Program outline

The Master Program in Human-Computer Interaction of the University of Patras, Greece, aims to provide specialized theoretical knowledge, but also new applied knowledge, skills and competencies, relating to the study, design and development of interactive technologies, i.e. technologies that interact with their users, as well as the study of phenomena related to user interaction with modern technologies.

Graduates of Computer science and engineering, Informatics but also graduates of faculties of science and other engineering schools, with an adequate background in …

Timetable winter semester 2021-22

later edition: time of course Information Visualization has changed

The timetable of the winter semester of 2021-22 has now be announced. An overview of the weekly timetable is:

Weekly timetable of winter semester 2021-22 [October 11th to January 21st]

Note: The lecture halls are dispersed in the Electrical Engineering Dept, Computer Engineering and Chemical Engineering, no more than 10′ walk between them (see map). More detailed description is following.

More information on the courses can …

New students admitted

The new students that were admitted for the academic year 2021-2022 have now be notified. We welcome our new students and wish them every success.

During the week starting October the 4th, an orientation event will be organized in Patras, an invitation will be issued soon to all students.

The semester is planned to start the week starting on October the 11th. The classes will be mainly taught face-to-face. However provisions will be made for a number of classes …

Best paper award for our student Semira Evangelou

Our master student Semira Evangelou with other members of the research group under the supervision of Prof. Michalis Xenos received the best paper award for their paper :

A Serious Game for Mobile Phones used in a Software Engineering Course: Usability Evaluation and Educational Effectiveness

that was presented in the EDUCON2021 – IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference that took place in Wien/online in April 2021.

Picture of Semira Evangelou

Call for applications for academic year 2021-2022

We announce that applications for admission of new students for the 2021-2022 HCI Master in Human-Computer Interaction will be accepted starting June 1st 2021.

The eligibility criteria and the submission process are outline in the admissions 2021 page.

Applications will be accepted in two phases. Deadline for 1st call is July 15th 2021. The deadline for the second call is August 31st, 2021.…

Timetable for spring semester 2020-2021

Orientation event for the courses of the spring semester is planned for Wednesday, February the 24th, 2021.

The timetable of the courses offered is as follows:

update 24 February 2021: Creative Design lab moved to Monday 15:00-18:00

Our students nominated as Persons of the year 2020

A group of our master students, involved in developing location-based games in the city of Patras in the context of the course HCI208 Design of Location-based Applications of our Master Program, were nominated as candidates for the selection of the Person of the Year 2020 in the category “Education, Research, Innovation”.

Voting for the Person of the Year 2020 is open until 12 of January 2021. You can vote for our students at:

https://www.prosopaxronias.gr/?section=6222&language=el_GR&itemid1494=6262&detail1494=1

Student projects presented at the PCI’2020 conference

Two projects of the Master’s students of the course HCI205 Ubiquitous Computing were accepted and presented at this year’s Panhellenic Conference on Informatics.

The conference papers were:

“On the Extension of the Haar Cascade Algorithm for Face Recognition: Case Study and Results”, by Evangelos Michos, Stamatios Gkoumas, Ioanna Siakampeti and Christos Fidas

and

“On the Effectiveness of Low-Cost Face Recognition with Deep Learning”
by Theodoros Georgakopoulos, Maria Koutroumani, Theodoros Moulias and Christos Fidas

Many congratulations to our students …

Timetable for winter semester 2020-2021

The timetable of winter semester of academic year 2020-2021 has now been announced. Classes will start on Monday October 12th, 2020. During the orientation week a welcome event will be organized for the new students of the program

Version 2: Modification of time of HCI105 Artificial Intelligence

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