Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
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This subject is not offered in 2011.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hours of lectures, 12 hours of student presentations, 12 hours of tutorial/laboratory classes; Non-contact time commitment: 84 hours |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
The prerequisites are:
Study Period Commencement:
Not offered in 2011
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/|
Dr Adrian Pearce
|Subject Overview:||A major focus is the programming of mobile devices using the standard toolkits "Java Micro Edition" or ".NET Compact Framework". Topics covered include: programming applications for Smartphones and PDAs; user interfaces for mobile devices; accessing location sensing technologies; interfaces for grid computing; geometric routing; data and information management, in particular for location-based services; privacy and security issues; and SnycML, WAP and XML technologies.|
|Objectives:||On completion of this subject students should: |
|Assessment:||Project work during semester of approx. 24 hours (25%), one presentation including a short paper of a current research approach in mobile computing expected to take about 12 hours (15%) and a 3-hour written examination at the end of the semester (60%). All components must be completed satisfactorily to pass the subject.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject students should:
Master of Engineering (Software) |
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