Many issues of i-com are dedicated to a specific topic from the field of human-computer interaction – Below we list the previous themed issues of i-com. In addition, you will find calls for future special issues.

A complete list of all issues with full text of all articles can be found on the publishers site at or in the GI Digital Library.

Special Issues


23(1): Special Issue: Computer-Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW) – Past, Present and Future (Alexander Richter, Michael Prilla and Michael Koch)


22(2): Special Issue: Augmenting Usability Evaluation (Gerrit Meixner, Markus Dahm, Patrick Harms and Abbey Campbell)

22(1): Special Issue: Conversational Agents (Thomas Ludwig, Philip Weber, Alexander Maedche and Andreas Riener)


21(2): Special Issue on Mobile and Wearable Interaction (Michael Rohs, Florian Echtler)

21(1): Special Issue on Culture and Computer Science (Johann Habakuk Israel, Christian Kassung, Jürgen Sieck)


20(3): Special Issue “20 Years i-com” (Jürgen Ziegler)

20(2): Special Issue “E-Government and Smart Cities” (Moreen Heine, Hans-Christian Jetter)


19(3): Special Issue “User-Centered Artificial Intelligence” (Daniel Buschek, Benedikt Loepp, Jürgen Ziegler)

19(2): Special Issue “New Digital Realities” (Frank Steinicke, Katrin Wolf)


18(3): Special Issue “Emerging Trends in Usable Security and Privacy” (Florian Alt, Emanuel von Zezschwitz)

18(2): Special Issue “User-Centered Design for Automated Vehicles: HMIs, User Needs, and Preferences” (Andreas Riener, Alexander G. Mirnig)

18(1): Special Section “Active Self and Presence in Virtual Reality” (Raphael Zender)


17(3): Special Issue “Tangible Interaction and its Applications” (Florian Echtler, Michaela Honauer, Valérie Maquil, Bernard Robben)

17(2): Special Issue “Probes as Participatory Design Practice” (Juliane Jarke, Susanne Maaß)


16(3): Special Issue “Human-Computer Interaction in Geovisualization” (Frank Heidmann, Jochen Schiewe)

16(2): Special Issue “Interdisciplinary Research in Assistive Systems” (Aysegül Dogangün, Nils Beckmann, Arne Berger)


15(3): Special Issue “Human-Machine Interaction and Cooperation in Safety-Critical Systems” (Tilo Mentler, Christian Reuter, Stefan Geisler)

15(2): Special Issue “Smart Glasses” (Leif Oppermann, Wolfgang Prinz)

15(1): Special Issue “Design for Aging” (Nicole Jochems, Michael Sengpiel)


14(2): Special Issue “Interdisciplinary Approaches to Social Technologies” (Maximilian Eibl, Peter Ohler, Daniel Pietschmann)

14(1): Special Issue “User-Centred Recommender Systems” (Tom Gross, Jürgen Ziegler)


13(3): Special Issue “Accessibility” (Gerhard Weber)

13(2): Special Issue “CSCW & Social Computing” (Wolfgang Prinz, Alexander Richter)

13(1): Themenheft “Interaktion und Kooperation im Krisenmanagement” (Volkmar Pipek, Christian Reuter)


12(3): Themenheft “Interaktive Oberflächen in Forschung und Praxis” (Daniel Klinkhammer, Harald Reiterer, Raimund Dachselt)

12(2): Special Issue “Serious Games” (Maik Masuch, Jörg Niesenhaus)


11(3): Special Issue “Ambient Assisted Living” (Alexander Richter, Claudia Müller, Myriam Lewkowicz, Steffen Budweg)

11(2): Themenheft “Be-greifbare Interaktion” (Eva Hornecker, Johann Habakuk Israel, Marius Brade, Dietrich Kammer)

11(1): Themenheft “Forschungsherausforderungen des E-Learning” (Ulrike Lucke, Ulrik Schroeder)


10(3): Themenheft “Modellbasierte Entwicklung von Benutzungsschnittstellen” (Gerrit Meixner, Sebastian Feuerstack)

10(2): Special Issue “Persuasive Technology” (Marc Hassenzahl, Wolfgang Prinz, Hagen Buchholz, Matthias Laschke)

10(1): Themenheft “Adaptive Systeme” (Tim Hussein)


9(3): Themenheft “Digitale Soziale Netze” (Ralf Klamma, Clemens Cap)

9(1): Themenheft “Usablity Professionals Forum” (Sarah Diefenbach, Marc Hassenzahl, Daniel Ullrich, Matthias C. Schroeder)


8(3): Themenheft “Social Semantic Web” (Jürgen Ziegler, Steffen Lohmann, Sören Auer)

8(2): Themenheft “Nutzungsschnittstellen und interaktive Anwendungen im Auto” (Albrecht Schmidt, Susanne Boll, Klaus Bengler)

8(1): Themenheft “Mensch-Computer-Interaktion im Operationssaal” (Bernhard Preim, Werner Korb)


7(3): Themenheft “Usability und Ästhetik” (Marc Hassenzahl)

7(2): Themenheft “Blended Museum” (Maximilian Eibl)


6(3): Themenheft “Modellbasierte Entwicklung interaktiver Systeme” (Peter Forbrig, Gerd Szwillus)

6(1): Themenheft: “Web 2.0” (Astrid Beck)


5(3): Themenheft “Playful Computing” (Steffi Beckhaus, Carsten Magerkurth, Jürgen Niehaus)

5(2): Themenheft “Knowledge Media Design” (Udo Bleimann, Peter Friedrich Stephan)

5(1): Themenheft “Consumer Electronics” (Michael Burmester, Franz Koller)


4(2): Themenheft “Communities und Community-Unterstützung” (Michael Koch, Wolfgang Prinz)


3(2): Themenheft “E-Learning” (Michael Herczeg) – FIRST Special Issue