187.A96 Assistive Systems
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2021W, UE, 2.0h, 3.0EC, to be held in blocked form


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: UE Exercise
  • Format: Distance Learning

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to independently reflect on typical problems and applications in the area of AAL by analysing existing literature. They can examine reports on applications, identify the different methods, as well as point out inherent weaknesses and are able to present a sound summary and create proposals for solutions.

Subject of course

Application of

  • Basics of social and assistive robots
  • Special aspects of HCI/HRI in the area of Assistive Systems, Proxemics
  • Basics of Ambient Assisted/Active Living and Smart Environment Technologies
  • Basics of Partizipative Design with users, privacy, ethics 

Teaching methods

Choice from selectable topics with initial literature references, analysis of (secondary) literature, written elaboration and presentation of summary

Mode of examination

Written and oral

Additional information

  • There is compulsory attendance!
  • A timely registration is mandatory
  • Please also note the information in the news.

ECTS Breakdown:

   2h assignments / explanation
   7h result presentation & discussion
   8h preparation of the presentations
58h home exercise, literature study


75h total  = 3 ECTS



Course dates

Thu09:00 - 09:3007.10.2021 online event (LIVE)Briefung jointly with VO Assistive Systems & VO Assistive Technology 1
Thu13:00 - 14:0002.12.2021 online event (LIVE)UE Assistive Systems Introduction
Thu13:00 - 17:0013.01.2022 - 20.01.2022 online event (LIVE)UE Assistive Systems
Assistive Systems - Single appointments
Thu07.10.202109:00 - 09:30 online eventBriefung jointly with VO Assistive Systems & VO Assistive Technology 1
Thu02.12.202113:00 - 14:00 online eventUE Assistive Systems Introduction
Thu13.01.202213:00 - 17:00 online eventUE Assistive Systems
Thu20.01.202213:00 - 17:00 online eventUE Assistive Systems
Course is held blocked

Examination modalities

Written elaboration and presentation

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
31.08.2021 00:00 02.12.2021 12:00 08.12.2021 23:59



No lecture notes are available.


  • Attendance Required!