IMT6221 - Mobile Technology


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Portfolio
Grade: Passed/Failed

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Portfolio 100/100

Course content

Conducting research on Mobile devices


Controlling the platform

Optimization for mobile computing

Mobile sensor integration

Mobile device research in limited environments

Ubiquitous computing

Augmented reality on mobile devices

Learning outcome


Writing ethics applications for mobile research projects

Working with integrated development environments to create applications that can be used for scientific research

Analysis of the strengths and weaknesses in mobile research

The ability to deploy mobile applications to an application marketplace


An increased knowledge of cloud computing applications and the role of mobile devices in distributed computing

Knowledge of the capabilities and limitation of new mobile devices

Knowledge of the changes in society created by the use of mobile computing devices

Understanding of SaaS and cloud computing implications for mobile computing

General Competence

The ability read, analyse and contribute to academic research

The ability to communicate research results to the general public

The ability to analyse and adjust a project based on feedback from experts and end users

Learning methods and activities

-Group work
-This course will focus on advances in Mobile technology, and is designed to develop students' understanding of the frontier of research in mobile computing.

Compulsory requirements: None

Further on evaluation

Re-sit: None

Forms of assessment:
The portfolio will be assessed based on a research report and the deployment of a prototype of a mobile application. The research report must clearly demonstrate research competence in relation to mobile computing. The associated application will demonstrate the core contribution of the research area selected by the student.

Specific conditions

Required previous knowledge

Developing applications for iOS, android, or phone 8

Course materials

Research papers from ACM SIGCHI, IEEE MASS, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, as well as other journal and conference papers.

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  5.0 SP
Study level: Doctoral degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

Language of instruction: English

Location: Gjøvik

Subject area(s)
  • Informatics
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Computer Science


Examination arrangement: Portfolio

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Portfolio 100/100



Room Building Number of candidates
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