Spring 2017

Mobile Computing and Smart Sensing

Listed in: Computer Science, as COSC-342

Moodle site: Course


Aarathi Prasad (Section 01)


This course will introduce mobile and wearable computing and smart sensing. The number of smartphone users in the world is predicted to grow to 2.5 billion in 2019. The Internet of Things, once called the "next best thing," is already here.  Students will learn how to design the next-generation of efficient mobile devices and applications with the user’s interests and privacy in mind. The course will cover different aspects of mobile computing and smart sensing such as ethics, security and privacy, usability, computing in an environment with low resources, and wireless networking.  Students will be expected to identify new applications of mobile computing and/or smart sensors.  They will learn at least one development framework (Android, Arduino) and use it to develop their course project. 

Requisite: COSC 201. Spring semester. Visiting Professor Prasad.


2019-20: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Spring 2017