Objectives of the course

The objective of the course is to study about visual, gesture and speech interface technologies within Human-Computer Interaction (HCI). There will be a specific focus on the personalized, location- and context-aware interfaces for intelligent environments (smart city, smart home, smart workplace).

Course coordinator and lecturers

Dr. Géza Németh

Dr. Géza Németh, Dr. Bálint Pál Tóth, Dr. Tamás Gábor Csapó, Balázs Tarján

Official datasheet


Basic information about the course

Assessment: 2/1/0/v

For the successful fulfillment of the course, the solution of a mid-term project (practical exercise) is necessary during the study period. From this, students are required to submit deliverables and give presentations. The requirement for signature is to solve the mid-term project. Those who solve the mid-term project in an outstanding way and get 50% at the Kahoot questions, can receive an offered grade. The deadline for the mid-term project is the end of the study period.

The students can take a written exam during the exam period, if they obtained the signature during the study period.

Students can ask questions from the lecturers, for which the primary means of contact is e-mail

References, textbooks and resources

Suggested literature:

Mid-term project (practical exercise)

Deadline Task Format Length Upload
2022. September 12. 8:00 0 - Group forming txt This sample should be filled. Moodle
2022. September 26. 8:00 1/a - Interview pdf Script, 2 pages Moodle
mp3 or youtube link Soundtrack min 5, max 15 minute, 128kbit/sec Moodle
pdf Assessment, 1 page Moodle
2022. October 10. 8:00 1/b - Storyboard pdf Drawings 4 x 2 A4 sheets (8 pages) Moodle
pdf Assessment, 1 page Moodle
2022. October 3. 8:00 1st Presentation (Intro of the task, data collection, similar applications, interview) ppt / pdf 10-15 slides (project presentations on Oct 3 and Oct 10) Moodle
2022. November 2. 8:00 Paper prototype & Evaluation strategy pdf Drawings (Paper prototype), 2 pages Moodle
pdf Assessment (Paper prototype), 1 page Moodle
pdf Evaluation strategy, 1 page Moodle
2022. November 7. 8:00 2nd Presentation (Understanding of the task (storyboard), early plans (paper prototype), evaluation strategy) ppt / pdf 10-15 slides (project presentations on Nov 3 and Nov 10) Moodle
2022. December 5. 8:00 3rd Presentation (Evaluation plan and results, app demo) ppt / pdf 10-15 slides (project presentations on Dec 5) Moodle
youtube link video about the UI, min 1, max 3 minute, YouTube link Moodle
2022. December 12. 8:00 2/c - Project documentation pdf Documentation, 10 pages Moodle
zip Final application, source, etc. Moodle
Exam period 4th Presentation (Presentation and summary of the full project) ppt / pdf Moodle

Scoring of the tasks (assessment)

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The scores were given according to the following:

Percentage Justification
0-39% solution is not satisfactory
40-54% solution is satisfactory
55-69% solution is normal, without extra
70-84% solution is nice
85-100% solution is high quality, outstanding

During the semester, you can get 60 points from the two tasks, with the following details.

Task Points subtask Points
1 Altogether 20 points a - Interview 5 points
b - Storyboard 5 points
c - Presentation 5 points
d - Paper prototype 5 points
2 Altogether 40 points a - Evaluation 10 points
b - Presentation 10 points
c - Project documentation 20 points

In order to get the signature, you have to reach 40% of each subtask (2/5 points, 4/10 points, 8/20 points).

If the subtasks are uploaded lately, points will be subtracted. The presentation materials should be uploaded before the oral presentation! With the subtasks having 3 points, you can be 3 days late. With the other subtasks, you can be 5 days late. The subtask with the December 12 deadline can be only 1 day late (because of administrative reasons)! For the delays, the following points will be subtracted:

Delay Points
1 day -1 point
2 day -2 points
3 day -3 points
4 day -4 points
5 day -5 points
6 or more days not allowed