ECE 60874 - Mobile Computing Systems

Lecture Hours: 3 Credits: 3

Areas of Specialization(s):

Counts as:

Normally Offered: Each Spring

Requisites by Topic:
Object-Oriented Programming, Computer Networks, and Operating Systems

Catalog Description:
This course will introduce the technologies of mobile computing systems for various applications, including multimedia, cloud services, location-based services, data collections and privacy. This course will include both hands-on assignments writing mobile applications as well as reading recently published papers on the technologies. The students will design mobile services and present their projects.

Required Text(s): None.

Recommended Text(s):
  1. Mobile Computing: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications , David Taniar, Information Science Reference, 2008, ISBN No. 9781605660547.

Lecture Outline:

Weeks Major Topics
1 Introduction to mobile computing systems. Course overview
2 Wireless networks
3 Multimedia and mobile applications
4-5 Mobile and cloud computing
6-8 Resource management
9-10 Location-based services
11-12 Data collection and privacy
13 Trends in mobile computing
14-15 Student presentations of projects