Seminar: Information Systems and Service Design

  • Type: Seminar (S)
  • Chair: Information Systems & Service Design
  • Semester: SS 2016
  • Place:

    Röser Building (Fritz-Erler Straße 23) 4th floor 

  • Time:

    see schedule

  • Start: 18.04.2016
  • Lecturer:

    Prof. Dr. Alexander Mädche 

  • ECTS: 3
  • Lv-No.: 2540555

Course Description

In the seminar, the participants will get deeper insights on current research in the field of information systems. The seminar topics will focus on contemporary issues iin the broad context of information systems. The actual seminar topics will be derived from current research activities of the research group.


Learning Objectives

Students will

  • carry out a systematic literature search for a given topic
  • aggregate the collected information
  • write a seminar thesis following academic writing standards
  • deliver a presentation in a scientific context in front of an auditorium


Course Content

Title Supervisor Student level
State-of-the-Art Literature Review on Pervasive Systems Raphael Rissler Bachelor degree
Knowledge Presentation in Intelligent Systems
Peter Hottum
Bachelor degree
The Concept of Enjoyment in IS Use - A Literature Review Dr. Silvia Schacht Bachelor degree
Measurement of Arousal when Using Information Systems - An Overview on the State-of-the Art Dr. Silvia Schacht Bachelor degree
User Experience Engineering and Design Methods: A State-of-the-Art Overview Bachelor degreel
Determinants of Multi-Channel Choice Behavior Across Different Stages of the Buying Process Bachelor degree
What is Digital Service Experience (DSX)? Bachelor degree
State-of-the-Art on Context Aware Recommendation Systems (CARSs) Bachelor degree
Pervasive Games - A Literature Review Bachelor degree

Overview on Ways to 'Sense' a User to Invoke Assistance Master degree
Cognitive-Oriented Decision Support Systems - An Integrated Framework for Designing Real-Time Business Intelligence Systems Master degree
The Power of Velocity: A State-of-the-Art Classification Framework of Real-Time Businiess Intelligence Applications and Tools Master degree
Selecting User-Centered Design Methods: The Importance of Context Master degree
Utilizing Big Data Analytics in Team Research - A Systematic Literature Review
Master degree
Performance Measurement Systems - A market Analysis of Features and Functionalities
Master degree
Deep Learning Applications: State-of-the-Art Overview and Pros & Cons Analysis

Master degree
Why do people participate in Crowdsourcing Systems - A Literature Review Master degree

Some more information on the single topics can be found here.


Course Schedule

Date Time Location Session Deliverable
April, 22nd 2016 10am-11am

Röser Building (Fritz-Erler Strasse 23)
2nd floor

Kick-off session

June 24th, 2016 12 noon
via email
Submission of seminar presentation slides
June 30th and July 1st, 2016
Röser Building (Fritz-Erler Strasse 23)
2nd floor
Presentation Sessions
Presentation and discussion of seminar thesis
July 22nd, 2016
12 noon
via email and in paper version
Submission of final seminar thesis

There will be two sessions for the presentation of the seminar theses. The sessions take plase at:

  • June 30th, 2016 (time will be announced)
  • July 1st, 2016 (time will be announced)

Each student will be assigned to one of the session. The participation in this particular session is mandatory.

Course Requirements

Bachelor and Master students can visit  the seminar. The seminar topic as well as the evaluation of the work and the presentation will have a different focus (taking the Bachelor / Master level into account). For the registration to the seminar, students have to use the WiWi-Portal. The students will be informed on their acceptance / refusal on March 21st, 2016.

Course Grading

The assessment consists of a seminar paper, a presentation of the results, and the contribution to the discussions within the presentation sessions. The final grade is based on the evaluation of each component:

  • seminar thesis (70%)
  • seminar presentation (20%)
  • contribution to discussion (10%)

Course Material

After the assignment of students to their particular topic, each student will receive some starting literature from his/her supervisor. Furthermore, templates for the seminar thesis and its presentation as well as the lecture content will uploaded in the ILIAS Portal.


For submission of materials and organizational questions please contact .