Lecturer: Professor A. Hopper and others
No. of lectures: 16
The aim of this course is to broaden the experience of students by asking expert guest lecturers to discuss real-world issues which are of current interest to the computer community.
At the end of the course students should
Stajano, F.M. (2002). Security for ubiquitous computing. Wiley. ISBN 0-470-84493-0.
Campbell, A. & Nahrstedt, K. (1997). Building QoS into distributed systems. Chapman and Hall. ISBN 0-412-80940-0.
Harter, A., Hopper, A., Steggles, P., Ward, A. & Webster, P. (1999). The anatomy of a context-aware application. Proceedings of the 5th Annual ACM/IEEE International conference on Mobile computing and Networking (Mobicom '99), Seattle, Washington, USA, August 15-20 1999. Available for download from http://www.uk.research.att.com/abstracts.html
Hopper, A. (1999). Sentient computing. The Royal Society Clifford Paterson Lecture 1999. Available for download from http://www.uk.research.att.com/abstracts.html
Yang, S.J., Nieh, J., Selsky, M. & Tiwari, N. (2002). The performance of remote display mechanisms for thin-client computing. In Proceedings of the 2002 USENIX Annual Technical Conference, Monterey, CA, June 10-15, 2002, pp. 131-146.
Global Positioning System Overview:
Brown, C.M. & Terzopoulos, D. (ed.) (1995). Real-time Computer Vision. Cambridge University Press.
Webb, W. Introduction to Wireless Local Loop. Second Edition: Broadband and Narrowband Systems.
Broadband Wireless Association: http://www.broadband-wireless.org/