FI:SIN01 Social Informatics - Course Information
SIN01 Social InformaticsFaculty of Informatics
- Extent and Intensity
- 2/0. 2 credit(s) (plus extra credits for completion). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
- doc. RNDr. Ivan Kopeček, CSc. (lecturer)
RNDr. Jaromír Plhák, Ph.D. (lecturer)
prof. PhDr. David Šmahel, Ph.D. (lecturer)
- Guaranteed by
- doc. RNDr. Aleš Horák, Ph.D.
Department of Machine Learning and Data Processing - Faculty of Informatics
Supplier department: Department of Machine Learning and Data Processing - Faculty of Informatics
- Thu 14:00–15:50 A218
- Course Enrolment Limitations
- The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
- fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
- Social Informatics (programme FI, B-AP)
- Course objectives
- The main goal of the course is to present state of the art of social informatics and to make the students familiar with the applications of social informatics.
- Learning outcomes
- After completing this course, student will be able to:
- understand basic principles of social informatics;
- analyze computer systems regarding their users needs and social context;
- apply social informatics to design computer systems.
- 1. Introduction. Social informatics as an interdisciplinary science. Short excursion into the history of social nformatics.
- 2. Communication as social interaction. Verbal and non-verbal communication. Language. Natural language processing and social informatics.
- 3. Dialogue as a social interaction. Cooperatve dialogue. Grice's maxims. Dialogue human-computer. Expert and dialogue systems.
- 4. Internet. The communication on Internetu and mobile nets. Technology of Internetu. Design a optimization of IT in institutional and cultural context.
- 5. Searching pieces of information on Internetu. Communication on Internet and its social impact. Cultutal and ethical aspects.
- 6. Semantic web. Ontologies and inference. Social web. Virtual society.Social aspects.Electronic publishing and digital libraries.
- 7. Human-Centered IT. Emotions and their modelling. Computational psychology and affective Computing.
- 8. Structure of the society, conflicts and modelling. IT and simulation of society. Collaboration and conflicts. Computer simulation of cooparation and development of the society.
- 9. Asistive technologies. IT for supporting the quality of the life.
- 10. IT and culture. Aesthetical principles of the art and computarization of art and muzic.
- 11. Philosophical and ethical aspects od IT development. Hilbert program. Goedel's theorem and its consequences. Ethics, moral and modelling cooperation.
- 12. Cyber space. New horizons in IT and artificial intelligence.
- 13. Economical aspects, productivity paradox and social informatics in near future. Final summary.
- KLING, Rob, Howard ROSENBAUM and Steve SAWYER. Understanding and communicating social informatics : a framework for studying and teaching the human contexts of information and communication technologies. 1st Print. Medford, New Jersey: Information Today, 2005. xx, 216. ISBN 1573872288. info
- Computerization and controversy : value conflicts and social choices. Edited by Rob Kling. San Diego: Academic Press, 1995. xi, 959. ISBN 0124150403. info
- VEGA-REDONDO, Fernando. Complex social networks. 1st ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. xiv, 294. ISBN 9780521674096. info
- Communication in multiagent systems : agent communication languages and conversation policies. Edited by Marc-Philippe Huget. Berlin: Springer, 2003. viii, 322. ISBN 3-540-40385-X. info
- Online communities and social computing : second International Conference, OCSC 2007 : held as part of HCI International 2007 : Beijing, China, July 22-27, 2007 : proceedings. Edited by Douglas Schuler. Berlin: Springer, 2007. xvii, 520. ISBN 9783540732563. info
- MCTEAR, Michael. Spoken dialogue technology : toward the conversational user interface. Edited by T. V. Raman. New York: Springer, 2004. xii, 432. ISBN 1852336722. info
- Designing for virtual communities in the service of learning. Edited by Sasha A. Barab - Rob Kling - James H. Gray. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2004. xxv, 451. ISBN 0521520819. info
- PICARD, Rosalind W. Affective computing. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1997. xii, 292. ISBN 0262161702. info
- Teaching methods
- Assessment methods
- Language of instruction
- Further Comments
- Study Materials
The course is taught annually.