Pro-Seminar: Sensation and Perception for Computer Scientist


Module Description

Participants will learn how to perform scientific inquiries. They should be able to learn the information within a limited area and present it in a talk. This will, among other things, help in learning the basics of presentations. They should also be able to write a report on the results of their studies.

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Content (This course will be held in English)

Humans have developed an amazingly wide range of mechanisms for sensing, interpreting, and interacting with the world. Perception research uses a variety of methods to investigate and explain these fundamental perceptual mechanisms. In this seminar, we will provide an overview of the fundamentals of human perceptual abilities, with a strong focus the use of this knowledge in Computer Science.

Target Groups

  • Informatik (B.Sc.)
  • IMT (B.Sc.)
  • Abschluss im Ausland / Informatik / keine Prüfungsordnung


William B. Thompson, Roland W. Fleming, Sarah H. Creem-Regehr and Jeanine K. Stefanucci (2011). Visual Perception from a Computer Graphics Perspective. CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, Boca Raton, FL, USA.