Ubiquitous Computing
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Ubiquitous Computing
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Course aims
The course aims to provide the skills necessary for analysing digital services that work across a broad range of devices. By participating in the course students will acquire hands-on experience of designing distributed interactions.
Brief description of the course
The course consists of the following modules:
• Mapping the avatar ecology of a digital service;
• Describing distributed interaction scenarios;
• Describing interactions in an artefact ecology with the distributed interaction design (DIxD) pattern language;
• Composing a design brief for a distributed service;
• Sketching distributed interactions.
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
- knows what service avatars are and how to map an avatar ecology;
- can describe distributed interaction scenarios;
- can describe distributed interactions by using design patterns;
- can compose design briefs;
- can sketch distributed interactions.

Ilja Šmorgun
Additional information
In general students are required to participate in all workshops, which amounts to 10% of the final grade.

No separate exam is foreseen. The components of the final grade are described in the Assessment methods section.