Constructive Cognitive Science (CCS) / Human-Aware AI (CS4521-KP12)

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Nele Rußwinkel


For the module "Constructive Cognitive Science/CS4521-KP12" in summer semester 2023 the lecture "Human Aware AI" VL 3 SWS (2 in presence one 1 virtual) and the exercise with project 3 SWS (2 in presence 1 in project work flexible) can be chosen.

The lecture "Models for human intelligent Assistance" takes place in the winter semester.


  • Introduction to Human Aware AI and Human Centered AI and Constructive Cognitive Science
  • AI & Cognition
  • Structured representations and Semantic nets 
  • Digital Twin and Digital Human Model (physical environment)
  • Introduction to the cognitive Architecture ACT-R
  • Active Self and sense of Control 
  • Collaborative Human Robot Interaction
  • Intention recognition and Theory of Mind
  • Situated intelligent agents /emergent behavior.
  • And a few weeks of project work with cognitive agents in a dynamic environment

Target group: 

Master Informatik

Time and place:

Wednesday 10:15 - 11:45,  in IFIS Seminar room 2035 (Building 64, second floor)  (every second week 1.5 h virtual material)

Friday 12:15 – 13:45 in Seminar room Minsky and after that 14 -15:00 PC Lab 3 or 4 (in building 64)


Lecture: Wednesday, April 19, 2023

Exercise: Friday, April 21, 2023 


Further information (lecture notes, allocation of exercise groups, exercise material, etc.) on the lecture will be available at the beginning of the course in Moodle of the University of Lübeck.