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Ubiquitous computing

FDA161, 2004VT

Status Archive
School Computer and Information Science (CIS)
Division HCS
Owner Magnus Bång

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Course plan

No of lectures

8-10

Recommended for

Anyone interested in ubiquitous computing.

The course was last given

New course

Goals

The area of Human-Computer Interaction is currently under transformation. Next
generation computer technology will be embedded into our tools and physical
environments. This course will explore problems and opportunities that arise
when our physical environments become the interface to digital information. The
course will cover both the philosophical foundations and practical applications of Ubiquitous Computing.

Prerequisites

None

Organization

A series of seminars with paper presentations by the participants.

Contents

The philosophical and theoretical foundation for Ubiquitous Computing
Social implications of Ubiquitous Computing (privacy, security, and human
values)
Augmented tools and environments
Context-aware computing
Tangible interfaces
Badge and positioning systems
Interactive walls and tables
Distributed user interfaces
Networks and infrastructures for Ad hoc services

Literature

Collection of papers in the area.

Lecturers

Magnus Bång

Examiner

Henrik Eriksson

Examination

Presentation of papers at seminar. Active participation in semainars.

Credit

3 poäng

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