Fall 2012

Mobile Computing

Listed in: Computer Science, as COSC-338H


Scott F. Kaplan (Section 01)


In the last decade, smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices have transformed our society by offering easy and continuous access to information and high-speed computation. The focus on mobile computing has raised new questions in the areas of networking, security, and hardware.  Even the process of programming has shifted, with the creation of mobile "apps" requiring increased attention to design, robustness, and efficiency.

This half-credit course explores the opportunities and challenges of mobile computing, with an emphasis on programming for mobile devices.  Students will complete projects in the iOS and Android environments.

Requisite: COSC 112.  Limited to 12 students.  Fall semester.  Professors Kaplan and L. McGeoch.


2022-23: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Fall 2012