CS4284 - Mobile Computing

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Computer Science
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
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Course Offering Term*:
Semester B 2017/18

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course studies introductory and emerging topics in mobile computing and networking. The topics are grouped into four main areas: basic communication and networking, architectures and technologies of wireless and mobile networks, software development for mobile devices and newly-emerging areas of mobile computing.  Mobile communication theories, algorithms and architectures will be introduced involving wireless cellular networks, mobile/wireless TPC, wireless LAN, and mobile device technologies such as smartphones and tablets.  Simple software development tools of mobile apps will be introduced.  Newly-emerging mobile applications that capitalize mobile computing and cloud computing will be discussed.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 40%
Examination: 60%
Examination Duration: 2 hours
For a student to pass the course, at least 30% of the maximum mark for the examination must be obtained.
Detailed Course Information


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