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Course Description

This course will example efficient strategies to design and implement applications and services for mobile and wireless systems with a focus on mobile phone platforms. The course will start with an overview various mobile platforms that are broadly available today (iPhone, Windows Mobile, and Android). It will be followed by a broad array of topics in developing such applications and services, that include wireless communication issues, location-based services, cloud-based design, energy consumption and efficiency issues, human-computer interaction for small form factor devices, and system integration.

The main focus of the course will be a semester-long programming project that will be done in groups of 4 or more. Students will be required to quickly come up to speed with their programming platform, define a specific project objectives in detail, and showcase a full application by the end of the semester.

Syllabus PDF

Required text

There are no required texts for this course as most of the material will be drawn from diverse articles.

General Information

Class Time MWF 2.30-3.45pm
Room Education Science 228 (labs will be in CS 1350 and 1370)

Personnel

Instructor Teaching Assistant 1 Teaching Assistant 2
Name Suman Banerjee Achin Kulshrestha Xuan Zhang
Email suman@cs.wisc.edu achink@cs.wisc.edu xzhang359@wisc.edu
Office CS 7391 send email send email
Office hours after class

Please confirm meetings by email before you show up for office hours.

Class Mailing List compsci407-1-s16@lists.wisc.edu
Final Exam None

Labs

Android labs iOS labs

Handouts

Assignments will be due at the start of class on the due date. Late assignments will not be accepted, so turn in whatever you have done.

Handout Handed Out Comments Solutions
Course Overview and Syllabus