Quality and Usability

Introduction to media informatics

Integrated event
(Möller; 4 SWS/6 LP)
LV-Number: 0434 L 920
Language: Deutsch

Contact: Robert Spang & Thilo Michael


Basic concepts; Media; Modalities; Codes; Audio; spoken / written language; Pictures; Video; Graphic; Haptics; Multimedia and multimodality; Design processes; Standards.

Learning outcomes

The students will get:

  • an understanding of the topic of media informatics as an interdisciplinary research and development field for information and communication technologies
  • a basic knowledge of the media and modalities as well as their practical implementation for interpersonal communication and human-machine interaction
  • knowledge of the design processes of media systems
  • skills in the practical implementation of the above knowledge for the design of exemplary systems
  • skills in presenting what they have learned to others.


The exercise is programmed with Python. All the necessary knowledge is presented in the first two exercises; Previous knowledge makes the exercise easier, but is not a prerequisite.

Target group

not specified


current semester

ISIS Course: 
Einführung in die Medieninformatik, QU, IV, WS 2022/23*


*Please note that the ISIS-Course might be not available yet

Dates (beginning 25. October)

  • VL Tuesday 08:00-10:00 Uhr,
     Presence in MA004 (235 Seats) + virtuell

  • UE virtuell via ISIS (asynchron)
    UE Presence in TEL20 Auditorium (Tue: 10-12 / Wed: 12-14)

  • Office hours (soon)


  • A total of 15 exercise points can be achieved
  • Submission and participation voluntary
  • 5 points for exam admission
  • Points > 5 will be credited to the exam ("bonus points")
  • "Bonus points" are only valid in the current semester
    Example: 11 points achieved in the exercise
    → 6 points "bonus" in the written exam