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This course will explore efficient strategies to design and implement applications and services for this emerging class of mobile phone platforms. The course will start with an overview various mobile platforms that are broadly available today. It will be followed by a roughly 8-9 week period where the students will be led through a series of laboratory exercises in building simple applications. The platform of choice may vary across different semesters. Beyond this 8-9 week period, the course will foray into 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. 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.
There are no required texts for this course as most of the material will be drawn from diverse articles.
Class Time MWF 2.30-3.45pm (On Mondays class will end at 3.30pm)
Room CS 1240
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|Office||CS 7391||send email||send email|
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Please confirm meetings by email before you show up for office hours.
Class Mailing List firstname.lastname@example.org
Final Exam None
Assignments will be due by the end of the class as will be explained during the course. Late assignments will not be accepted, so turn in whatever you have done.
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