Mobile geoinformatics - development and use of innovative servicesFDA166, 2004VT
Masters level course
No of lectures
16 h at 4 occations
The course was last given
The purpose with this course is to give the students deeper knowledge and theoretical perspectives on mobile applications with GIS. The subject Geoinformatics is interdisciplinary and share several academic and application fields. The course will give an overview of the research in the area and prepare for research.
We recommend basic knowledge in GIS and preferable in programming and databases.
Tuition, seminars and exercises are provided concentrated between 10-15 during one day on 4 occasions. Parts of the course communication as well as access to tutorials can be provided on distance.
Technology, design and usability issues in a wide range of applications are
covered by lectures, active participation in a small project, seminars and a
home exam. The course material includes tutorials, theoretical and practical
material on mobile informatics, GPS and other positioning techniques, wireless
communications and a wide range of application areas such as farming,
transportation, sensors, consumer applications, engineering, market
Specific areas that are included:
Types of use
Development and evaluation principles
Business models for mobile applications and services
Navigation technology and services
Interoperability in wireless distributed networks
Technological components (overview)
Course CD with tutorials, literature in PDF files, links on web-site
Michael LeDuc, Åke Sivertun
Examination by active participation in the lectures, seminars and exercises and a written report. Home exam. Publication of the report as scientific working paper or presentation at conference are rewarded.
5 credits or 7.5 ECTS
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Last updated: 2012-05-03