[ 921PECOPSEV13 ] VL Pervasive Computing: Systems and Environments

Es ist eine neuere Version 2021W dieser LV im Curriculum Master's programme Business Informatics 2023W vorhanden.
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Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
3 ECTS M1 - Master's programme 1. year Computer Science Alois Ferscha 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Original study plan Master's programme Computer Science 2016W
Objectives The continuously unfolding research field of Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing will be presented based on key research issues and contributions, the principle methods of system design and development, the state-of-the art of technology and the potential domains of application.
Subject Historical roots, vision and paradigms; enabling technologies for identification, positioning, localization and tracking; wireless communication, sensor/actuator systems, system architectures for networked embedded systems; systems software and middleware, system design for context-awareness, coordination, unobtrusiveness and multimodal interaction; ethnographic, social, legal, security and privacy issues.
Criteria for evaluation Written exam at the end of the semester
Methods Slide presentation with case studies on the blackboard
Language English
Study material Reading:

  • Hansmann, U.; Merk, L.; Nicklous, M.; Stober, T.: Pervasive Computing Handbook. Springer, Berlin/Heidelberg/New York, 2001.
  • Krumm, J.: Ubiquitous Computing Fundamentals. CRC Press, Boca Raton, 2010.
  • Norman, D. A.: The Invisible Computer. MIT Press, Cambridge/MA, 1999.
  • Weiser, M.: The Computer for the 21st Century. Scientific American, 1991.

Supplementary materials will be announced during the semester.

Changing subject? No
Corresponding lecture (*)INMPPVOPCIN: VO Pervasive Computing Infrastructure (3 ECTS)
On-site course
Maximum number of participants -
Assignment procedure Direct assignment