21w.780, Section 1, Mobile Communications
Ed Barrett (14N-336; ebarrett; 3-6475)
Frank Bentley (bentley)
Dan Bersak (drb)
Students work in small collaborative design teams to propose, build
and document a semester-long project focused on mobile applications
for cell phones. Assignments also include creating several small
mobile applications in addition to the semester-long project. Students
document their work through a series of written and oral proposals,
progress reports and final reports. This course covers the basics of
J2ME and explores mobile imaging and media creation, GPS location,
user-centered design, usability testing and prototyping. Course 6
students may take this class for Course 6 elective credit under 6.033.
Java experience highly recommended (1.00, 6.170 or equivalent or
permission of instructors).