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COMP448A Developing Mobile Applications

15 Points

This paper will consider the design and implementation of applications for mobile devices covering topics such as: mobile application software architectures; development platform options; design and evaluation of small-screen touch-based user interfaces; leveraging technologies such as global positioning, near-field communication and orientation/environmental sensing; mobile web applications and publishing to application stores. Practical work will use the Android platform and so the paper is best-suited to students with experience of Java programming.

Pre Requisite Papers
Either COMP316 Artificial Intelligence Techniques and Applications or
COMP321 Practical Data Mining, and
a further 60 points at 300 level in Computer Science

Corresponding Papers
COMP548 Developing Mobile Applications

Lecturers and Tutors

A Semester

Moodle Link
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Official Timetable Information

Assessment Ratio
Internal assessment/final examination ratio 1:0

Assessment Components
There are 3 items of coursework. Each is worth one third of the final course grade. Submission dates are as follows:

  • Coursework 1: Friday 28th March
  • Coursework 2: Friday 2nd May
  • Coursework 3: Friday 6th June
Coursework will be practically oriented and focus on design and implementation of a mobile application.

Attendance Policy
Class attendance is expected. The course notes provided are not comprehensive, additional material will be covered in class. You are responsible for all material covered in class.

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