Mobile Technology
2014-2015 - IMT6221 - 5 ECTS

Prerequisite(s)

Developing applications for iOS, android, or phone 8

Expected learning outcomes

Skills

  • Writing ethics applications for mobile research projects
  • Working with integrated development environments to create applications that can be used for scientific research
  • Analysis of the strengths and weaknesses in mobile research
  • The ability to deploy mobile applications to an application marketplace

Knowledge

  • An increased knowledge of cloud computing applications and the role of mobile devices in distributed computing
  • Knowledge of the capabilities and limitation of new mobile devices
  • Knowledge of the changes in society created by the use of mobile computing devices
  • Understanding of SaaS and cloud computing implications for mobile computing

General Competence

  • The ability read, analyse and contribute to academic research
  • The ability to communicate research results to the general public
  • The ability to analyse and adjust a project based on feedback from experts and end users

Topic(s)

  • Conducting research on Mobile devices
    • Repeatability
    • Controlling the platform
  • Optimization for mobile computing
  • Mobile sensor integration
  • Mobile device research in limited environments
  • Ubiquitous computing
  • Augmented reality on mobile devices

Teaching Methods

Group works

Teaching Methods (additional text)

This course will focus on advances in Mobile technology, and is designed to develop students' understanding of the frontier of research in mobile computing

Form(s) of Assessment

Portfolio Assessment

Form(s) of Assessment (additional text)

The portfolio will be assessed based on a research report and the deployment of a prototype of a mobile application. The research report must clearly demonstrate research competence in relation to mobile computing. The associated application will demonstrate the core contribution of the research area selected by the student.

Grading Scale

Pass/Failure

External/internal examiner

Internal examiner, every third year external and internal examiner. The first time is in 2014.

Re-sit examination

None

Examination support

None

Coursework Requirements

None

Teaching Materials

Research papers from ACM SIGCHI, IEEE MASS, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, as well as other journal and conference papers.