Seminar Research Trends in Media Informatics, Winter Semester 2018/19

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 autonomous driving, assistive technologies, games, virtual reality and wearable computing. 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
    20 minutes, German or English



  • Highly automated Driving
  • Driver-Vehicle Cooperation
  • Persuasive Technologies








  • Gaze interaction
  • Eye tracking in VR
  • Multimodal gaze input






Wearable Computing


  • Textile Interfaces
  • Head-worn displays
  • On-body interaction






Mixed Reality

  • Perception in VR
  • Holographic Interfaces
  • Simulator sickness


Topics will be presented in the first event.

Students are also encouraged to propose topics of their own. The proceedings of the previous RTMI seminars (RTMI '16, RTMI '15, RTMI '14, RTMI'13, RTMI'12, RTMI'11, RTMI '10) may give you some ideas.


First lecture
24.10.2017 14:15-15:45 Uhr