in peer reviews and discussions
  • Presentation
    15 minutes (10 minutes talk, 5 minutes questions), German or English