CS 5389 - Graphical User Interfaces

Course Description:

Covers both abstract and practical treatments of using graphics to implement interactive computer/human interfaces. Includes a survey of the major GUI standards and tools.


Course Objectives:

  1. Students will first study graphical user interfaces (GUIs) in a generic abstract context.

  2. Discussions will turn to the software and hardware details of the ways in which the major students have been implemented.

  3. Course will end with coverage of the X approach (X-Windows, Motif, OpenLook), Microsoft's Window and IBM's Presentation Manger

Course Notes:


Section Info:

Lecture/Lab Hours: 3 hours lecture, 0 hours lab
Offered: Very frequently (typically Spring).