188.940 Media Understanding Seminar

2020W, SE, 2.0h, 3.0EC, to be held in blocked form


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: SE Seminar
  • Format: Distance Learning

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to judge the state of the art in the areas of media understanding, to compare such systems for their efficiency and capabilities as well as to do realistic planning and selection of forensic IT systems.

Subject of course

Investigation of a media understanding topic

Teaching methods

In the course of the seminar and through individual monitoring, students will be familiarized with the procedure of literature research, critical assessment and follow-up work by writing a seminar paper. Although approaches will depend on the selected topic of the paper, students should focus on scientific literature in English. Another important aspect of this seminar will be the practicing of students' presentation skills.

Mode of examination


Additional information

Please consider the plagiarism guidelines of TU Wien when writing your seminar paper: Directive concerning the handling of plagiarism (PDF)



Examination modalities

Students are graded based on their literature selection, seminar paper and presentation.

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
31.08.2020 00:00 08.10.2020 00:00 09.10.2020 00:00


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