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Useful Resources


Gesellschaft für Informatik
ABIS is a Special Interest Group of the German Association for Computer Science “Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V.” (GI).

User Modeling Inc.
User Modeling Inc. is a non-profit organization to serve the user modeling research community. The primary purpose of the organization is to organize the UMAP conference series on user modeling, adaptation and personalization every year.


Conferences and Other Events

Events organized by the HCI department of the GI
The main annual event of the HCI group is the series of conferences “Mensch und Computer”.

SIGCHI Conference Calendar
A list of upcoming conferences organized or co-organized by ACM SIGCHI.

Interaction Design – Conference Calendar
A collection of dates and deadlines of upcoming conferences and workshops with a focus on HCI or UX.


Journals and Libraries

User Modeling and User-Adapted Interaction (UMUAI) provides an interdisciplinary forum for the dissemination of new research results on interactive computer systems that can be adapted or adapt themselves to their current users, and on the role of user models in the adaptation process.

MCI Digital Library
This library is accessible by GI members who also joined the SIG MCI, and provides access to the digitized contents of the conferences Mensch und Computer, Software-Ergonomie, DeLFI and the ABIS workshops.

UX Design Knowledge
Pretty big collection of free UX books, recommended by Friederike Geiken.


Lectures and Tutorials

User Modeling and Personalization – Lecture Series at Leibniz University Hannover
Given by Eelco Herder. Lecture slides, exercises and video recordings are publicly available.

User Experience Design
Curriculum provided by Julia Debari. Recommended by Friederike Geiken: “loved their step-by-step approach”

UX Design for Mobile Developers
A free course, recommended by Friederike Geiken: “Niche and focused on mobile, but was a great course to get me started”