Quality and Usability

Usability Engineering

Integrierte Veranstaltung
(Möller, Kojic, Pieper; 4 SWS/6LP; jeweils im SoSe)

Contact persons:

LV-Nummer: 0434 L 901
Language: German


Concept of quality, usability and ergonomics; basics of psychophysics and psychometrics; quality measurement and prediction, scaling; quality elements and quality characteristics; usability engineering lifecycle; usability heuristics; usability tests; other usability evaluation methods; quality of graphical interfaces; quality of transmission systems; quality of interactive systems; models for quality prediction; standards.

A script will be issued for the lecture material. Additional literature will be announced in the course.

An introductory video to the course can be found here.



Target group

The course is aimed at students of computer science, computer engineering and electrical engineering. In addition, students from linguistics and communication sciences, technical acoustics, sociology and human factors as well as from other departments are welcome.


current semester

Registration to ISIS course possible from 18.04.2022. - 09.05.2022

Lecture (VL)
Time: Mondays, 10:00-12:00 VL
Room: HFT-TA 101, Zoom

UE Exercises Time and room
Tuesday, 10-12 a.m.: online via Zoom
Tuesday, 10-12 a.m.: online via Zoom
Friday, 10-12 a.m.: online via Zoom
Friday, 10-12 a.m.: online via Zoom

  •     The link to the Zoom meeting can be found on ISIS.
  •     Introduction to the exercise + Q&A session on 26.04 at 2 pm (Zoom).
  •     First meeting (all groups): 26.04 at 2 pm (Zoom).
  •     Enrollment in subgroups will take place on 26.04. (starting at 6pm) via ISIS.

Written tests (expected):
- 1st written test: 10.06.2022
- 2nd written test: 25.07.2022