INTERACTION DESIGN : UBIQUITOUS COMPUTING 2006
IDC | Interaction Design Collegium |:| HCI / Interaction design
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INFORMATION.::.... .      ..:.
...:..project
...:..documentation
...:..economy
...:..exercises
...:..personal essay
...:..inspiration poster
...:..groups
...:..examination
LITERATURE...:::...:.::..
SCHEDULE..::..... . ::  ....:











SCHEDULE

30 Oct MONDAY
09.00-12.00 Introduction to Ubiquitous Computing, practical issues and project introduction. Location: Linus Thorvalds
(EE, AE, JO, TAH)
Lecture in PDF

13.00-14.30 Lecture on electronics. Location: Linus Thorvalds
(AE)
Lecture in PDF


31 Oct TUESDAY
09.00-12.00 Chuckles exercise, Group 1-6 . Location: Studio.
13.00-16.00 Chuckles exercise, Group 7-12 . Location: Studio.
(AE, FB)

1 Nov WEDNESDAY
Other courses.

2 Nov THURSDAY
Other courses.

3 Nov FRIDAY
"Analyze Weiser". Individual mini home-exercise. The exercise should be sent in PDF or Word to Eva Eriksson eva.eriksson[]cs.chalmers.se before 24.00. Read Paper 1 and the course book introduction for this exercise. Read here about the exercise.

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6 Nov MONDAY
09.00-10.00 Lecture, microcontrollers and BX-24 Location: Linus Thorvalds
Lecture in PDF
10.00-13.00 Exercise Electronics 1, Group 7-12 . Location: studio.
13.00-16.00 Exercise Electronics 1, Group 1-6 . Location: Studio
(AE, FB)


7 Nov TUESDAY
10.00-12.00 Presentation: inspiration information, 5 min / group. Half of the class at the time. Location: Studio
(10.00-11.00 Groups in studio InDesign)
(11.00-12.00 Groups in studio Quark)

13.00-14.00 Guest lecture: Anna Gullstrand, Region libraries Västra Götaland, project MARS Express, www.2020marsexpress.se.Location: Linus Thorvalds
Contact: anna.gullstrand[]vgregion.se
Lecture in PDF
(EE, JO, AE)

8 Nov WEDNESDAY
Other courses.

9 Nov THURSDAY
Other courses.

10 Nov FRIDAY
Presentation: three project proposals by each group. Location: Linus Thorvalds

09.00-10.00 Group 8-12 presents 5 min each + 2 min discussion.

10.00-11.00 Guest lecture: Kerstin Wockatz, Region libraries Västra Götaland, project-leader Buskul. Location: Linus Thorvalds
Lecture in PDF

11.15-12.00 Group 8-12 receives feedback from teachers and tutors.
13.00-14.15 Group 1-7 presents 5 min each + 2 min discussion.
14.15-15.30 Group 1-7 receives feedback from teachers and tutors.
(EE, AE, JO)

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13 Nov MONDAY
Read pages 246-247,259 and 345-348 in the course book "Pysical Computing" before this exercise.

09.00-12.00 Exercise Electronics 2, Group 1-6 . Location: studio.
13.00-16.00 Exercise Electronics 2, Group 7-12 . Location: Studio
(AE, FB)


14 Nov TUESDAY
11.00 - 12.00 Supervision. Sign up your group at the booking list on PgDn.
13.00 - 16.00 Supervision. Sign up your group at the booking list on PgDn.
(JO, AE)

15 Nov WEDNESDAY
Other courses.

16 Nov THURSDAY
10.00-12.00 Workshop. Location: Linus Thorvalds.
Everybody read Papers 2 & 3 for this workshop.

10.00 Group 7 & 9 presents article nr 2 on Tangibles and the related article.
10.15 Workshop on TUI/GUI/EUI/?UI.
11.00 Group nr 2 & 8 present article nr 3 on Privacy and the related material.
11.15 Workshop on privacy.

13.15-14.15 Guest lecture: Professor Mark Gross from Computational Design Lab , Carnegie Mellon University , USA. Location: Torg 2
(EE, JO)

17 Nov FRIDAY
Deadline for one written project proposal. The proposal should be sent in PDF or Word to Eva Eriksson eva.eriksson[]chalmers.se before 24.00. Read here what a project proposal should contain.

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20 nov MONDAY
10.00 - 12.00 Supervision. Sign up your group at the booking list on PgDn.
13.00 - 15.00 Supervision. Sign up your group at the booking list on PgDn.
(EE, AE)

21 nov TUESDAY
Course evaluation meeting 1.
See protocol HERE.
(AE, JO)

22 Nov WEDNESDAY
Other courses.

23 Nov THURSDAY
10.00-12.00 Workshop. Location: Linus Thorvalds.
Everybody read Papers 4 & 5 for this workshop.

10.00 Group 1, 4 & 6 presents article nr 4 on Context and the related material.
10.15 Workshop on context.
11.00 Group nr 3 & 5 present article nr 5 on Seamful/seamless and the related material.
11.15 Workshop on Seamful/seamless.
(EE, JO, FB)

24 Nov FRIDAY
10.00-12.00 Guest lecture: Lena Berglin, Swedish school of textiles.
Smart textiles. Location: Linus Thorvalds.

Invitation to workshop!!
13.00-15.00 For those interested, SuperMarit will have a short workshop on game design, open to anyone. Location: Torg 2.
Come and get feedback on your ideas, or just get inspired.

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27 nov MONDAY
10.00 - 12.00 Supervision. Sign up your group at the booking list on PgDn.
13.00 - 15.00 Supervision. Sign up your group at the booking list on PgDn.
(JO, AE)

28 nov TUESDAY
(AE)

29 Nov WEDNESDAY
(FB)

30 Nov THURSDAY
Other courses

1 Dec FRIDAY
(FB)

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4 Dec MONDAY
10.00 - 12.00 Supervision. Sign up your group at the booking list on PgDn.
13.00 - 15.00 Supervision. Sign up your group at the booking list on PgDn.
(JO, AE)

5 Dec TUESDAY
9.00-12.00 Written examination on physical computing, not ISD students. Location: Linus Thorvalds and von Neuman
Reading Instructions:
LECTURE SLIDES
- Lecture on electronics
- Lecture, microcontrollers and BX-24 (pages 1-12)

Book: PHYSICAL COMPUTING
- Part I: Chapter 1
- Part I: Chapter 6 (pages 90-91, 97-106 & 112-117)
(JO, AE)

6 Dec WEDNESDAY


7 Dec THURSDAY
NEW!!!!
13.00-15.00 Guest lecture: Peter Ljungstrand, GAME studio, Interactive Institute.
Location: Linus Thorvalds.

Peter is the founder of the Ubiquitous computing course here at the IT-university and is very experienced within this area after working with, among many other things, ubiquitous computing related projects for over a decade. Peter is happy to stay until 16.00 after the lecture to give feedback to your projects and answer any questions you might have.
See lecture slides on smart textiles HERE.
See lecture slides on RFID and more HERE.
See lecture slides on pervasive games HERE.
See lecture slides on computational materials HERE.
(JO, EE)

8 Dec FRIDAY
(FB, JO)

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11 Dec MONDAY
9.00-17.00 Supervision.
(JO, AE, FB)

12 Dec TUESDAY
(JO, AE, FB)

13 Dec WEDNESDAY
Other courses.
(FB, EE)

14 Dec THURSDAY
(AE, FB, JO)

15 Dec FRIDAY
9.00-16.00 Presentation of projects. Location: Torg 2 (Floor 2).
See HERE for further details and instructions of the presentation day.

7.00-9.00 Preparation and set-up
9.00-10.00 Group: 8, 12, 1
10.00-11.00 Group: 11, 4, 7
11.00-12.00 Group: 10, 3, 6
13.00-14.00 Group: 9, 2, 5
14.00-16.00 Open demonstration of the projects to the public and invited guests with a Christmas drink and snack-bar. Remember to invite your family and friends for this day!!
(EE, AE, JO, FB)

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18 Dec MONDAY

19 Dec TUESDAY

20 Dec WEDNESDAY


21 Dec THURSDAY


22 Dec FRIDAY
Deadline of project documentation on the web and a digital report. Email the URL of the website to eva.eriksson[]chalmers.se, before 24.00h .

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CHRISTMAS

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11 Jan THURSDAY

Deadline for personal essay(individually). Email the essay in PDF or Word to eva.eriksson[]chalmers.se, before 24.00h.


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18 Jan THURSDAY

ONLY for those not attending / not passing the first small examination on Dec 5
9.00-12.00 Written RE-examination on physical computing, not ISD students. Location: Erik Stemme, 3rd floor
Reading Instructions:
LECTURE SLIDES
- Lecture on electronics
- Lecture, microcontrollers and BX-24 (pages 1-12)

Book: PHYSICAL COMPUTING
- Part I: Chapter 1
- Part I: Chapter 6 (pages 90-91, 97-106 & 112-117)
(JO, AE)


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Group- and personal feedback and characters will be given at some time after the final deadline, about three weeks after.