Prerequisite: CISY 311

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CISY 412 Mobile Computing (3 Credits)


Prerequisite: CISY 311



Lecturer: Zablon Ochomo,
zochomo@icontrace.com

Cource web site:
http://notes.icontrace.com




Purpose of the Course:

The course equips the student with the basic concepts and technologies in the design and
implementation of mobile applications.

Expected Learning Outcomes:

At the end of the course, the student should be able to:



Understand concept
s, theory and techniques of mobile computing.



Design and deploy mobile applications.



Know data communication protocols governing mobile applications.


Course Content:

Introduct
ion to Mobile Phone Programming;

Mobile Phone Programming
Tools
;

Wireless Services:
GSM
,
USSD, SMPP, Mobile Money

Services
;

Android

Programming:
Introduction to Android
,
first
Android application
,
Anatomy of Android Application
,
Defining your application using
Android
manifest file
,
Managing application
resources
,
Exploring user interface screen elements
,
Designing
user interfaces with layouts
.
Project

Mode of Delivery
:



Lectures



Practical sessions



Problem Based Learning



Tutorials



Independent study


Instructional materials and/or equipment:




A computer
installed with a java compiler.



Android Development Kit



A mobile phone or mobile phone emulator.

Course Assessment.



Continuous Assessment



30 %



End of Trimester Examination.


70 %

Core Reading Material



Lauren Darcey and
Shane Conder, “Android Wireless
Application Development”, Pearson
Education, 2nd ed. (2011)



Frank H. P. Fitzek, Frank Reichert;
Mobile phone programming and its application to
wireless networking.

Springer Netherlands, 2007.

Recommended Reference Material:




Jochen Schiller,
Mobile Communications, 2nd Edition,
Pearson Education Limited 2003.



Shambhu Upadhyaya, Abhijit Chaudhury.
Mobile computing: implementing pervasive
information and communications and technologies.

2005.