School of Computer Science

Module 06-29289 (2020)

Mobile & Ubiquitous Computing

Level 3/H

Christopher Baber Russell Beale Sandy Gould Semester 2 20 credits
Co-ordinator: Sandy Gould
Reviewer: Christopher Baber

The Module Description is a strict subset of this Syllabus Page.

Outline

This module is concerned with the issues surrounding mobile and ubiquitous computing systems. It examines the particular issues that arise in these systems both from a technical perspective and in terms of usability and interaction. The underlying theoretical and technological frameworks are discussed. Students are introduced to development tools and techniques for building mobile systems and their understanding is reinforced through practical work. The present and potential future applications are reviewed.


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this module, the student should be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the technologies used in mobile and ubiquitous systems and the constraints that they impose
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the range of novel applications based upon mobile systems as well as their particular requirements
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the models and technologies for developing mobile applications
  • Demonstrate practical skills in developing mobile applications

Cannot be taken with

  • 06-25689 - Mobile & Ubiquitous Computing (Extended)

Assessment

  • Main Assessments: 1.5 hour examination (50%) and continuous assessment (50%)
  • Supplementary Assessments: 1.5 hour examination (50%) and continuous assessment (50%) over the Summer Period

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