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The MDA laboratory works with the next generation computer systems and human-computer interfaces, with particular emphasis of solutions for healthcare environments, mobile, and demanding work environments.

Research topics

The research activities include a number of project in several areas. The most projects are aimed at computer-based mobility, flexibility and efficiency in work. Our current research topics are:
  • Health Informatics
    Support for patient communities, support for psychiatric care, electronic health records, evaluation of eHealth applications, pandemic simulation
  • Design Research
    Interaction design, service design, requirements engineering
  • Ubiquitous Computing
    Liquid user interfaces, distributed user interfaces, ubiquitous computing for clinical applications, service discovery, RFID applications
  • Decision Support
    Ontologies, semantic web, knowledge-based systems, critiquing systems, semantic desktop, semantic documents, neural networks, emergency management, command & control systems


MDA is responsible for a number of undergraduate courses ranging from programing over web-programming techniques to interaction design. MDA gives courses within the Institute of Technology, the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, and the Faculty of Educational Sciences. See also IDA Undergraduate Education pages.

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Last updated: 2015-09-08