Mobile computing is pervasive and changing nearly every aspect of society. Sensing, actuation, and mediation capabilities of mobile devices are transforming all aspects of computing: uses, networking, interface, form, etc. This course explores new technologies driving mobile computing and their implications for systems and society.

This quarter's focus areas include mobile sensing and localization, mobile learning, energy efficiency, interactive video, security and privacy, as well as urban computing.

Instructor: Heather Zheng
TA: Shinan Liu, Meng Wang
Lecture Time and Location: Tu Th 11:00-12:20pm, RY 276
Prereqs: CMSC 15400. CMSC 23000 or CMSC 23300 recommended. Knowledge of Java required.

Connect with the Class via Piazza (for lecture notes and news).

Grading Policy

Your quarter grade will be derived from lab assignments and a class project:

  • Lab assignments, 30%
  • Topic review, 20%
  • Course project, 45%
  • Class participation, 5%