Southern Polytechnic State University

Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2012-2013

SWE 4783 User Interaction Engineering

Prerequisite: SWE 2313 or SWE 4324

3-0-3

This course follows a complete software engineering cycle to produce software objects that support users in effective, efficient, and enjoyable interactions with computers. Class exercises and a project incorporate concepts and methods including ethnographic and user analysis; cognitive ergonomics; usability metrics and criteria; software engineering practices, conventions, standards, and documentation; device-user action mapping; person-system function allocation; quality management systems; conceptual prototyping; embedded systems in support of ubiquitous computing; and function-behavior analysis.

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