HUMAN-IST INSTITUTE

Human-IST (Human Centered Interaction Science and Technology) aims to develop and evaluate new interface technologies that are usable, useful, and appealing to a broad section of people, and compatible with sustainability criteria. It is dedicated to research and training in Human-Centered Digitalisation and Interaction Science & Technology combining expertise coming from several disciplines such as computer science, psychology, law and sociology.

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Two interesting talks by MIT Media Lab Prof Joe Paradiso

Within the context of the joint MISTI MIT Media Lab & Smart Living Lab Workshop, Prof Joe paradiso from MIT Medial Lab will make two presentations in Fribourg: "An introduction to sensing, hardware, and…

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Forging a fuzzy future

In an exciting interview Edy Portmann and Andreas Meier (both from the University of Fribourg, Switzerland) as well as Witold Pedrycz (University of Alberta, Canada) discuss their respective roles as fuzzy…

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DIGITAL SOCIETY

Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Digital Transformation of Society

Discover the lecture cycle of the Master Minor programme Digital Society at the University of Fribourg ! 

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Masters at Human-IST

Digital Neuroscience Master

The new Specialised Master in Digital Neuroscience creates a new professional figure spanning both the neuroscience and digital sides, by using a truly interdisciplinary approach. 

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Digital Society Master

The master’s minor programme Digital Society focuses on the social dimensions and consequences of digital technology in contemporary societies. 

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Professorships

Soft and Cognitive Computing

Human-Computer Interaction

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