188.948 Seminar on Medical Informatics
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, SE, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • 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...

  • conduct a state of the art (literature) research with respect to a given problem specification and categorize its results
  • analyze the found scientific approaches and results and to discuss them in a seminar paper
  • present and discuss these scientific solutions and results

Subject of course

Seminar on special topics in the area of medical informatics with a focus on Information Visualization (InfoVis), Visual Analytics, and Information Design.

Topics: http://www.cvast.tuwien.ac.at/topics

TUWEL: https://tuwel.tuwien.ac.at/course/view.php?id=42648 

  • IMPORTANT: All important information and dates are in the TUWEL course

Teaching methods

Within the context of the seminar, the student is guided by individual supervision to independently work on the given problem. This includes...

  • a literature research on possible solutions for the given problem
  • a critical analysis of the approaches found
  • a derivation and discussion of results in the form of a written seminar paper

Another important part of the seminar is exercising "presentation skills" in the context of the final presentation of the work.

Mode of examination


Additional information

ECTS Breakdown

3 ECTS = 75 hours      
5   Lectures
25   Literature search and reading
30   Writing a state-of-the art report
5   Paper review
8   Presentation
2   Class discussion

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



Course dates

Wed14:00 - 15:3003.11.2021 Zoom meeting - link on the TUWEL course page (LIVE)Introductory Lecture

Examination modalities

  • Quality of the seminar paper
  • Presentation of research results
  • Discussion and defence of the chosen approach with the other seminar participants

Course registration

Not necessary


Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
066 936 Medical Informatics 3. Semester


No lecture notes are available.

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