TU Wien Informatics

Peter Purgathofer

Ao.Univ.Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn.

Research Focus

Research Areas

  • user centered system design, digital games, informatics and society, interaction architecture, E-Voting, theory and practice of design
Peter Purgathofer

About

1) Questions of the interplay between design and (software) development, especially the role and place of design in software engineering 2) Theories, methods and approaches in interaction design 3) Informatics and society

Roles

  • Associate Professor
    Human Computer Interaction, E193-05
  • Curriculum Coordinator
    Master Media and Human-Centered Computing
  • Data Protection and Privacy
    Coordinator
  • Curriculum Commission for Informatics
    Principal Member

2019

2018

2017

2016

2015

  • Long-time motivation strategies in games for health / F. Kayali, N. Luckner, P. Purgathofer / Talk: Games for Health Europe 2015, Utrecht; 2015-11-01 - 2015-11-04
  • Software will take over the World / P. Purgathofer / Keynote Lecture: Algorithmic Regimes and Generative Strategies, Wien (invited); 2015-09-25
  • Internet Games: Games for Change? / B. Franz, F. Kayali, G. Götzenbrucker, V. Schwarz, J. Pfeffer, P. Purgathofer / in: "Immigrant Youth, Hip Hop, and Online Games: Alternative Approaches to the Inclusion of Working-Class and Second Generation Migrant Teens", B. Franz (ed.); issued by: Rider University; Lexington Books, Lanham, Maryland, United States, 2015, (invited), ISBN: 1498500927, 63 - 87
  • Exploring the Use of Peer Review in Large University Courses / N. Luckner, P. Purgathofer / Interaction Design and Architecture(s) Journal, Technology-enhanced assessment: Agency change in the educational eco-system (2015), N.25; 21 - 38
  • Design Principles for Social Impact Games / F. Kayali, V. Schwarz, G. Götzenbrucker, P. Purgathofer / eLearning Papers, 43 (2015), 43; 12 pages

2014

2013

  • Audience Creativity as Core Game Mechanic of a Social Impact Game / F. Kayali, P. Purgathofer, V. Schwarz, G. Götzenbrucker / Talk: MASH 2013 conference on audience creativity, Maastricht; 2013-07-04 - 2013-07-05
  • The many perspectives of Quality of Experience / P. Purgathofer / Keynote Lecture: 5th International Workshop on Quality of Multimedia Experience, Klagenfurt (invited); 2013-05-03 - 2013-05-05
  • Play and Artistic Exploration / F. Kayali, N. Luckner, R. Mateus-Berr, P. Purgathofer / Talk: FROG 2013 Vienna Games Conference, Wien; 2013-09-27 - 2013-09-29; in: "Context Matters! Exploring and Reframing Games in Context. Proceedings of the 7th Vienna Games Conference FROG 2013", new academic press, Wien (2013), ISBN: 978-3-7003-1864-4; 288 - 300
  • From Research to Design - Sketching a Game to Trigger Reminiscence in Older Adults / N. Luckner, F. Kayali, O. Hödl, P. Purgathofer, G. Fitzpatrick, E. Mosor, T. Stamm, D. Schlager-Jaschky / Talk: SouthCHI International Conference on Human Factors in Computing & Informatics, Maribor; 2013-07-01 - 2013-07-03; in: "Human Factors in Computing and Informatics", Springer, (2013), ISBN: 978-3-642-39062-3; 617 - 624
  • Elements of Play for Cognitive, Physical and Social Health in Older Adults / F. Kayali, N. Luckner, O. Hödl, G. Fitzpatrick, P. Purgathofer, T. Stamm, D. Schlager-Jaschky, E. Mosor / Talk: SouthCHI International Conference on Human Factors in Computing & Informatics, Maribor; 2013-07-01 - 2013-07-03; in: "Human Factors in Computing and Informatics", Springer, (2013), ISBN: 978-3-642-39062-3; 296 - 313
  • Landspotting - Games for Improving Global Land Cover / T. Sturn, P. Purgathofer, M. Wimmer et al. / Talk: Foundation of Digital Games (FDG), Chania, Crete, Greece (invited); 2013-05-14 - 2013-05-17; in: "Foundation of Digital Games 2013", Proceedings of Foundations of Digital Games Conference 2013, (2013), 117 - 125

2012

2011

2010

  • The Radical Portfolio / P. Purgathofer / Talk: TEDx Pannonia, Innovation and Technology Center Siegendorf, Burgenland; 2010-12-07
  • designtheorie - design-praxis / P. Purgathofer / Talk: Pädagogik meets Design, Kiel (invited); 2010-09-22
  • eine kurze Geschichte der Steganographie / P. Purgathofer / in: "Die Funktion "verdeckter Kommunikation"", M. Schmidberger, M. Brandstetter, S. Sommer (ed.); Lit Verlag, Münster, 2010, (invited), ISBN: 3643501285, 65 - 74
  • Challenges in Interactive Time-Based Information Visualization / C. Lendl, P. Purgathofer / Talk: 5th International Workshop on Digital Approaches in Cartographic Heritage, Wien; 2010-02-22 - 2010-02-24; in: "Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Digital Approaches in Cartographic Heritage", (2010)
  • Students use of Laptops in Large Lecture Classes: Distraction, Partial Attention or Productive Use? / P. Purgathofer, D. Salter / Talk: World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications (EDMEDIA), Toronto; 2010-06-29 - 2010-07-02; in: "ED-MEDIA 2010--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications", B. Hunter, J. Herrington (ed.); Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, Volume 2010, Number 1 (2010), ISBN: 1-880094-73-8; 2136 - 2141

2009

2008

  • Who needs blinking outlines? Perceived product complexity and the user. / P. Purgathofer / Keynote Lecture: 8th European Colloquium for User-friendly Product Information, Bologna (invited); 2008-04-18 - 2008-04-19
  • Die Metapher als Quelle der Interface-Bilder / P. Purgathofer / in: "Kulturfreie Bilder. Erfindungen der Voraussetzungslosigleit.", C. Pias (ed.); Kadmos, 2008, (invited), ISBN: 978-3865990211, 147 - 159
  • Digital Games und Gewalt / P. Purgathofer / in: "Faszination Computerspielen: Theorie - Kultur - Erleben", K. Mitgutsch, H. Rosenstingl (ed.); Braumüller, Wien, 2008, (invited), ISBN: 978-3-7003-1674-9
  • Two Halves of Play / F. Kayali, P. Purgathofer / Eludamos - Journal for Computer Game Culture, http://www.eludamos.org/index.php/eludamos/issue/view/4/showToc (2008), Vol 2 Issue 1; 22 pages
  • Massive "Multiplayer" E-Learning / P. Purgathofer, W. Reinthaler / Talk: World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications (EDMEDIA), Wien (invited); 2008-06-30 - 2008-07-04; in: "Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2008", E. Weippl, J Luca (ed.); AACE, 2008, Issue 1 (2008), 9 pages

2007

2006

2005

2004

2003

2002

  • FAQ: Microsoft / J. Pflüger, P. Purgathofer / in: "Microsoft. Medien Macht Monopol", issued by: Roesler, A., Stiegler, B.; Suhrkamp Verlag, Frankfurt am Main, 2002, (invited), 154 - 211

 

  • Lehrendenaward der Fakultät für Informatik, Kategorie "Wissensvermittlung" / Austria / 2010
  • E-Learning Award 2007/2008 / Austria / 2008
  • Prix Ars Electronica "Award of Distinction" in der Kategorie ".net" / Austria / 2000

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