Faculty of Information Technology
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This unit is only available to students enrolled in the double award Master International/Master of Information Technology Systems with South East University, China
This unit provides a high level coverage of mobile and distributed computing. It will focus on the underlying concepts and standards of mobile computing and current technologies for mobile and distributed systems. It will discuss cellular networks, wireless networks and their standards and technologies, context-aware computing, location-awareness, wireless sensor networks, internet mobility, web services and service-oriented technology, cloud computing and current research trends and case studies.
At the completion of this unit students will:
Examination (2 hours): 50%; In-semester assessment: 50%
Minimum total expected workload equals 12 hours per week comprising:
(a.) Contact hours for on-campus students:
(b.) Additional requirements (all students):
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Prerequisite knowledge includes advanced programming skills, sound knowledge of Java, and basic/advanced knowledge of SQL.