CSEP590B/F Winter 2011
Smartphone Mobile Computing

Gaetano Borriello
with Temitope Oluwafemi and Cary Anderson

Monday evenings 6:30 to 9:30 in JHN 175

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Kubota Garden
Photo credit: Bruce Hemingway


Course Description

Introduction to the mobile phone as the first truly ubiquitous computing device. Topics include: evolution of the cell phone, the mobile web, location and navigation, sensors and context-awareness, transport protocols, user interfaces, social media, relationship to tablets and netbooks, application domains including participatory sensing, citizen science, micro-blogging, and health. The course will consist of readings, discussion, and short research or implementation projects.

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Course Information

Calendar (including links to lecture notes, readings, and assignments)
Assignment descriptions and dropbox for completed assignments to turn-in
List of weekly readings
Grade book
Office hours by appointment (email Gaetano or Tope or Cary to arrange)
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