Internet and Mobile Services

Lecturer: Francesco Ricci

Academic year 2010-2011 - 1st Semester

Objectives | Syllabus | Exam | Lectures | Material

Start date: October 5th, 2010
Lectures: Tue. 9:30 -11:30 - Room E412
Labs: Tue. 11:30-12:30 - Room  E431 (Starting from October 12th) - The first lab is Wed. 6th at 14:00 -15:00 in Room 431

pAvailability Hours: Tue 14.00-16.00 - by prior arrangement via e-mail

Objectives: This course deals with the design and development of mobile services exploiting various mobile communication technologies. The course covers the motivation for the development of Mobile Services, enabling students to understand the open opportunities for developing such applications. Then, the course provides practical knowledge required for designing and building successful mobile applications mostly in the Java 2 Micro Edition platform.  There will be illustrated principles for the design and the development of user friendly applications. The course also illustrates some advanced characteristics of mobile applications, such as location-based adaptation, personalization, and ubiquitous computing.



The exam consists of two parts:

Projects proposed for 2010/2011: projects-2010.pdf

How to plan and build your project (system-building.pdf)
Examples of  the students' projects can be found here
Written Exam: February 9th, 2011, at 8:30
Presentation of the projects: February 1st, at 10:30 in room E412
Projects Evaluation Winter 2010/2011
Exam results:
February 2011 - June 2011 - September 2011

1. Overview and Course Motivations - Introduction to Mobile services - October 5th
2. Mobile applications, devices and Java 2 Micro Edition - October 12th
3. Graphical User Interfaces in J2ME - October 19th
4. Persistent Storage Management in J2ME - October 26th
5.  The Mobile Market for Applications - November 2nd
6. Http Connection in J2ME - November 9th
7. Server Socket Connection,Wireless Messaging - November 16th and November 23rd
8. Location Based Services and the Location API - November 23rd and November 30th
9. Telecommunication Systems I - December 7th and December 14th
10. Mobile Web - December 14th
11. Telecommunication Systems II -December 14th and December 21st Conclusions and Projects Presentation

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